Category Archives: Best Practices

Annual MUI Analysis

Each year, every provider (agency and independent) is required to conduct an in-depth review and analysis of all MUIs that occurred during the previous calendar year. (See section 5123-17-02(L) of the MUI Rule.) The purpose of this analysis is to identify agency-wide and individual-specific MUI trends or patterns, and to develop action plans to address any trends. Get the details and tools you need to send in your Annual Analysis. 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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