Archives by Month: January 2022

Judge Ron Cable on the Bench

Summit DD and Akron Municipal Court Launch New Support Program

Summit DD believes in meeting people where they are. We have a long history of supporting people based on each person’s individual needs. There are instances where a person with a disability may need support through a legal process, to make sure they understand the situation and ensure they receive the proper support to put them on the right path going forward. Thanks to Judge Cable and the Akron Municipal Court team, the Connect program is here to help those with disabilities in the criminal justice system. Read More ›

Welcoming New Staff: January 2022

Join us in welcoming the newest members of the Summit DD team! Be on the lookout for future job openings on our Careers page. Read More ›

DD Awareness Month 2022

March DD Awareness Month will be here before we know it. We’re looking forward to another March full of activities, events and spotlights to help bring people together and and make Summit County a place where everyone feels included. Read More ›

2022 Family Engagement Program

2022 Summit DD’s Family Engagement Program

For several years, Summit DD has offered a program called the Family Engagement Program (FEP). This program allows families to access funding to promote community inclusion for the youngest members of our community. Here’s what you need to know for 2022. Like last year, requests will be funded on a reimbursement basis for expenditures that received prior approval from Summit DD and for which the family provides a receipt. Read More ›

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