Archives by Month: June 2017

Little Amelia: An EI Success Story

When a child is diagnosed with a developmental disability, it can be very challenging for a family. Recent estimates in the United States show that about one in six children from ages 3 to 17 have a developmental disability. Read More ›

Person-Centered Planning #Goals

Person-centered planning is at the heart of Summit DD’s service coordination model. We strive to connect people to the services and supports that allow them to drive their own future. It’s inspiring to watch someone take control of their destiny and achieve great things. And Ann Marie is certainly a role model to others when it comes to determining your own future and inspiring others. Read More ›

Summit DD Hosts 2nd Annual Community Give Back Day

(Tallmadge, Ohio) – On June 5th the Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board, or Summit DD, participated in their 2nd Annual Community Give Back Day. More than 140 Summit DD staff members volunteered at several local organizations including, Haven of Rest, Emerge Counseling Services, Lakemore Parks, and six different Goodwill stores throughout the county. Read More ›

Summit DD Works with Area Disability Providers to Meet Individuals’ Needs

(Tallmadge, Ohio) – The Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board (Summit DD) is the community resource that connects people with developmental disabilities to the services and supports they count on to live their lives to the fullest. The Agency connects more than 4,700 children and adults each year to supports. These supports include more than 500 disability providers throughout Summit County that promote independence and more access to their community.

In April of this year, Summit DD was informed that one of these providers, Evant, Inc., would be ceasing its operations effective May 31, 2017.  Upon notification, Summit DD Read More ›

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