Archives by Month: September 2017

As I See It: CJ

“I wouldn’t change a thing about me. I don’t want to be anyone else. I am CJ. I am different. I am unique.”

CJ is a charming, intelligent and determined man that, like anyone in their 20s, is beginning to find his place and purpose in the community. And he believes his gift is to share his knowledge with others. Read More ›

Issue 3 Will Renew Funding for Disability Services

Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board, or Summit DD, will put Issue 3 to voters asking to approve a six-year renewal of its 4.5 mil operating levy on November 7 general election ballot. Read More ›

Ryan’s Story: Taking the Wheel in Life

“Life is like a car. You can either be a passenger watching life go by, or be the driver and determine where you want to go. I spent many years in the passenger seat simply coasting. So I believe that every single opportunity you have to take the wheel, do it! It’s a question of identity and integrity. Who are you?” Read More ›

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Summer Camp Fun for All Abilities

With fall quickly approaching, it’s fun to reminisce about summer highlights. For some campers and counselors in Summit County, these 2017 memories will be of the inclusive summer camp fun they had. Kids of all abilities were welcomed at several area camps thanks to a new pilot program from Summit DD. Read More ›

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