Archives by Month: September 2015

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How to Handle Behaviors with Your Child with Special Needs

Some children with special needs may not have the cognitive or verbal skills to communicate with parents or caretakers when they’re unhappy with a situation. Instead, negative behaviors such as

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My Story – Jacob

Have you ever met someone so endearing that they made you reflect on your own life? Am I the best I can be? Do I treat everyone with respect and loyalty? Do I make it a mission to improve the lives of those around me? If you haven’t experienced this self-reflection yet, be prepared to. Read More ›

School-Age Supports for Kids with Disabilities

Summit DD connects people of all ages to the supports and resources they need to be their best. So what does that look like for school-age kids with disabilities? Read More ›

Summit DD Presents Plan to Evolve and Adapt to State-Mandated Changes

(Tallmadge, Ohio) – Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board, or Summit DD, is hosting a second set of community meetings to discuss its plan for adhering to state-mandated changes in how County Boards are permitted to provide services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the coming years. Read More ›

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