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What is Local Billing?

When you or a loved one are working with Summit DD to develop your plan for services and connect to supports that you use, you may hear the terms local billing and waiver. These terms are types of funding used to pay for the essential services that you receive on a daily basis. While many are familiar with what a waiver might be, there are quite a few question about what local billing means? Read More ›


Transition Event Provides Vital Resources to Teens

Families across Summit County recently came out for the inaugural Transition Expo put on by the Summit County Transition Expo Committee. This event was the first for the collaborative group made up of local schools, career centers, transition specialists and Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board (Summit DD). The group’s focus is to help teens with developmental disabilities make successful transitions from school to adult life. Read More ›


2016 Summer Camp Guide

It’s time to think about summer camp! Some of the best childhood memories are made at summer camp, learning, exploring, making friends – it’s the perfect way to keep the summer from getting stale. And now is the perfect time to start thinking about which camp is the right fit for your loved one. Whether you are looking for camps for kids, teens or adults, our 2016 Summer Camp Guide can help you and your camper find, fund and prepare for camp this year! Read More ›


A DD Awareness Month to Remember

A month of celebration

What an unbelievable March it’s been! March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness (DD Awareness) Month, a time when we come together to bring awareness to the talents that each person has to offer. This March, people of every ability and from every community came together to celebrate inclusion. See it for yourself in our recap video of the month’s celebrations! Read More ›

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