Author Archives: Amy Popik

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 ›

Art Show Supported by ALL!

Over 250 people wandered the atrium of the Akron Art Museum viewing unique pieces of art and supported over 25 artists with developmental disabilities at Look Beyond: An Art Show for All Abilities on August 3. Read More ›

Julie’s Team Makes Transition a Breeze

Change is not easy for anyone, but anything is possible if you have a great team, like Julie does! Julie, a woman with a developmental disability and is non-verbal, and her family were faced with an important decision. When they found out Summit DD would be transitioning out of services because of a federal mandate, they needed to find a new provider. Read More ›

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 ›

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