Author Archives: Tricia Perduk

Set Your Child Up for Success – TODAY

A child’s path to success begins long before school starts. Often, developmental delays are not recognized until elementary school or later. For instance, if your child is not walking, talking, or meeting other developmental milestones like children their same age, or if your child has a medical condition which might be causing their development to be delayed, you may feel overwhelmed and not know where to start. Good news, Summit DD can help!

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Tummy Time Tips for Success

Tummy Time is an important part of your baby’s growth and development. Tummy Time helps strengthen muscles in your baby’s neck, shoulders and trunk. It encourages your little one to look up, left and right. Best of all, it is a great opportunity for you to spend time together. Read More ›

3 Tips to Create a Successful Summer Camp Experience for your Child with Special Needs

Believe it or not, it’s time to start thinking summer! Time for families start making plans for summer camp. We understand that planning for summer camp can be stressful for a parent of a child with special needs.  Summit DD’s Assistant Director of Inclusion, Lynnette Klejka, has three helpful tips for families looking at summer camp options. Read More ›

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 ›

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