Archives by Month: July 2017

Program gives summer work to kids with disabilities; City of Stow among the employers

Summit DD has partnered with Summit County Job & Family Services, private disability service providers, and employers to provide summer work to 40 teens.  Read more in an article that appeared in the Akron Beacon Journal.

Look Beyond: An Art Show for ALL Abilities

(Tallmadge, Ohio) – Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board, or Summit DD, Summit County Probate Court and the Akron Art Museum have partnered to present Look Beyond: An Art Show for All Abilities. Read More ›

Primary Motivation

Think back to your childhood. Was there a teacher or someone who made a lasting impact on you from your preschool or elementary school years? For a number of families in the Akron area, that someone is Stewart Preschool teacher’s aide, Christi. And making a difference in the lives of little ones with and without disabilities is her primary motivation. Read More ›

Roommate Adventures

Look out Lucy and Ethel, you’ve got competition! Gina and Sherwanna are not your typical roommates. Sure, they share a house, bills, residential staff and even meals, but what sets these two apart from other roommates is their desire to share adventures together! Read More ›

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