Ohio Revised Code section 5126.081 requires that the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities establish a system of accreditation for county boards of developmental disabilities to ensure that the Boards are in compliance with federal and state statutes and rules and the accreditation standards as outlined in Ohio Administrative Code 5123:2-4-01. Based on the results of an accreditation review, a County Board of DD may be awarded an accreditation of from one to four years.
Scan of the PCBDD's Accreditation Certificate
The Portage County Board of Developmental Disabilities last went through an accreditation review by a team of reviewers from the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities in late 2013. Based on the review, the Board was awarded a four-year accreditation from the Department running from March 1, 2014 through February 28, 2018. The Board’s Accreditation Certification is available for download here: Accreditation Certification.
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