Most homes are not built to accommodate people with disabilities, making it difficult for them to navigate and perform daily tasks. But when building a new home, you have many options to make it accessible such as choosing to build a single-level home with wide doorways for wheelchairs. There are also many options to modify … [Read more...]
Direct Support Providers (DSPs) afford vital support to their communities. Offering a range of services to people with disabilities, DSPs allow the people they serve to live, work and enjoy life as independently as possible. This week, Direct Support Providers Week, Scioto Properties is proud to recognize the passion and … [Read more...]
When it comes to speaking to a person with a disability, remember that first and foremost they are individuals with their own unique abilities, needs and interests. With one in five Americans having a disability, communicating with them is a skill that everyone should understand. The best rule of thumb is to speak exactly … [Read more...]
Studies have shown that group home environments—small, residential facilities designed to serve small groups of children or adults with chronic disabilities—can lead to increases in adaptive behavior, productivity, community integration and level of independence. If you’re interested in starting a group home, here’s what … [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.