Category Archives: Press Room

Speakers Share Inspiring Words at Summit DD’s Advocacy Day

(Tallmadge, Ohio) – On Tuesday morning, over 115 people gathered at Ohio Means Jobs in Akron to listen to self-advocates and community leaders share their empowering thoughts. Advocacy Day, hosted by Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board, or Summit DD, brought together people of all abilities to focus on the importance of self-advocacy for individuals with developmental disabilities. Read More ›

Summit DD Appoints New Board President and Officers

(Tallmadge, Ohio) – The Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board, or Summit DD, is pleased to announce the appointment of Joseph Siegferth as Board President, David Dohnal as Vice President and Denise Ricks as Secretary. Siegferth replaces Randy Briggs as Board President, who served in the role since 2012. Read More ›

Summit DD Releases Timeline for State-Mandated Transition

The Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board, or Summit DD, recently released a detailed timeline to transition out of Medicaid funded services due a federal mandate from the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services, or CMS. Read More ›

Employ-Ability Summit Aims to Connect Employers to Untapped Workforce

(Tallmadge, Ohio) – Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board (Summit DD), in partnership with other local disability organizations and the Cuyahoga, and Stark County Boards of Developmental Disabilities, presents the inaugural Northeast Ohio Regional Employment Network (NEOREN) Employ-Ability Summit on November 5, 2015. The event will be held at the Tri-C Corporate College East location, 4400 Richmond Road, in Warrensville Heights from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

The Employ-Ability Summit is designed to Read More ›

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