The SHC, The Arc of Medina County, partners with individuals with disabilities and their families to provide a full range of services to assist them in living a quality life in their chosen community.
Camp Paradise 2013 -- the ULTIMATE summer vacation!
Are you thinking about summer vacation? Come to Camp Paradise for a summer of excitement, outdoor adventure and friendship! SHC/The Arc of Medina County has another exciting summer camp program planned for you this year. Camp Paradise provides our campers with a variety of activities ranging from creative arts like music and art therapy to sports, outdoor adventures, swimming, wagon rides and bonfires. Eight themed weeks are filled with games, crafts, music, sports, and entertainment for youth and adult campers with developmental disabilities.
Employment Opportunities @ SHC
We're currently accepting applications for an Ombudsman to assist individuals in Medina County. Visit our opportunities page to see a listing for this position and other on-going employment opportunities.
The Arc of Ohio Day at Cedar Point, May 22
Join SHC/The Arc of Medina County and The Arc of Ohio for a day of fun at Cedar Point on Wednesday, May 22! Reduced rate tickets are available by calling The Arc of Ohio at, 800-875-2723.
Autism Family Night
The Medina County District Library will welcome families with members on the autism spectrum for Autism Family Night. The Brunswick Library will be open after hours on Saturday, June 1 from 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. Sensory Storytime will begin at 5:30 p.m. Please register at www.mcdl.info, or by calling 330-273-4150.
Free Prescription Assistance Program for All Ohio Residents
The Ohio Drug Card is free statewide prescription assistance program that offers free drug cards to all Ohio residents. The program provides discounts on both brand and generic medications with an average savings of around 30 percent. The program has no restrictions to membership, no income requirements, no age limitations and there are no applications to fill out. Everyone is eligible to receive savings!
Ohio Legal Rights Is Now Disability Rights Ohio
Ohio Legal Rights (LRS) has changed to a non-profit corporation with a new name: Ohio Disability Rights Law and Policy Center, doing business as Disability Rights Ohio. Their mission is to advocate for the human, civil and legal rights of people with disabilities in Ohio. Disability Rights Ohio will replace LRS as Ohio's Protection and Advocacy system and Client Assistance Program by October 1, 2012. To learn more about this change and Disability Rights Ohio, visit their website at www.disabilityrightsohio.org Keep informed on the latest news by staying connected to SHC's facebook page.
- ADA Document Center
- American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
- The Arc (National)
The Arc (Ohio)
- Autism Society of Ohio
- Center for Disability Information and Referral
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA)
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- Akron Children?s Hospital
- Community Fund Management Foundation
- disAbility Information and Resources
IBM Resources for the Disabled
- Leave a Legacy
- Medina County Board of DD
- Medina County Family First Council
- Medina County Government
- Medina County Office for Older Adults
Medina County Senior Services Network
Ohio Adaptive Sports
- Museum of disAbility History
- Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities
- Ohio Department of DD
- Special Music by Special People
- Special Olympics - International
- Special Olympics - Ohio
- United Way of Medina County
- USA Toy Lending Library Association
- VSA arts of Ohio
- Wrightslaw Special Education Advocate