Archives by Month: December 2020

Superintendent John Trunk smiling

Closing Out 2020: A Message from the Superintendent

As we all know, 2020 was a difficult year for many. We made it our priority to continue providing essential services for those with disabilities while adhering to new health and safety standards. In 2021, we plan to continue to adapt to our ever-changing world to ensure people with disabilities have the things they need to achieve their goals. Please watch John Trunk, the Summit DD Superintendent, deliver his end of year message to the community. Read More ›

Woman in a face covering behind table of donated supplies

PPE and Cleaning Supplies Available to Families and People with Disabilities

Personal Protective Equipment, known as PPE, can be powerful tools in the fight against COVID-19. Items like face masks, gloves and face shields, help minimize the spread of the virus when close contact is necessary. For many who receive support with personal care, PPE is a key tool to help keep them protected.

Summit DD Can Help

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Summit DD Becomes Grant Partner for Dementia Training

Summit County Public Health (SCPH) was recently awarded a one million dollar grant from the Federal Administration on Community Living – Alzheimer’s Disease Program Initiative to Communities. SCPH selected Summit DD and several other partner agencies “…to enhance and strengthen existing dementia capable home and community based services in Summit County and address the dementia-care program gaps,” according to the SCPH press release. Read More ›

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