Archives by Year: 2016

Tips for Finding the Provider That’s Right for You

We are fortunate that Summit County offers a variety of great supports for people with developmental disabilities. We have a selection of services and more than 200 service providers for individuals to choose from. With that large selection comes questions like, how do I find the service provider that is right for me, or how do I get started? Below is a guide to help put you on the path to finding providers that are right for you. Read More ›

Winter Fest for All Abilities

Every Winter, Lock 3 transforms into a winter wonderland with ice skating, sledding, Polar putt-putt and more. Knowing that the best communities are inclusive communities, Summit DD saw this as a perfect opportunity to get everyone involved. For the second year, we celebrated all abilities by hosting a free, inclusive and sensory-friendly day of Winter Fest in Lock 3. Read More ›

New program creates family-friendly way to access additional funding assistance

Summit DD believes we are a community built by the abilities of ALL citizens. We want your family to have access to and engage with your community – in the way you choose. Because families should have the opportunity to choose which services or supports are important to them, we’ve created a new program called the Family Engagement Program. This program reflects what you want from us, an easy and simple way to access funding for additional disability programs or services that you choose. Read More ›

Summit DD Dedicates Barberton Center to Russ Pry

Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board, or Summit DD, hosted a dedication ceremony today at its Barberton location, renaming the facility to the Russ Pry Barberton Center. Read More ›

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