Author Archives: Eric Bailey

My Story – Brad

Life is full of transition points. They’re the moments you look back on and reminisce. Moments where a single decision changed everything. For a young man named Brad, his big turning point came about a year ago. “I remember it just hit me. He needs to try something new,” recalled Brad’s mother, Diane. For many years, Brad attended Summit DD’s Tallmadge Center. He was happy and had made many friends, but Diane felt at times he was “…standing still,” she shared. So together they embarked on new path that’s changed Brad’s life for the better. Read More ›

informDD July 2016

In this summer issue of informDD, Superintendent Trunk updates our journey forward, and we connect you to a new statewide online community. Plus much more!

informDD June 2016

In this issue of informDD, Summit DD gives back to the community, a local father shares his story, the Agency expands a youth jobs program, and we talk about the power of parents connecting.

Summit DD Gives Back to the Community

(Tallmadge, Ohio) – On June 6th the Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board, or Summit DD, participated in their inaugural Community Give Back Day. More than 120 Summit DD staff members volunteered at several local organizations including, the Boys & Girls Club, Hattie’s Gardens, One of A Kind Pet Rescue, and the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank. Read More ›

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