Archives by Month: January 2015

informDD January 2015

See what’s in store for 2015 through the words of Superintendent, John Trunk. Also in this issue of informDD, learn more about generous Summit DD staff initiatives, discover handy assistive equipment resources, and set a night aside for your family at an upcoming inclusive kids’ concert.

Online Classifieds Resource Guide for Household Items

Choosing to live on your own or in shared living setting is an exciting time of your life.  It means independence, making decisions, and learning how to work within a budget. It also means picking out furniture, appliances and decorations that reflect your personality and lifestyle and will make your house feel like a home. To help, we’ve created an online resource guide for purchasing household items.

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A Night of Fun for Everyone

On February 6, Summit DD is partnering with the Northampton Christian Preschool for a free kids’ concert. The event features award-winning musician and author, Jim Gill. His fun musical styling promotes group play among children of all abilities, plus it’s catchy enough to get the parents to join the excitement. Read More ›

Dr. Jennifer Dwyer Appointed to Summit DD Board

(Tallmadge, Ohio) – Judge Elinore Marsh Stormer of Summit County Probate Court appointed Dr. Jennifer Dwyer to the Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board, or Summit DD, for a four-year term beginning January 2015.

Dr. Dwyer is currently the medical director of Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics and a practicing pediatrician in the Barberton area. Dr. Dwyer previously served with the Barberton Decker Family Development Center, working with other local agencies to better the lives of families affected by financial, educational, medical and developmental issues.

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