Category Archives: My Story

Local Centers Welcome Senior Citizens of All Abilities

When you walk into Ohio Living, a senior day center located in West Akron, you can expect to see lots of activity. You might see socializing amongst cups of coffee, nostalgic stories shared to the soundtrack of music therapy and occasionally fierce competitions of Wii bowling. But the best part of Ohio Living is the people, all diverse in personalities and backgrounds, and now, after welcoming a collaboration with Summit DD, diverse in all abilities. Read More ›

Joyce’s Journey

Making changes and exploring new opportunities can be unsettling, but if you have the right attitude and approach everything with a smile, like Joyce, you can make a new situation a great one! Read More ›

Circle K perfect fit for Kelsey and Franklin

When businesses and organizations come together to create inclusive employment opportunities for people with disabilities, the community becomes even stronger! Through a collaboration between Ardmore, Inc. and Circle K, with support from Summit DD, two new employees, Kelsey and Franklin, are thriving at Circle K’s Tallmadge Road Distribution Center in Akron.

“Some people say that people with disabilities Read More ›

My Story – Brad

Life is full of transition points. They’re the moments you look back on and reminisce. Moments where a single decision changed everything. For a young man named Brad, his big turning point came about a year ago. “I remember it just hit me. He needs to try something new,” recalled Brad’s mother, Diane. For many years, Brad attended Summit DD’s Tallmadge Center. He was happy and had made many friends, but Diane felt at times he was “…standing still,” she shared. So together they embarked on new path that’s changed Brad’s life for the better. Read More ›

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