Meet two fun roommates who love to travel, read about a young women who wants to be a teacher, and learn about how quality is our highest priority at Summit DD. Plus, get all the info you need to attend an upcoming art show for people of all abilities at the Akron Art Museum!
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It’s part of the human condition to adapt and change. We all set goals and then try to determine our next steps. However, it’s very common to reach a point where you feel like you’re standing still. The moments where you don’t know what to do to keep moving forward. In many cases, we seek the help of others to uncover our path. And in recent months, Summit DD has created a new position to do just that for people with developmental disabilities. Read More ›
We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to live, work and thrive as part of their community, regardless of ability. For adults with developmental disabilities, having the opportunity to have their own place to call home is just one part of that that equation. Read More ›
Summit Housing Development Corporation, or SHDC, is a non-profit business providing housing for adults with developmental disabilities who choose to live in their communities with support, also known as congregate settings. Like the Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board, or Summit DD, this provider is committed to supporting individuals in inclusive environments. SHDC owns 80 homes throughout Summit County, giving people the opportunity to live in the communities of their choice.
In recent years, SHDC has made a concerted effort to pay down debt on the mortgages of its homes. To date, 55 of their homes do not carry mortgages, and there are plans to pay off the remaining 25 in the next five years. This decrease in debt has allowed SHDC to do something almost unheard of … lower rents! Read More ›