Tag Archives: services for people with disabilities

Group photo of the Emerging Leaders Class of May 2024.

Emerging Leaders Unite for Change

“For me, helping others is the way I live my life,” proudly shared Stewart, a recent graduate of Summit DD’s very first Emerging Leaders Program. “You showed us how to be a good leader and the process to step-up and keep going,” passionately stated Cainan, another graduate.

The Emerging Leaders program was born from Summit DD’s mission of helping people of all abilities reach their full potential, one person at a time. The program also aligns with the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities recent long-range goal that encourages every county to recruit a board member with a developmental disability. Read More ›

Special Olympics athletes playing a basketball game against Summit DD staff.

Setting Records for Special Olympics

The Summit DD Staff versus Special Olympics Basketball fundraiser raised at record-breaking $3,683 this year! Beating out the 2023 event by over $1,200. We had more spectators, more community raffle donations, and more total funds raised than any other year. The Special Olympics Weaver Warriors defeated the Summit DD team in a fun, fast-paced game with a final score of 77-75! Watch the exciting highlight video below and check out the photo slideshow! Read More ›

Dee and her SSA Sheri.

The Story of Dee and Sheri: Service Coordination at Work

Summit DD Service and Support Administrators (SSA) are at the heart of what we do. They make meaningful connections for those we serve through every stage of their lives. Recently, an individual who receives these essential services wanted to recognize the amazing efforts of their SSA. This is the story of Dee and Sheri. Read More ›

informDD May 2018

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.

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