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informDD March 2015

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Summit DD Earns Statewide Recognition for Promoting Disability Awareness

(Tallmadge, Ohio) – Summit DD was recently honored at the annual Ohio Public Images Awareness Awards in Columbus. The Agency received five awards for positively promoting developmental disability awareness through Overall Public Relations Efforts, an Audio Visual Production, a Broadcast Public Service Announcement, and a Special Publication. For the fifth award, Summit DD nominated WKYC-TV for a collaborative In-Depth Featured Broadcast. Read More ›

Rachel Prior in the swim leg of the Cleveland Triathlon.

2015 Summer Camp Funding Information

It’s that time of year again – planning for summer camp.  Summit DD will once again be supporting camp experiences for eligible individuals during the summer months. Best of all, you choose the camp! Any camp that is willing to enter into a contract with Summit DD is eligible to have approved costs covered.

Here are three easy steps to get started: Read More ›

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Advocacy Day Event Through Self-Advocates’ Own Voices

“If you want to be heard, speak up,” said self-advocate, Karen. “You’re your own advocate. Don’t be afraid.” Great advice from a self-described former wall-flower.

Karen was one of more than 10 advocates who spoke at Summit DD’s Advocacy Day event on March 3. The local advocacy event mirrored the State Advocacy Day that kicked off National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. Read More ›

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