Services for people with developmental disabilities.
About Hattie Larlham's mission to provide developmental disability health care and social services.

Hattie Larlham Overview

Hattie Larlham is a nonprofit organization that provides medical, residential, recreational and work training services to 1,800 children and adults with developmental disabilities. The organization provides services to children and young adults at the Hattie Larlham Center for Children with Disabilities in Mantua, Ohio, and to adults at community-based homes throughout Ohio.

Hattie Larlham Center for Children with Disabilities

The Hattie Larlham Center for Children with Disabilities provides medical, social and recreational services to children and adults with developmental disabilities. Staff at the residential center provides care seven days a week, 24 hours a day. Three shifts of dedicated professionals and caring staff provide health care and therapy services as well as prepare meals, wash and fold laundry and maintain the grounds. The Hattie Larlham Center for Children with Disabilities is located on Diagonal Road in Mantua, Ohio.

The Hattie Larlham Center for Children with Disabilities features a theater room, a warm-water pool, a multisensory room and a wheelchair-accessible outdoor playground and indoor play space. The center also features rooms for families to gather and naturally lit open spaces for socialization and play. The Hattie Larlham Center for Children with Disabilities creates a sense of home for the residents with developmental disabilities.

Hattie Larlham Group and Community Homes

Hattie Larlham provides residential services for adults with developmental disabilities in homes throughout Northeast Ohio. Hattie Larlham residential services for people with developmental disabilities are administered by staff who provide for the medical, personal, recreational and behavioral needs of each resident. Hattie Larlham community homes are skill- and social-appropriate settings for adults with developmental disabilities. Residents contribute to household duties and interact with their neighbors and local communities.

Hattie's Doggie Day Care & Boarding

Hattie's Doggie Day Care & Boarding is a cage-free dog day care and overnight boarding program that employs people with developmental disabilities. The employees gain self confidence and improve their social and communication skills through their jobs duties. Hattie's Doggie Day Care & Boarding provides individualized attention to each dog. Hattie's Doggie Day Care & Boarding locations are a home away from home for dogs. Each location offers full-service, professional dog grooming, and seasonal gifts.

Hattie's Creative Arts

Hattie's Creative Arts assists artists with developmental disabilities to create compelling works of art. A dialogue of yes or no questions uncover each artist’s choice. Hattie's Creative Arts participants work in disciplines including painting, photography, sculpting, music and poetry. Much of the artwork made by artists with developmental disabilities is available for sale, with the proceeds benefitting the artist.

Community Employment

Hattie Larlham Community Employment works with a network of Northeast Ohio companies to find jobs for adults with physical, mental, emotional or developmental disabilities. Community Employment works with the employee to assess and develop skills and deliver on-the-job training and coaching to ensure ongoing job satisfaction. Hattie Larlham Community Employment can find qualified, hard-working employees for your company. Hattie Larlham employment planning services and organizational employment services programs are CARF accredited.

Constant Companions

Constant Companions focuses on the mutually beneficial interaction between people with developmental disabilities and domestic animals such as cats, rabbits, birds and fish. These animals encourage participants to nurture and learn about the animals in their care.

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