Tag Archives: jobs for adults with disabilities

Photo a a young man named Max and his team of developmental disabilities professionals.

Teamwork to the Max!

Summit DD take prides in connecting people with developmental disabilities to the services they need to thrive. It takes months and sometimes years of teamwork and collaboration across internal Summit DD departments and external organizations. But our dedicated team members and community partners never shy away from pursuing what’s best for those we serve. Read More ›

Two teens, Noah and Zaria, painting fire hydrants in Stow for the 2022 Summer Youth Work Program.

Over 50 Young Adults Benefit From Locally Funded Jobs Program

Did you know that Summit DD’s Summer Youth Work Experience Program is just one of the many initiatives funded by local tax dollars provided by our generous Summit County residents? Thanks to you, more than 50 young adults with developmental disabilities gained valuable work experience this summer! Read More ›

Rachel, a local Akron artist, standing in front of two pieces of art at the Summit Artspace.

Rachel: My World In Color

Step into the vibrant world of Rachel, a local Akron artist who’s work is being featured at the Summit Artspace for the very first time. Her dynamic paintings feature mandalas and floral motifs, or as Rachel calls it “a celebration of life.” This exhibition also celebrates the partnership between Summit Artspace and Summit DD to help ensure artists of all abilities have the opportunity to share their work with the world. Read More ›

Jessica’s Story: The Future of Inclusion

“Disability is a natural part of life. We all have to learn how to get along with people who have different abilities. We need to find ways to make them feel a part of the community just like everyone else. In my new position, I share my story and experiences as a person with different abilities. And if I can achieve the things I have, then so can others,” shared Summit DD’s new Inclusion Advocate staff member, Jessica. Read More ›

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