During the pandemic, technology went beyond doing business and socializing. Technology became a tool that many people and families served by Summit DD used for daily support. Our staff used video conferencing to conduct ISP meetings, check in on people or providers, and even do early intervention home visits with little ones. When technology is at its best, it is an amazing tool to help connect and engage us. But when there are problems or you need tech support, it can be a barrier. Drew Williams, Summit DD’s Director Community Supports and Development, knew there had to be a better way. Read More ›
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Read an inspiring story about a young man named Bryce, plus learn more about the successes of our MUI Department, a new position to improve service, and recent updates to the ISP process.
Summit DD is the community connector to services and resources for people with developmental disabilities. We connect people to their communities through service coordination staff such as Service and Support Administrators (SSAs) and Referral and Support Specialists (RSSs). Both of these team members can connect you to the resources that are right for you. But how do you know if you need an SSA or an RSS? What’s the difference between the two? What if you need to switch between the two? Fortunately, we’ve put together a handy list of frequently asked questions to help you better understand your Summit DD support options. 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 ›