Tag Archives: benefits of inclusion

Record Breaking Inclusion Day in 2022

Thank you for making Inclusion Day 2022 a record breaking event! More than 10,000 people joined in the celebration including 8,000+ people who visited the Akron Zoo Inclusion Weekend, 3,000+ inclusion kits were requested, and hundreds of businesses and organizations throughout Summit County wore orange to show their inclusion pride! Together we truly “painted” the town orange, showing that our great community is strongest when everyone is included! Read More ›

As I See It: CJ

“I wouldn’t change a thing about me. I don’t want to be anyone else. I am CJ. I am different. I am unique.”

CJ is a charming, intelligent and determined man that, like anyone in their 20s, is beginning to find his place and purpose in the community. And he believes his gift is to share his knowledge with others. Read More ›

informDD July 2017

Meet two fun roommates who love to travel, read about a young women who wants to be a teacher, and learn about how quality is our highest priority at Summit DD. Plus, get all the info you need to attend an upcoming art show for people of all abilities at the Akron Art Museum!

Everyone Benefits from Inclusion

Do you feel like the word inclusion is popping up more in schools, the news and within your own circle of friends? Well, you’re right. Inclusion is all around us in classrooms, workplaces, community events! We are just starting to see the many ways we can embrace the abilities of every person. While we have made progress in being more accepting, it’s important to keep pushing forward. Inclusion affects everyone, not just children and adults with developmental disabilities. Find out what one early educational professional thinks we have to gain from making inclusion a priority. Read More ›

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