Author Archives: Billie Jo David

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Summit DD Seeks to Renew Operating Levy – Issue 3

On November 7, 2017 Summit DD is seeking to renew our 4.5 mill operating levy. The continuation of funding is critical to ensure more than 4,700 ADULTS AND KIDS with developmental disabilities get the services and supports needed to live their lives to the fullest. Issue 3 is NOT A NEW TAX and will fund services from 2019-2024. Read More ›

Summit DD Announces Final Plans to Comply With Federal Mandate

Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board, or Summit DD, began its transition plan, Our Journey Forward, more than 18 months ago.  This plan ensures the Agency complies with Federal Medicaid rules to offer more inclusive programs and to eliminate the conflict of interest that occurs with the County Board as both a provider of service and a funder and coordinator of those same services.

Last January the Agency released a detailed timeline to eliminate the conflict of interest by gradually transitioning individuals from Summit DD provided adult day, transportation and community employment programs to private providers.

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Summit DD Dedicates Barberton Center to Russ Pry

Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board, or Summit DD, hosted a dedication ceremony today at its Barberton location, renaming the facility to the Russ Pry Barberton Center. Read More ›

Summit DD Renames Barberton Center in Honor of Russ Pry

Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board, or Summit DD, passed a resolution at the August 25 board meeting renaming its property located at 501 West Hopocan Avenue, Barberton, Ohio the “Russ Pry Barberton Center.” Read More ›

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