Archives by Month: November 2013

Summit DD and Help Me Grow Partner to Provide Seamless Early Intervention Services

When a family receives a diagnosis, or suspected diagnosis of a developmental disability, life takes on a new normal.  Normal becomes internet searches, insurance questions, paperwork, being put on hold, IFSPs, IEPs, and a constant wonder of what’s next.  There are no playbooks, rules or guides because every child and family are unique.  Normal also becomes celebrating little victories, teaching compassion and courage, and finding out that you and your child are capable of so much more than any search result would indicate.  You’ll also find that you are not alone.  In fact, you have a team.  Summit DD and Help Me Grow recently partnered to make that team stronger, and more seamless for you. Read More ›

Participants have a Blast at Acme Game Night

Games, pizza, prizes and friends – put these together and you have the perfect recipe for a fun-filled social event. This is exactly what took place when participants from Summit DD’s Blast program attended Game Night, hosted by Acme Fresh Market in Akron. Read More ›

Employment Serves as Springboard for Stephen’s Life Ambitions

Meet Stephen. He’s the most interesting man in the world! At least, that’s what his father jokes. While Stephen may deny his father’s humor, he does boast an extensive list of interests. And like most young adults, he has an encouraging group of family and friends who support him in pursuing those interests. With the added support of Summit DD, Stephen sets no boundaries to his list of hobbies and ambitions. Read More ›

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