Author Archives: Tricia Perduk

FAQ: Summit DD Levy

We pride ourselves in bringing awareness to disability-related issues. We engage the community, business leaders and parents in open and honest dialog to listen, learn and teach. That open dialog doesn’t end when we get asked tough questions. We want to give people all the information they need to make informed decisions. Below are some frequently asked questions about the upcoming Summit DD Levy this November. Read More ›

Donnie’s Drive: An employment success story

From the start, some people just know what they want to be when they grow up. Such was the case for Donnie. Donnie wanted to be a mechanic since he was a little boy. Thanks to close neighbors, his family and his Summit DD Service and Support Administrator (SSA), this young man is now living his “dream job,” as he puts it. Read More ›

Primary Motivation

Think back to your childhood. Was there a teacher or someone who made a lasting impact on you from your preschool or elementary school years? For a number of families in the Akron area, that someone is Stewart Preschool teacher’s aide, Christi. And making a difference in the lives of little ones with and without disabilities is her primary motivation. Read More ›

Roommate Adventures

Look out Lucy and Ethel, you’ve got competition! Gina and Sherwanna are not your typical roommates. Sure, they share a house, bills, residential staff and even meals, but what sets these two apart from other roommates is their desire to share adventures together! Read More ›

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