Author Archives: Tricia Perduk

Your Guide to the MUI Process for Children

Summit DD, like each County Board in Ohio, is responsible for ensuring the health and safety of those we serve. Occasionally, there are circumstances that can pose a threat to the health, safety or well being of child with a developmental disability; we refer to these incidents as Major Unusual Incidents (MUI).

In MUI circumstances involving children, Read More ›

October Awareness: Disability Employment Awareness

October is known for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. But did you know that October is also National Disability Employment Awareness Month? National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is a time to recognize and celebrate what people of all abilities have to offer in the workforce. Read More ›

Chelsea’s Quest: Knocking Down Barriers for the Blind

Advocacy and self-determination are an important part of life for people with disabilities. They are crucial skills to learn and practice to ensure that a person gets the right support. For some, advocacy is a learning process. For others, it’s just part of who they are. Chelsea is one of those people who has always been a driving force in her own life. Now she wants to pave the way for others, too.  Read More ›

The Parent Transition Academy is Back!

2018-19 Parent Transition Academy

Back by popular demand, the Parent Transition Academy is returning this fall! This popular, four-part series is a great way to prepare for your teen’s future. (Read about the previous 2018 series that ran from January through April.) Read More ›

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