Author Archives: Tricia Perduk

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 ›

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 ›

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