In the 1990s the focus shifted to empowerment, inclusion and self-advocacy for individuals with disabilities.
Summit DD saw a shift in the 1990s that led to regional-based services, aimed at providing day programs and residential options where people live.
Many developmental centers began to close, more residential supports became available, and students started transitioning to their home school districts, where children of all abilities had the opportunity to learn together.
Throughout the 90s the Agency used quality principles to prepare for a growing demand and a growing waiting list of adults needing day programs, residential services, and families needing early intervention services. By the end of the decade, more than 2,000 adults and children were supported through an array of services.
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