HB 778 places the legal authority for the operation and administration of the program under the Miami County Child Welfare Board.
Miami County Child Welfare Board Assumes Operation
Riverside School Erected in Troy
Through grants from the Miami County Commissioners and the Miami County Council for Retarded Children, the original Riverside school is constructed at 1625 Troy Sidney Road in Troy
An addition is constructed, including the newly named Riverside Adult Training Center.
A sheltered workshop starts for adults over 21 years of age.
Added to School
The workshop is placed under the administration of the Miami County Welfare Board.
Advocates successfully lead a statewide initiative asking the state of Ohio to remove the term, "Mental Retardation" from all County Board names. We officially become the Miami County Board of Developmental Disabilities.
Advocates Lead Statewide Initiative to Remove "MR" Term