Think back to your childhood. Was there a teacher or someone who made a lasting impact on you from your preschool or elementary school years? For a number of families in the Akron area, that someone is Stewart Preschool teacher’s aide, Christi. And making a difference in the lives of little ones with and without disabilities is her primary motivation. Read More ›
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informDD DD Awareness Month 2015
Celebrate DD Awareness Month in March by getting to know some of Summit County’s most accomplished residents who, with the right support, redefine what is possible—then ask yourself if you’re doing all you can to make your communities welcoming for all. Plus, see how you can become part of the change with exciting, community events during DD Awareness Month.
What 47% of Residents Don’t Know… yet.
Almost half of the residents of Summit County do NOT believe that children with special needs should be included in classrooms with their typically developing peers. Although sentiment has improved over the past five years, this is a shocking and sobering statistic. There is a great deal of work to be done in educating others about developmental disabilities and the importance of inclusion. Summit DD’s CPI program was designed to do just that. Read More ›