Medicaid Questions 

Families are receiving letters from the Ohio Department of Medicaid because it's open enrollment time. People on Medicaid need to choose a managed care plan unless they are on a DD waiver.
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  The Health Services department is committed to maintaining and promoting the health of individuals attending Stark DD programs so that each may achieve their maximum potential and experience an improved quality of life.  The Health Services Department is prepared to meet the health and medical needs of individuals with developmental disabilities across the life span. Health Services is involved in all service levels of the agency and offers a skilled, licensed professional staff of Nurses, Speech and Language Pathologists, Occupational and Physical Therapists.  All Health Services are based on the individuals needs as determined through evaluation and assessment.

Download a complete pamphlet on the Stark DD Health Services, including those provided at the early childhood, school age and adult programs here.

The Stark County Board of Developmental Disabilities Notice of Privacy Practices

Effective Date: April 14, 2003; Revised February 2017.

This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to the information.

Health Education Courses

Beginning in 2017, the Stark DD Health Services department will be offering Health Education Courses for the provider community. Stark DD health education courses are taught by Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) and American Heart Association (AHA) certified instructors and meet requirements for CPR and medication administration certification and renewals. For more information, contact the Health Services department, Cynthia Swanson, RN at 330-479-3832. Download a complete list of offered trainings here. Download the course registration form here.