Author Archives: Tricia Perduk

Council passes resolution

Posted Feb 11, 2020 at 7:48 PM
Akron Beacon Journal Regional news briefs

County Council also passed resolutions Monday recognizing March as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month — which emphasizes education, employment and community living, with the Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board asking the community to wear orange March 2 — Read More ›

Cub Scouts playing outside

2020 Family Engagement Program

The Summit DD Family Engagement Program (FEP) is back for the 2020 calendar year. This program was created to give families the access to funding that promotes community inclusion for their kids and teens. Here’s what you need to know for 2020. Read More ›

Medical Transition 101 parent session

Transition Support: Preparing for your Teen’s Health Care Transition

In a continued effort to support teens with disabilities and their families during transitional years, Summit DD participated in the fall Transition Boot Camp. This session, Medical Transition 101, focused on sharing information to navigate the transition from pediatric to adult healthcare systems. Read More ›

Jenna’s Sky Diving Moment: A triumph over anxiety

“The easiest way to get over something is to do what scares you,” suggested Jenna O., a young woman who faced her anxiety head-on and won. And she wasn’t kidding! Read More ›

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