State Representative Anthony DeVitis, R-Green, introduced Ohio House Bill 621 “regarding the admission of sex offenders to residential facilities for persons with developmental disabilities.” HB 621 adds an additional layer of notification to community leaders before sex offenders with developmental disabilities are admitted into a residential setting. This additional notification would require information about an individual’s treatment plan be released to law enforcement agencies and the community, which is not required of any other sex offender.
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Milestones provide important clues about your child’s development. While every child is different, below is a guide to a few of the common milestones for different age groups. Find your child’s age and check each milestone that your child is able to successfully accomplish. Read More ›
When Superintendent John Trunk took the top post at Summit DD he made it a priority to talk to as many key stakeholders as possible and continue to build on Summit DD’s rich history of being a resource in the community, a champion for the rights of people with disabilities and their families. After seven months on the job, a few key internal initiatives are helping to increase communication and collaboration, both internally and externally.
Earlier this year, Summit DD’s 60 managers signed a leadership oath. “When we sign our name to this document it adds accountability and lets all staff and other key stakeholders know what to expect,” explained Trunk. Read More ›