Author Archives: Tricia Perduk

Summit DD Collaborations with Our Community

Summit DD partners with other organizations to strengthen and enhance its support for adults and children with developmental disabilities. Below are updates on two of the Agency’s current partnerships.  Read More ›

Visionary Partner Offers Innovative Idea

Summit DD’s Transportation department recently began a project regarding cameras on the Agency’s buses.  The security company shocked us by not only solving the need for quality security, but also offering an idea that furthers the Agency’s vision of inclusion and integrated employment.  How did Media 144 Security Solutions do this? The owners suggested using this project as an opportunity for vocational exploration.  Their remarkable idea is now providing hands-on training that could lead to competitive employment. Read More ›

For the Love of the Games

Athletes are always looking for their next big challenge.  Alexis is no different. Though she competed in three different sports during this year’s Summer Games for the Ohio Special Olympics, she’s already looking to next year for her next challenge. Read More ›

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Bridges to Transition: Preparation for Success

As a teenager, what did you dream about doing when you grew up?  Perhaps more importantly, how many times did you try something and then change your mind?  These ever-changing dreams led you to try new experiences.  Teens with developmental disabilities need the same opportunities to dream, try or change their minds along their journey to adulthood as their typically developing peers.  Thanks to an Ohio program, to date more than 1,200 Ohio youth with disabilities from 36 counties have participated in a program which enables them to explore and determine their own future. Read More ›

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