Reflections is the HCDDS monthly newsletter for our stakeholders, including families and people with DD, employees, elected officials, providers, and others. This page features Reflections issues from the past year. 

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Mar 30, 2021
In March we celebrated DD Awareness Month with success stories about people we support, we announced the creation of a new magazine, shared information on waiver changes and COVID-19. Click here to read this issue.
Feb 24, 2021
Our February issue provides important vaccination updates, shares an inspirational post called "Loving my Skin," by advocate Shari Cooper, has details on Zoom Connection for Kids and OTR's Film Fest. Read the issue here.
Feb 3, 2021
In the January issue, you will hear from Superintendent Leia Snyder about the COVID-19 vaccination process, meet Budget Director Neil Townsend, discover the 2021 Annual Plan online and learn about the tech ambassador kick-off. Read it here. 
Dec 22, 2020
In the December issue, we honor the career and contributions of retiring Superintendent Alice Pavey, take a look at the 2021 Annual Plan and recognize individuals who went above & beyond in 2020. Click here to read this issue.
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Nov 24, 2020
Our November issue includes an update on two housing developments, updates about community partnerships and our response to COVID-19, a voter experience survey and more. Click here to read it.
A girl stands on the riverbank, with her hands raised in victory. she has dark hair and is wearing a pink shirt.
Oct 28, 2020
The October issue features stories celebrating employment, living a full life, and voting rights. It also includes an update on the superintendent transition and trauma-informed care. Click here to read it.
Sep 28, 2020
The September issue includes an introduction to our new superintendent, Leia Snyder, a remembrance for our budget director, updates on accessible voting, tips for self-care and more. Read it here.
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Aug 26, 2020
The August issue features a story about an advocacy award, pictures from the Rost gym dedication, accessibility information from the Cincinnati Art Museum, Election Day reminders and more. Click here to read it
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Jul 29, 2020
The July issue features a recap of our Disability Pride celebrations, an update on school reopening procedures, information about voting rights and the upcoming election. Click here to read.
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Jun 30, 2020
The June issue features an update on our COVID response, we share our plans for the ADA 30 celebration, reflect on the career of Lynne Calloway and celebrate an employment success. Read the newsletter here.
May 29, 2020
The May issue celebrates the Class of 2020, honors the life and legacy of Mike Fairbanks and shares an inspiring story from one of our own, Camilla Gilbert. Click here to read it.
May 1, 2020
The April issue features updates on our response to COVID-19, as well as success stories for how HCDDS and providers are adapting their services. Read the newsletter here.
Apr 23, 2020
The March issue features DD Awareness Month stories, an update on our Superintendent search, resources related to COVID-19, and information about the U.S. 2020 census. Click here to read it.