Author Archives: Tricia Perduk

Person-Centered Planning #Goals

Person-centered planning is at the heart of Summit DD’s service coordination model. We strive to connect people to the services and supports that allow them to drive their own future. It’s inspiring to watch someone take control of their destiny and achieve great things. And Ann Marie is certainly a role model to others when it comes to determining your own future and inspiring others. Read More ›

Summit DD Works with Area Disability Providers to Meet Individuals’ Needs

(Tallmadge, Ohio) – The Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board (Summit DD) is the community resource that connects people with developmental disabilities to the services and supports they count on to live their lives to the fullest. The Agency connects more than 4,700 children and adults each year to supports. These supports include more than 500 disability providers throughout Summit County that promote independence and more access to their community.

In April of this year, Summit DD was informed that one of these providers, Evant, Inc., would be ceasing its operations effective May 31, 2017.  Upon notification, Summit DD Read More ›

Paying It Forward One Job at a Time

Remember Patrick? He’s the hard-working, motivated, young man who helped change perceptions about people with disabilities working in their communities. Recently, we had the opportunity to catch up with him. You won’t believe how he’s paying it forward now! Read More ›

Tony’s “WONE” Goal

We all set goals for ourselves. Goals are what keep us moving forward. To accomplish any goal in life, you typically need three things: a passion, a plan, and a little assistance from those around you. Just ask Tony. Read More ›

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