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informDD February 2017

Join us for our March DD Awareness Month celebration! We’re hosting several community events and sharing the resources you need to make your community a more inclusive place for people of all abilities.

informDD January 2017

Read more about Summit DD’s recent update on Our Journey Forward. Plus, nominate someone for our appreciation breakfast, read about a recent partnership with local school districts, and discover how we are making the Akron Children’s Museum a more inclusive place for kids of all abilities!

Summit DD Teams Up with Akron Children’s Museum to Create Play for All Abilities

Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board (Summit DD) and the Cleveland Sight Center have teamed up with the newly renovated Akron Children’s Museum to create an inclusive learning environment for kids of all abilities. Located inside Lock 3, the environment offers tactile, sensory-friendly play where kids with and without disabilities can learn and grow together. Read More ›

Summit DD Partners with Local Schools to Support Students

The Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board, or Summit DD, has partnered with Woodridge and Copley-Fairlawn schools to launch a Transition Services for Youth pilot program. The initiative is being funded by local tax dollars that were set aside by Summit DD in 2017 to specifically create and foster innovative programs.  Read More ›

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