Author Archives: Eric Bailey

Summit DD Artists Selected for Statewide Art Tour

At Summit DD, we believe in celebrating greatness. Today, we’d like to honor the achievements of three exceptional artists from our Dream Out Loud Studio. Carl, Greg and Kalen will be representing Summit County in the 19th annual Accessible Expressions Ohio Exhibit and Tour, hosted by VSA Ohio. Read More ›

The Smile of Success

Goals come in every shape and size. You can set your sights on the moon or keep things close to home. But in either case, when your dream becomes reality, you revel in that moment of success. No matter the length of your journey, achievement deserves celebration. Read More ›

Driven to Succeed

“People with disabilities can do what others can. It may take them a little longer, but with the support of others they can achieve their goals,” confidently stated Henry. Just about to hit the pivotal age of 21, Henry has already accomplished greatness. Through diligent training and determination, he’s earned a spot in the U.S.A. Special Olympics National Games. When asked if he’s a tough competitor in swimming, Henry replied, “I get reckless when it comes to racing!” It’s no wonder his nickname is Speedy. Read More ›

Making a Difference, One Camper at a Time

Great organizations can help define a community. Since 1924, the Akron Rotary Camp has been shaping Summit County, one camper at a time. A project of theRotary Club of Akron, the camp is operated by the Akron Area YMCA. The collaboration between these organizations helps more than 1,600 children and adults with developmental disabilities attend a camp with a cause. Read More ›

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