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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 ›

Eagle Scout Project to Benefit Summit DD Ellet Center

The County of Summit Developmental Disabilities Board (Summit DD) will be unveiling three, new raised garden beds for its garden club.  The unveiling will be held on Friday, May 31, 2013, at 10:30 a.m., at its Ellet Center, 2420 Wedgewood Drive in Akron.  The garden beds were donated and built by Devon Pangburn as part of his Eagle Scout Service Project.

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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 ›

informDD May 2013

informDD May 2013

Welcome to edition two of informDD!

As spring is in full bloom and the weather warms, we are excited for new programs, new faces, and new growth at Summit DD. Read on to learn more about how we are working to better serve you. And of course, please share this newsletter with your friends, family and coworkers.

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