Get to Know Summit DD

Summit DD is a levy funded government organization that provides and coordinates essential services for more than 5,000 people with developmental disabilities throughout Summit County. Whether it's early intervention services for a newborn child or retirement services for a senior citizen, Summit DD provides a lifetime of support for those eligible for our services. Get to know us more today!

People We Serve

Local students participating in the Summer Youth Work Experience program.

5,112 people served in 2023,
a 3.8% INCREASE FROM 2022

15 YEARS median age
of newly eligible individuals

389 new people
found eligible for services
in 2023

Services Provided

Dee and her SSA Sheri.

Summit DD provides Service Coordination
for more than 4,000 people

Provided Early Intervention services
to 1,100 families in 2023

Summit DD provides
support and funding for
more than 400 Special Olympics athletes

Supporting Community

Jibreel, Sahir and Nadir group photo.

We partner with 800+ community providers
to deliver services that people rely on


750,000 people reached
through social media

Volunteered 550 hours
throughout Summit County

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Mission, Vision and Values

Summit DD is continuously striving to provide exceptional services for those who rely on us. Learn more about the Mission, Vision and Values we work toward every single day at Summit DD!

Meet Our Board

Our board is made up of community leaders and family of individuals with developmental disabilities, each appointed by the Summit County Executive or the Summit County Court of Common Pleas Probate Judge. Get to know them!

Leadership Team

Summit DD leaders foster an innovative atmosphere that empowers those we support to live a life they envision for themselves. We are dedicated to our Mission and are privileged to serve our community. Meet our team and learn what Summit DD means to them.

Careers: Join Our Team!

Summit DD is committed to employing skilled creative staff who want more out of a job. Join a progressive team driven to provide quality services to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. Explore our job opportunities.

Our History

Summit DD was formed in 1967. Learn more about how our supports have evolved to meet the needs of families and individuals throughout our 50+ year history.
Explore our interactive timeline today!

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