Archives by Year: 2023

Melanie Zaidman holding her award trophy at Summit DD's 2023 Appreciation Breakfast and Awards Celebration

Nominate a DSP or Self Advocate Today!

Nominations now open for 2024 Summit DD Appreciation Awards.

We all know of those people who help make this world a better place for others. They are the ones who consistently find ways to raise the bar, serve others with a smile, and leave a lasting impression. Now is your opportunity to recognize them. Nominate a self-advocate, DSP, or community ally for one of Summit DD Appreciation Awards. Read More ›

Sarah Tedrick (of World Elite Kids) smiling with Jacquie Owens and Brooke Wisniewski (of Summit DD)

Partnership Creates Inclusive Powerhouse for Local Families

(Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio) – In a continued effort to be fully inclusive, World Elite Kids (WEK) has partnered with the Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board (Summit DD) and Kent State University (KSU) to create a pilot program that can support local children with different abilities enrolled in their programs. Read More ›

Summit DD at Winterblast

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

For the 5th consecutive year, Summit DD was proud to partner with the City of Akron during Winterblast! Featuring family-friendly events and attractions all winter, Winterblast at Lock 3 is one of Northeast Ohio’s most popular spots to celebrate the holiday season. The 5th Annual Summit DD at Winterblast event took place Saturday, December 2, 2023 and provided inclusive and accessible winter programming for all. Read More ›

Portrait of new Summit DD staff.

Welcoming New Team Members: December 2023

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 ›

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