Category Archives: Best Practices

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Provider Portal Training

Need some help with the Free Choice of Provider Portal? Looking to serve new people in Summit County? Maybe you need help troubleshooting an issue? Well you are in the right place. Below is a handy video and cheat sheet to help you navigate some of the most frequently asked questions about the portal. Read More ›

Summit DD Launches Eat Safe Campaign for Providers

Summit DD’s Eat Safe campaign is designed to educate, support and help implement a safe eating culture for those with developmental disabilities in Summit County who are at risk for eating/swallowing difficulties.

The mission of our Eat Safe campaign is to inform and educate the individuals we serve, their families and caregivers, to help ensure their safety and enjoyment while eating and drinking.

Please explore our brand new Eat Safe webpage here! It is full of handy resources including an Eat Safe training video, an introduction to our Speech-Language Pathology team, and handy cookbooks with recipes and other helpful resources.

Free Online Training for DSPs

Whether you are a brand new DSP or an experienced one, recognizing that behavior serves as communication leads to increased observational skills, knowledge, and empathy toward those we support.

DODD Director Jeff Davis talks about an exciting new training opportunity, available free for direct support professionals, and anyone who supports people with developmental disabilities. Read More ›

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