Throughout the pandemic, local disability providers have been there to ensure that people receive the daily services they rely on. These partners put the needs of those we serve above their own. Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) and front-line managers continued to support people in their homes even when most of the community was in lockdown. These caring professionals knew that the daily services they provide are essential to people with developmental disabilities. Read More ›
When you walk into Ohio Living, a senior day center located in West Akron, you can expect to see lots of activity. You might see socializing amongst cups of coffee, nostalgic stories shared to the soundtrack of music therapy and occasionally fierce competitions of Wii bowling. But the best part of Ohio Living is the people, all diverse in personalities and backgrounds, and now, after welcoming a collaboration with Summit DD, diverse in all abilities. Read More ›
We are fortunate that Summit County offers a variety of great supports for people with developmental disabilities. We have a selection of services and more than 200 service providers for individuals to choose from. With that large selection comes questions like, how do I find the service provider that is right for me, or how do I get started? Below is a guide to help put you on the path to finding providers that are right for you. Read More ›
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