Author Archives: Amy Popik

May Update on Board’s Search for new Superintendent

In February, Superintendent Tom Armstrong, announced his plans to retire later this year and the Board began planning its search for his successor.  The Board began its search this spring and has recently announced its plans to expand its search efforts utilizing the services of an executive search firm. Read More ›

Update on Board’s Search for new Superintendent

The County of Summit Developmental Disabilities Board (Summit DD) Superintendent, Tom Armstrong, announced his plans to retire later this year and the Agency’s seven-member Board has begun the search for his replacement. Read More ›

Parents share the joy their son has brought them…

The first half of the Callahan’s pregnancy was uneventful. The soon-to-be parents had chosen not to find out the sex of the baby, much to the chagrin of their less patient friends and family.  But when a routine doctor visit turned up concerns, the couple’s first pregnancy became anything but mundane.  Additional tests were ordered and revealed much more than the sex of their baby boy.  The tests seemed to lead to more questions than answers.  Specialists were consulted from all over the country, but none could interpret what they were seeing.  Doctors prepared Larry and Christine for the worst, that their baby may not survive. Christine eventually spent the final three weeks of her pregnancy on bed rest in the hospital. Read More ›

Super Joe goes to school….

When you walk into It’s All About Kids Preschool it appears to be just like any other preschool.  You can hear the sweet sound of children’s giggles, preschoolers sitting in brightly colored classrooms listening to their favorite stories, teachers patiently working with their students preparing them for the years of school that lie ahead of them.  What makes It’s All About Kids Preschool different is that it IS all about kids, whether they have special needs or not.  In the two-year old classroom you will find Joey, laughing and playing with his friends, and though he can’t talk or walk yet he gains new skills every day and his classmates know him as their friend. Read More ›

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