Category Archives: Blog

Inclusion Day: Join in the Celebration on March 16

It’s Inclusion Day time again. Grab your orange and let’s get ready to celebrate DD Awareness Month in style on March 16!  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 ›

Inclusive Baseball Program Needs Your Help

The Tallmadge Little League Challenger Division is seeking players and buddies! This inclusive baseball program is designed for boys and girls with physical or developmental disabilities, and their typically developing peers. Read More ›

Summit DD Staff Volunteer Nearly 1,000 Hours in 2018

In 2018, over 120 Summit DD staff volunteered throughout Summit County for nearly 1,000 combined hours! They gave back to many local organizations including, Habitat for Humanity, Toys for Tots, United Way, One of A Kind Pet Rescue, Barberton YMCA, Good Samaritan Hunger Center, Boy Scouts of America, Akron-Canton Food Bank, Special Olympics of Ohio, and more. Read More ›

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