Category Archives: Blog

One Little Boy, One Big Impact on a Community

Shon and Brittany Christy have four beautiful children. Beckett, their youngest, was born with Down syndrome. When the Christy family got the diagnosis, they went online to learn more. “All we found were negative resources, and all we heard was what he’s not going to do,” Shon remembered. “But the reality was just the opposite.” Read More ›

Summit DD Enhances Online Security

With so much of our daily lives spent online these days, it’s important to do what you can to protect personal information. Identity theft is always a threat online, but there are a number of ways to lower your risk. Fortunately, Summit DD has put a new security measure in place to help. Read More ›

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 ›

Meet John Trunk, a Leader Dedicated to Community

There is no doubt that John Trunk, Summit DD’s new Superintendent, brings the professional expertise to fill the role as the head of one of Ohio’s largest counties.  He has more than 30 years of experience in the field.  “I started in this field as a direct care worker and loved what I did,” described Trunk.  Most recently, he served the Toledo area as Lucas County’s Superintendent for 12 years, as well as top positions in Williams and Richland counties.   Beyond professional experience, Trunk brings a very important leadership quality with him…a sense of community.

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