With April showers taking over May, the best way to stay busy is by reading an exciting issue of informDD. This month we’ve got great updates on the nationwide Employment First initiative, an innovative Summit DD staff story and an article about a young man who’s impacting the world!
Archives by Day: May 21, 2014
In our desire to continually improve meeting the needs of individuals and families we support, Summit DD is taking another step forward in positive change. This month, six staff members will embark on Good Life training through the Ohio Association of County Boards, or OACB, to help build stronger communities within the developmental disabilities field. Read More ›
“Employment First” is a national movement based on the idea that competitive employment in an integrated setting should be the priority outcome for people with disabilities. It’s been just over two year since Governor John Kasich signed the Employment First Executive Order, making Ohio one of 26 states with an official Employment First Policy or legislation. Since then a statewide inter-agency Taskforce has been shaping the future of Employment First in Ohio, and their good work is already influencing Summit County. Read More ›