Tag Archives: Summit DD services

Yam teaching sign language at Intra-National Homecare.

Yam’s Empowering Journey to America

Meet Yam! Courage, perseverance and kindness best describe his infectious personality. Born in Bhutan, Yam grew up with hearing difficulties and spent over two decades in a refugee camp. It is difficult to imagine what life must’ve been like for him at that time. Damodar Timsina, also once a refugee and Yam’s Summit DD Service and Support Administrator (SSA), shared his own experience. “It is really a great privilege to come to the USA for a better life. Refugee life is really, really worse. We sometimes didn’t have anything to eat. We didn’t have shelter,” somberly shared Damodar. Read More ›

Welcome to Our Smart Home image.

An Innovative Future for Summit DD

In late-2022, Summit DD launched a Smart Home to showcase the impact that assistive technology can have on the lives of people with developmental disabilities. In 2023, the Smart Home was toured by nearly 500 people throughout the community, including individuals served, parents, disability providers, and many more. Read More ›

informDD March 2017

See what’s coming this November…plus read three inspiring stories of success! It’s all in this great issue of informDD.

Summit DD Releases Timeline for State-Mandated Transition

The Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board, or Summit DD, recently released a detailed timeline to transition out of Medicaid funded services due a federal mandate from the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services, or CMS. Read More ›

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