Since the Smart Home opened in March, nearly 400 people have taken a tour. Although the grant is coming to an end, we plan to partner with additional technology vendors and continue to offer tours of the Smart Home. We will share details on this page when new tours begin.
This Smart Home allows families to see the technology in action and understand how it might fit in their own lives. This innovative project has garnered significant local media attention, and we’re seeing more families take advantage of this service. You can learn more about the assistive technology, see media coverage and success stories, and find contact information for your county board below.
The Boards of DD in Butler, Clermont and Hamilton counties, along with Total Homecare Solutions and Rest Assured, collaborated on this regional project, thanks to generous support from The Ohio State University Nisonger Center and the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities.
Jun 26, 2019
If you're interested in learning more about assistive technology, remote support services or the Smart Home, please contact your local County Board of Developmental Disabilities.
Jun 17, 2019
Beth and Susie recently talked with Ann Thompson about how they use technology to live independently while also having the support they need.
Apr 12, 2019
This video highlights the technology available in the Smart Home such as sensors, two-way talk devices and more.
Mar 22, 2019
Beth and Susie, who use remote support technology, joined Lisa Davis from Clermont County Board of DD to talk about the new smart home and other available services.
Mar 14, 2019
Adam Shoemaker, of Total Homecare Solutions, and Allison Leedy, an SSA supervisor, explain how technology is helping people live more independently and addressing a workforce crisis.
Mar 5, 2019
The Smart Home was developed so people could experience the technology available through the Assistive Technology and Remote Support service.
Jan 2, 2019
Remote support allows Tonya to have some independence and peace of mind.
Dec 6, 2018
Julia loves the freedom that she gets by using remote support.
Nov 19, 2018
Mahalia has always yearned for more independence.
Nov 2, 2018
Emmitt, who goes by David, has a routine that gives him his sense of independence.
Oct 31, 2018
Beth and Susie are roommates, and for years they had staff providing on-site, on-call support.