An accreditation certificate has been issued to the Board by the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities on September 15, 2014.
A comprehensive review of the Board of DD was conducted earlier this year by the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD). The accreditation review is a very rigorous and thorough process, spanning approximately six months. A team of surveyors from DODD reviewed all areas of Board of DD operations including personnel administration, services and support, and other indicators of the general efficiency and effectiveness of the Board of DD in the community it serves.
The results of the review found that the Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities achieved substantial compliance with minimum standards and subsequently obtained a 4-year period of accreditation.
County Boards are given several months of advance notice to prepare for the accreditation review, which requires many staff hours and a great deal of coordination between programs and departments.
The administrator and staff of the Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities are to be commended for their efforts in achieving this service accreditation, as recognized by the state’s review.