There are many aspects of caring for a person on the autism spectrum. Often, they have several additional medical issues like asthma, immune disorders, vitamin and mineral deficiencies, and epilepsy. If a person requires medicine, it is important to understand the medicine and how to manage it properly. Additionally, it's … [Read more...]
This month is National Autism Awareness Month. For almost a quarter of a century, Autism Awareness has been celebrated in April, promoting inclusion and awareness for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This year, the goal of the campaign is to make our society more inclusive, accepting and appreciative of … [Read more...]
April represents much more than Springtime and the college basketball Final Four. It is also National Parkinson’s Awareness month. A diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease is devastating and can be alarming for family members who are now in the role of care provider. Care providers assume an array of responsibilities ranging from … [Read more...]
In early 2016, D&S Residential Services, LP partnered with Scioto Properties, Inc to construct three new homes for people to reside in Greene County licensed as Intermediate Care Facilities (ICFs). This project was a result of the anticipated closure of Greene Valley Developmental Center (GVDC), Tennessee’s last … [Read more...]
38% of Americans know someone with Down syndrome.
Each year, Down Syndrome International (DSI) educates people all over the world about what it means to have Down syndrome. They engourage people all over the world to celebrate Down Syndrome Day with activities and events that celebrate individuals with Downs. We invite … [Read more...]
Scioto finds and purchases properties that are safe, convenient and affordable homes for people with developmental disabilities. We work with provider organizations, state agencies, families, and individuals to ensure the homes we purchase are specific to the needs of the people who will be living there.