The County of Summit Developmental Disabilities Board (Summit DD) recently entered into a contract for investigative services from the Summit County Sheriff’s Office. The contract will ensure timely and thorough investigation for all reported major unusual incidents, or MUIs, of criminal nature against any person in Summit County with a developmental disability. Read More ›
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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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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.
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 ›