Author Archives: Coly Puzzuoli

The Future of Assistive Technology at Summit DD

Assistive technology is an umbrella term that encompasses many different types of technologies but can be best described as, “any device that helps an individual with a disability improve their capabilities.” Often a complicated, high-tech device comes to mind when thinking of Assistive Technology (AT) but in reality it can be as simple as walkers, large print keyboards or even an ergonomically designed fork that better fits the hand of the individual using it. The possibilities are endless and exciting and amongst the rapidly changing pace of technology Summit DD continues to seek out its role.

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Community Unites for a “Day of Action”

Every year the United Way coordinates a “Day of Action” where people all over the world donate their time to improve the community. The event allows for different organizations in the area to connect and grow together and form strong community partnerships through outdoor and indoor restoration projects. This year Summit DD decided to get in on the action with almost 100 Summit DD staff members spending their day landscaping, painting, cleaning and even renovating parts of a home.

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COVA to Host Training on Service Funding/Benefits

Navigating SSDI, SSI, Medicaid and Medicare is no easy task and can quickly become overwhelming and confusing. If you’ve ever wondered how your son or daughter will maintain their benefits once they enter the workforce we have a training fit for you. Read More ›

Green and Clean Day 2015!

Every year on the first Friday in May the Downtown Akron Partnership hosts Green and Clean Day. It’s an opportunity for members of our community to beautify Akron while enjoying a beautiful summer day with friends. Read More ›

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