Category Archives: News

Study to Evaluate Needs of People Waiting For Services

More than 40,000 Ohioans with disabilities are waiting for a Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) waiver in Ohio, according to recent estimates provided by the Ohio Colleges of Medicine’s Government Resource Center. The number often raises eyebrows among advocates and policymakers, but currently little is known about what services people actually are waiting for or need. Read More ›

informDD August 2013

informDD August 2013

School is almost back in session. We hope you and your family had a fun-filled summer full of memorable activities. We certainly did at Summit DD!

In this newsletter, you’ll read about a new study conducted on the importance of inclusion in the work place, learn about a partnership with a new employer, and get the first glimpse of a beautiful new wall mural created by Dream Out Loud Studio artists.

Be sure to share these stories and videos with friends and

Southern Center False Alarm

The Southern Center was evacuated late Tuesday morning. All safety procedures were followed and there were no reported injuries. The Springfield Fire Department was called and the Center was given an official all clear from the fire department to return to the building. For additional questions, please call Center-Based Adult Services at 330-634-8182.

Summit DD and Summit County Sheriff Join Forces


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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