Author Archives: Eric Bailey

Together We Celebrate

Summit DD envisions a community built by the abilities of ALL citizens…and today we came together to show that Summit County is one of the strongest communities in Ohio! Hundreds of people, young and old, proudly wore the color orange to signify their Inclusion Pride. Thank you for making this day a huge success. Thank you for painting the town orange with your passion and positivity. #IncludeME Read More ›

informDD March 2016

Learn how you can make a difference for DD Awareness Month in this special edition of informDD!

informDD February 2016

Learn more about Summit DD’s official transition timeline, discover a great event hosted by an inspiring organization, browse through a fun winter activity guide, and read about some success stories coming out of our Akron Center.

Payee FAQs: A Practical Guide to Managing Social Security Benefits

What is a Payee?
According to the Social Security Administration, a representative payee is a person or organization appointed to receive the Social Security or SSI benefits for anyone who can’t manage their own benefits. It can be a friend or family member or organizational payee. When choosing a payee consider choosing someone the beneficiary feels will support them in participating in managing their money. Read More ›

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