Archives by Month: August 2014

Summit DD Proudly Introduces its Second Detective

Summit DD is proud to introduce Detective Linda Rinear as part of a continued partnership with the Summit County Sheriff’s Office. Joining the Agency with more than 30 years of experience in law enforcement, Det. Rinear will work alongside Det. Joe Storad to review and investigate potentially criminal Major Unusual Incident (MUI) cases at Summit DD. Her specialized experience in handling sex crime and child abuse cases enhances our mission of protecting the more than 4,000 individuals we support. Read More ›

informDD August 2014

informDD August 2014

In this exciting issue of informDD, you get to experience a story of true friendship and the power of community. Plus, you get access to essential online resources that are available for both children and adults with developmental disabilities.

Summit DD and First Things First Offer New Screening Tools for Families

Did you know that the first five years of your child’s life are among the most important for his development? Many times delays aren’t recognized until elementary school or later. But did you also know that there are free tools available to help you recognize if he is meeting his milestones, or identify areas where additional support can assist your family?  These important tools can help you get your little one off to the right start early on! Read More ›

Take Me Home Program Aims to Assist Citizens with Disabilities

Summit DD is committed to connecting individuals with community resources that help people achieve their personal visions of a healthy and satisfying life. Aligning with our mission, Take Me Home is a Summit County initiative—sponsored by Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh and Sheriff Steve Barry—aimed at supporting individuals with disabilities who may need assistance communicating during emergency situations. Read More ›

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