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Below are the publications offered by Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities. These publications can be ordered by using the Pamphlet Order Blank, OOD-2601 or by calling toll-free in Ohio 800-282-4536, ext. 1477; in Franklin County, call 614-438-1477.

OOD Annual Reports

Annual Report Federal Fiscal Year 2015 & State Fiscal Year 2016 

Annual Report 2015   


Vocational Rehabilitation Comprehensive Assessment (CSNA) Reports

2015 Vocational Rehabilitation Comprehensive Statewide Needs Assessment (CSNA) - Appendices Only

 2012 Vocational Rehabilitation Comprehensive Statewide Needs Assessment (CSNA) 

Fact Sheets/Pamphlets/Brochures/Flyers

BVR Fact Sheet 

BSVI Fact Sheet

OOD Fact Sheet on SSI Work Incentive 1619 (a) and (b) provides comprehensive information about a work incentive that enables SSI recipients to earn more while maintaining SSI and Medicaid eligibility, pp. 4, 2013.

Information Interview is a handbook for counselors to use with consumers as they are preparing for vocational goal development that may or may not include training. It includes how to identify possible employers to contact, how to set up the face-to-face interview, a list of possible questions consumers can ask during interviews, excellent tips on how consumers should conduct themselves, and methods and strategies to use throughout the whole process, pp. 28, 2013. (THIS HANDBOOK IS CURRENTLY BEING UPDATED.)


Ten Steps to Communicating Effectively with People with Disabilities provides tips on interacting with people with disabilities, 2-sided card, 2013.


Ohio Business Leadership Network (OHBLN) explains how the OHBLN can help Ohio employers through information and resources to enhance their diversity initiatives by hiring people with disabilities, 3-fold pamphlet, 2013.

Are you Experiencing Impaired Vision or Vision Loss describes how people with impaired vision or vision loss seeking employment can work with OOD, two sided post card

Transition from School to Work describes how parents or caregivers of children beginning at age 14 can apply for services at OOD, two-sided flyer 

Ohio Youth Leadership Forum describes the program for high school juniors and seniors with disabilities to provide them with career leadership training. The four day program, which takes place once a year in Columbus, will cultivate leadership, citizenship, advocacy, a sense of independence and social skills, 2-fold pamphlet, 2013.

Healthcare Professionals advises how to interact with people with disabilities in a healthcare setting, 2-fold pamphlet, 2012.

 It's All About Employment:  Bureau of Services for the Visually Impaired explains services offered through OOD's Bureau of Services for the Visually Impaired, booklet

 Governor’s Council on People with Disabilities Annual Report

 Finding a Job Should be about Ability provides information about OOD's vocational rehabilitation programs, 3-fold style

 Ohio Personal Care Assistance outlines personal care assistance available for Ohioans with disabilities, 3-fold pamphlet, 2013.


A Guide to Transition Services: Helping Students with Disabilities Move from School to Work describes services available through OOD and the Ohio Department of Education which helps students make the transition from school to work. It focuses on the vocational rehabilitation referral process and services for youth with severe disabilities who are eligible for OOD services, pp. 16, 2013.(THIS GUIDE IS CURRENTLY BEING UPDATED.)

Consumer Guide to Post-Secondary Educational Training explains the policies and requirements involved when a person receives post-secondary educational training services from OOD. Services may be provided at a variety of colleges, technical schools, training programs, etc. Educational expenses include tuition, fees, books and supplies, pp. 12, 2013.(THIS GUIDE IS CURRENTLY BEING UPDATED.)

Veterans’ Guide to Vocational Rehabilitation Services informs Ohio’s veterans with disabilities on how OOD and other Ohio agencies can help them with their career goals, single fold pamphlet, 2013.