Author Archives: Tricia Perduk

Celebrate March DD Awareness Month with Summit DD

Did you know that March is National DD Awareness Month? National Developmental Disabilities (DD) Awareness Month officially began in 1987 with a proclamation from President Reagan to help bring awareness and acceptance for people of every ability. Since then, families, self-advocates, advocacy groups and Ohio’s County Boards have been working to increase opportunities for people with disabilities. But there’s still more progress to be made! Read More ›

Summit DD Receives Silver Award for Healthy Worksite Practices

(Tallmadge, Ohio) – Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board (Summit DD) was honored by the Healthy Business Council of Ohio (HBCO) for its healthy worksite practices. Other local winners include Akron Children’s Hospital, The MetroHealth System, American Greetings and Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital. Read More ›

Summit DD Statement Regarding the Arrest of Beth Wallace Cox

Contact: Billie Jo David, Director of Communications
County of Summit Developmental Disabilities Board
330.634.8073 or bdavid@summitdd.org Read More ›

Employment Collaborative: A Cooperative Spirit to Community Employment

Summit DD believes in helping people of all abilities reach their full potential, one person at a time. Fortunately, we are not alone. Thanks to a collaborative spirit, an innovative program and engaged local businesses, a few more individuals are now on their way to reaching their individual goals of community employment. Read More ›

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