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informDD July 2013

informDD July 2013

It’s hard to believe that we are halfway through the summer! Although summer is usually know as a time to relax, Summit DD remains busy and focused on our mission. In this letter, we discuss more on inclusive communities, employment opportunities with a new partner, a new position designed especially to help 3-5 year old children, and an athlete with a heart of gold.

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informDD June 2013

informDD June 2013

As national momentum picks up towards integrated employment as the preferred option for working-age adults, Summit DD begins a dialogue about transformational change. Find out more about how this may impact center-based services provided by Summit DD and what will happen next.

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Bridges to Transition: Preparation for Success

As a teenager, what did you dream about doing when you grew up?  Perhaps more importantly, how many times did you try something and then change your mind?  These ever-changing dreams led you to try new experiences.  Teens with developmental disabilities need the same opportunities to dream, try or change their minds along their journey to adulthood as their typically developing peers.  Thanks to an Ohio program, to date more than 1,200 Ohio youth with disabilities from 36 counties have participated in a program which enables them to explore and determine their own future. Read More ›

May Update on Board’s Search for new Superintendent

In February, Superintendent Tom Armstrong, announced his plans to retire later this year and the Board began planning its search for his successor.  The Board began its search this spring and has recently announced its plans to expand its search efforts utilizing the services of an executive search firm. Read More ›

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