Archives by Month: September 2015

Inclusion Day: A Home Run for Everyone

On August 30th, more than 600 people came together to celebrate one common ideal…inclusion! Summit DD teamed up with the Akron RubberDucks to host the fun-filled, first annual Inclusion Day. Over the past several months a team of Summit DD staff members worked hard to organize this memorable day. Thanks to donated funds, the event gave our community the opportunity to celebrate the abilities of all citizens.  Read More ›

informDD September 2015

Stay up-to-date on conflict free case management changes, learn more about new tools for service coordination, read a inspiring story from a local Acme and discover some helpful back-to-school tips.

What is a Budget for Services?

Summit DD Service and Support Administrator’s, or SSAs, coordinate services using a person-centered approach and work with each person to develop an individual budget for services that meet their needs and fit their budget. Most adults supported by Summit DD are funded through a Federal Medicaid Waiver. In these cases Medicaid pays approximately 60% of the costs for services and Summit DD (through local levy dollars) pays a 40% share of services.  If an individual does not qualify for Medicaid, services are paid for using local levy dollars. Read More ›

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