Archives by Year: 2016

Jim Gill Concert

Jim Gill is a man of many talents. He can write infectious kids songs, he can play a mean banjo and he can turn any ordinary space into a colorful world of fun for kids. But it turns out, catchy tunes and rocking dance moves are not the best part of a Jim Gill concert. What really steals the show is the concert’s focus on inclusion. The music becomes a bridge for kids of all abilities to connect, where the only differences that exist between them is the creative ways they choose to bust a move. Read More ›

informDD February 2016

Learn more about Summit DD’s official transition timeline, discover a great event hosted by an inspiring organization, browse through a fun winter activity guide, and read about some success stories coming out of our Akron Center.

Successful Transition from Services Stems from Collaboration

In March 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) enacted a new rule calling for “conflict-free case management.” This conflict of interest, between administering and providing services must be resolved by county boards in the coming years. Since then, Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board (Summit DD) has been diligently working to create thoughtful plans that carefully address how Read More ›

2016 Summit DD Action Plan

2016 Action Operating Plan Cover

2016 Action Plan

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