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Assistive Technology Apps: A Guide to Educational Apps for Students with Special Needs

As parents, mentors or teachers, we want all students to succeed. We are constantly looking for the best way to support children on their educational journey. Students with disabilities are no different. Their success also comes from the help of parents, teachers and mentors along the way. And now it can come from technology too! In our technology-driven world, there are a variety of assistive technology apps to help students with disabilities succeed. Read More ›

informDD January 2017

Read more about Summit DD’s recent update on Our Journey Forward. Plus, nominate someone for our appreciation breakfast, read about a recent partnership with local school districts, and discover how we are making the Akron Children’s Museum a more inclusive place for kids of all abilities!

informDD December 2016

Join us in celebrating a year of empowering people of all abilities. Plus, read more about the Russ Pry Barberton Center dedication, a Winter Fest wrap up, and a new Summit DD program to help families find funding. And we have great tips for helping you locate the right private service provider!

Tips for Finding the Provider That’s Right for You

We are fortunate that Summit County offers a variety of great supports for people with developmental disabilities. We have a selection of services and more than 200 service providers for individuals to choose from. With that large selection comes questions like, how do I find the service provider that is right for me, or how do I get started? Below is a guide to help put you on the path to finding providers that are right for you. Read More ›

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