Archives by Month: March 2016

Abilities Celebrated at Summit DD Awards Breakfast

Nearly 300 disability advocates, elected officials, government organizations, disability service providers and leaders in the community gathered at Quaker Station in Akron on Tuesday for the Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board, or Summit DD, inaugural Appreciation Breakfast and Awards Celebration.  The event came at the conclusion of Developmental Disability Awareness Month and recognized community leaders and advocates for building communities that recognize the abilities of all citizens. Read More ›

Together We Celebrate

Summit DD envisions a community built by the abilities of ALL citizens…and today we came together to show that Summit County is one of the strongest communities in Ohio! Hundreds of people, young and old, proudly wore the color orange to signify their Inclusion Pride. Thank you for making this day a huge success. Thank you for painting the town orange with your passion and positivity. #IncludeME Read More ›

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 News

Congratulations Appreciation Award Winners

Ever met those people who seem to give 110% in everything they do? People who leave an impression on those around them? People who inspire you to be better than the day before? Well we’d like to take the opportunity to say thank you to a few of them now through our Summit DD Appreciation Awards. Read More ›

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