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The Second Annual Citizens Who Care for DD Poker Run will be Saturday, Aug. 19 beginning at 11:30 a.m. The 50 mile run begins and ends at Quaker Steak & Lube in North Canton.  Download the flier here.
 
     
   
 

 




 
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Stark DD -- Blueprint for the Future: Stark DD ready to approve new strategic plan
published February 21, 2017 in the Canton Repository

Editorial -- Major changes coming for Stark DD
published June 30, 2016 in the Canton Repository and Massillon Independent

Stark DD -- Adult Services to stop by July 2018 published June 29, 2016 in the Canton Repository and the Massillon Independent

TWi, Stark DD look to sever 48-year ties
published June 27, 2016 in the Canton Repository

Caregivers to Stark DD: Slow Down published June 21, 2016 in the Canton Repository and Massillon Independent

Stark DD May Privatize Adult Services by 2018 published April 21, 2016 in the Canton Repository reports on the recommendations put forth by a task force looking at the privatization of their sheltered workshops to meet the federal mandate issued by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.  


Changes to Ohio's Medicaid Disability Determination-- What's a Miller's Trust?

  Upcoming Events:

Sensory Cinema - This Summer

The Canton Palace Theatre, Schumacher Homes & Brain Balance Center of Canton in conjunction with the Love, Andrew Autism Foundation are presenting sensory friendly movie showings every Monday from June 19 to August 14 (excluding 7/17/17) beginning at 6 p.m. Admission is $1 per person. Read the News Release or see the 2017 Movie Lineup.


What's Next in the Transition Timeline? Now until July 2018

The Provider Gold Star Standard: An Update
On June 20, 2017, Stark DD received approval from the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities to be able to designate providers who are going above and beyond the minimum standards, as Gold Star providers. Read the complete news release here.


The Second Annual Street Fair

This popular event returns on Saturday, October 7 with over 200 community resources on hand to help you, as well as a speaker on financial planning and free street fair food for attendees. Learn more here.


The Second Annual Poker Run

To benefit Citizens Who Care for People with Developmental Disabilities will be on Saturday, August 19th beginning at 11:30 a.m. at Quaker Steak & Lube.  Download the 2017 Registration Form and the 2017 Consent Form so you are ready to ride. Pre-registration is available by turning these in at the Whipple-Dale Centre. Cash or check payments (made out to Citizens Who Care for DD) are accepted.

Great Pumpkin Race - 20th Anniversary

The Great Pumpkin Race is celebrating 20 years of supporting Special Olympians in our community! Join us on Saturday, October 28 for a 1 mile non-timed Walk/Run or the 4 mile competitive run. Register online at Ohio Challenge Series or complete the paper registration and return to Stark DD.  All past, present and future Special Olympians participate for $10. Sponsorship opportunities are a great way to support the 20th Anniversary Race. Find out about how sponsorships help the race and review the sponsorship packages. Contact Lisa Parramore, Race Director at 330-479-3934 for information.