Category: News

Camp Communicate Registration

Looking for educational summer activities? Camp Communicate is a speech and language camp held during June and July at the Moon City Event Center in Wapakoneta, OH. It is hosted by Speak Life Speech Therapy. Campers participate in play based therapies that help with speech and literary skills. The camp is open to children with… Read more »

Shelby Hills 2021-2022 Preschool Application

Preschool Child

The typical preschool application is now available to submit securely online. If you do not have a computer or internet, please call 937-497-8155 to reserve a computer at the Sidney center. Shelby Hills Preschool Application Frequently Asked Questions Computer System and Browser Requirements Computer System Test

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

Leigh Anne Wenning

March is celebrated nationally as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. At the Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities, we want to shine a light on people of all abilities. People with developmental disabilities (DD) are our friends, neighbors, coworkers and family members and our community is stronger when we include everyone. Usually this month-long celebration is… Read more »

SSAs continue to support people through COVID-19

Leigh Anne Wenning

We are almost a year into a global pandemic and even through everything, our Service and Support Administration (SSA) staff at the Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities have continued to diligently serve their caseloads. Work may look a little different, as it does for many of us, but people supported by the Shelby County Board… Read more »

2021-2022 Typical Preschool Application Process

Frequently Asked Questions

Applications may be submitted securely online for preschoolers ages 3-5 years old for the 2021-2022 school year beginning Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. Please review the frequently asked questions, step-by-step directions, and system requirements below. We then invite you to test your computer system by completing the test document. If you do not… Read more »

SCBDD bids farewell to Counts

nate counts president

SIDNEY — Though staff and programming at the Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities (SCBDD) remains the same, there will be a noticeable change to its governing board in 2021. Nate Counts has been on the board since 2009 and has served as president of the SCBDD for the past four years. Counts has given… Read more »

Early Intervention Still A Vital Service

Leigh Anne Wenning

Even through a pandemic, the Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities is working to ensure all people are receiving the services they need. The Shelby County Board of DD’s Early Intervention (EI) Department is no exception. Our EI Department, in partnership with Ohio Early Intervention Service Coordination and our local Family and Children First Council,… Read more »

Holiday Contact Information

Holiday Contact Info

December 22, 2020 During the Holiday Season, most of Shelby County Board of DD’s (SCBDD) employees step out of the office and spend a little more time focusing on their own families. There has never been a year here at our board that resembles the challenges we’ve had in 2020. We know everyone from Direct… Read more »

Board of DD Seeking Direct Support Professionals

Leigh Anne Wenning

Here at the Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities, we rely on our provider partners to support the people that we serve. Our employees at the board oversee and coordinate the services, while direct support professionals, either employed through an agency or as an independent provider, work with people with developmental disabilities directly. These services can… Read more »

November Provider of the Month

Congratulations to November’s Provider of the Month, Alexa Mason.  Alexa became a provider after leaving Adult Day Service program to focus on individual care. Alexa jumped into becoming a provider a year ago and has excelled with her business; she is very organized and efficient with her work. Alexa has connected so well with her clients… Read more »