Summit DD’s Eat Safe campaign is designed to educate, support and help implement a safe eating culture for those with developmental disabilities in Summit County who are at risk for eating/swallowing difficulties. Research indicates that individuals with developmental disabilities are up to 3 times more likely than those in the general population to experience trouble eating/swallowing and die from respiratory disease. Read More ›
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Personal Protective Equipment, known as PPE, can be powerful tools in the fight against COVID-19. Items like face masks, gloves and face shields, help minimize the spread of the virus when close contact is necessary. For many who receive support with personal care, PPE is a key tool to help keep them protected.
Summit DD Can Help
It’s clear in times like these, when information changes fast and frequently, how important it is for a leadership team to take immediate steps to protect the well-being of staff and the people we serve. This evening, Summit DD held an emergency meeting. The Board approved a resolution that now allows the Superintendent to enact any proactive measure to safeguard Agency employees, without requiring additional Board approval. Read More ›