Summit DD Web site wins Ohio Public Images Award of Excellence


3/23/2010 - iData Technologies announced today that the re-designed Summit County, Ohio Board of Developmental Disabilities Website has won an Award of  Excellence from Ohio Public Images as part of their annual Media and Awareness competition.  Ohio Public Images and the Public Images Network were organized to create materials and forums to spread positive messages about people with disabilities and the services and supports they receive.  Each year, Ohio Public Images sponsors the Media and Awareness awards competition to honor individuals and organizations throughout Ohio who, through their exceptional efforts, have succeeded in creating a greater understanding of people with developmental disabilities.


CSBDD Wins Web AwardIn 2009, iData worked with the Summit County Board to redesign the www.summitdd.org Web site to provide a more user-friendly audience centered experience, as well as a wealth of news tools and functions.  This work as has been recognized by Ohio Public Images as helping to create positive public awareness of persons with developmental disabilities.  The awards presentation noted that the redesigned site allows individuals from all departments of the Summit County Board to contribute content directly to the site and its design ensures that the most up to date information is accessible to consumers of the Board's services.

iData Technologies is a software development and Internet business enablement firm based in Cleveland, Ohio. iData develops solutions designed to put the Web to work for our clients through Web marketing and promotion, business process automation and knowledge management. iData can be contacted at 1.800.647.1905 or through www.idatatechnologies.com.

Since 1967, the County of Summit Developmental Disabilities Board (Summit DD) has been providing services and supports to eligible individuals and their families. Over the years, the array of services and supports for people with disabilities has grown. Currently, the Summit DD serves more than 3,900 individuals with disabilities in Summit County. Services are available throughout a person's life, Early Intervention programs for infants and toddlers with developmental delays and transition services for students with developmental disabilities to vocational, habilitation and retirement programs for adults with developmental disabilities.