Friends, Allies and Neighbors

A FANs Network is a group of people who are committed to enhancing the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities.

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The Good Life

The ‘Good Life’ focuses on helping people live a good life using some fundamental tools based on compassion, appreciation and respect.

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Individual’s Rights and Responsibilities

Watch this inspiring video of some of our individuals discussing their rights and responsibilities

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50th Anniversary Gala Celebration!

Join Us for our Celebration and Dinner on October 28, 2017

Keynote Speaker Chris Ulmer, Founder and CEO of Special Books by Special Kids

Tickets are $15 per person – to order call 419-221-1385 Ext. 1028

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Reduce Barriers – Ensure Supports – Maximize Choices!

The mission of the Allen County Board of Developmental Disabilities is to: Reduce Barriers – Ensure Supports – Expand Meaningful Community Involvement. Eligible individuals receive “person centered” assistance. Through the various services we provide we are empowering individuals to reach their highest potential.

The Allen County Board of DD offers a full range of services beginning with in-home early intervention programs for very young children and their families to service coordination for individuals who are elderly. Our staff links individuals and their families to needed services including but not limited to: preschool and school services, family support services which can include respite care, supported residential services, vocational training, community employment, and crisis intervention.