Archives by Month: January 2017

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Assistive Technology Apps: A Guide to Educational Apps for Students with Special Needs

As parents, mentors or teachers, we want all students to succeed. We are constantly looking for the best way to support children on their educational journey. Students with disabilities are no different. Their success also comes from the help of parents, teachers and mentors along the way. And now it can come from technology too! In our technology-driven world, there are a variety of assistive technology apps to help students with disabilities succeed. Read More ›

informDD January 2017

Read more about Summit DD’s recent update on Our Journey Forward. Plus, nominate someone for our appreciation breakfast, read about a recent partnership with local school districts, and discover how we are making the Akron Children’s Museum a more inclusive place for kids of all abilities!

Summit DD Teams Up with Akron Children’s Museum to Create Play for All Abilities

Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board (Summit DD) and the Cleveland Sight Center have teamed up with the newly renovated Akron Children’s Museum to create an inclusive learning environment for kids of all abilities. Located inside Lock 3, the environment offers tactile, sensory-friendly play where kids with and without disabilities can learn and grow together. Read More ›

Summit DD Partners with Local Schools to Support Students

The Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board, or Summit DD, has partnered with Woodridge and Copley-Fairlawn schools to launch a Transition Services for Youth pilot program. The initiative is being funded by local tax dollars that were set aside by Summit DD in 2017 to specifically create and foster innovative programs.  Read More ›

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