Advocacy & Representation

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OPRA works with its Members and policymakers to shape Ohio’s service system so that individuals with DD can lead increasingly independent, productive, and integrated lives.


Community Connections Career Partnership (Ohio)

An innovatitve partnership between OPRA and the Ohio Alliance of Direct Support Professionals (OADSP) to teach the DSPaths curriculum to high school students.

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ProviderGuide Plus

A new easy-to-use online tool developed by OPRA, the Ohio Association of County Boards, and the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities to help individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families find, select and anonymously review service providers.

Click here to learn to vist ProviderGuide Plus.


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To support and provide advocacy for community-based service providers to ensure the availability of programs, services and funding adequate to support and assist individuals with developmental disabilities as they strive to achieve a life of increasing independence, productivity and integration.

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In an effort to address Ohio’s developmental disabilities system’s workforce crisis, OPRA has launched is a statewide DSP recruitment effort that combines data-driven, targeted DSP branding and recruitment advertising with an on-line direct link that connects potential employees with provider employers. For more information on participating in DSP recruitment, visit

Upcoming Events

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  • June 19 2018

    Combined OPRA HR & Workforce Committee Meeting

  • June 21 2018

    The Challenges of Managing the Millennial Generation

    Looking to understand this generation? Why don’t tactics and strategies used for past generations work...

  • June 25 2018

    Employment First Meeting