Category Archives: Press Room

Summit DD Accepted into State Project

(Tallmadge, Ohio) – Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board (Summit DD), along with four local disability service providers were awarded the opportunity to participate in a state-wide project with the intent of bringing local DD Boards together with private providers in the community.

The Provider Pilot Project, sponsored by three state agencies focuses on two main objectives: Read More ›

Summit DD and Girls on the Run NEO Team Up to Create Sensory Zone

(Tallmadge, Ohio) – Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board (Summit DD) and Girls on the Run Northeast Ohio (GOTRNEO) have teamed up to create a sensory-friendly area at the upcoming GOTRNEO fall 5k on November 11Read More ›

Summit DD Honors Community Award Recipients

Summit DD honored several community members and disability advocates at its annual Appreciation Breakfast and Awards Celebration on March 27 in Akron.  More than 250 elected officials, community leaders and disability service providers gathered at Quaker Square to honor the award recipients.

“We want to take the opportunity to recognize the achievements of advocates, volunteers, community leaders, supporters and other community partners who are actively helping to build communities that are welcoming for people of every ability,” said Summit DD Superintendent John Trunk of the awards.

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Summit DD Honored by the Healthy Business Council of Ohio

(Tallmadge, Ohio) – The Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board (Summit DD) received a Healthy Worksite Silver Level Award from the Healthy Business Council of Ohio (HBCO) on Thursday, January 25, 2018 in Columbus. Summit DD was one of only 73 employers honored in the state. Other award recipients included Akron Children’s Hospital, American Greetings, Fifth Third Bank, and Case Western Reserve University to name a few. Read More ›

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