Category: News

October Provider of the Month


Congratulations to October’s Provider of the Month, Brad Pleiman.  Brad has been an Independent Provider for 18 months and enjoys working with Ryan. The two of them enjoy playing cards and getting out in the community to explore different options. Brad will often call or stop in to check on Ryan in his off time just… Read more »

B.E.S.T. Online Webstore for Apparel now open!

BEST Tshirt Fundraiser

B.E.S.T. (Bringing Everyone at Shelby Hills Together), is a non-profit group made up of Shelby Hills Preschool families and staff members whose mission is to promote strong relationships between staff, families, and the community by providing resources and quality experiences for all children.  Funds raised through the group have been used to purchase pumpkins for… Read more »


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While Ohio’s government is easing some restrictions, the Stay-At-Home order is expected to be extended again beginning May 1st. Here’s what that means for us at the Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities (SCBDD):    Our office remains closed to the public. Our leadership meets frequently to evaluate when we can safely open our doors…. Read more »

Coronavirus – COVID-19 Response


Updated 8/25/2020 The Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities (SCBDD) has been monitoring the COVID-19  outbreak with the guidance of the Shelby County Public Health Department, including information from the Ohio Department of Health and 5he Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Health authorities have indicated that the situation is evolving and we need to do… Read more »

Shelby County Board of DD CORONAVIRUS – COVID-19

Update 7/14/2020 All staff of the Shelby County Board of DD, including the Service and Support Administrators (SSA’s), Early Intervention staff, and Community Education and Outreach staff continue to be available during regular office hours, 8am to 4pm, Monday thru Friday.  Our office is back open on a limited basis. To ensure the safety of… Read more »

2020-2021 Typical Preschool Application

The typical preschool application is now available to submit securely online beginning April 28th. 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 have a computer or internet, please call 937-497-8155 to reserve a computer… Read more »

Spotlighting Partner Providers

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The Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities (DD) continues to work diligently, in conjunction with provider partners and Direct Support Professionals (DSP’s) to make sure that the over 450 people with disabilities in the county are healthy and safe throughout this pandemic. I have written about our provider partners and Direct Support Professionals before, but in the… Read more »

Agency Update


COVID-19 AGENCY UPDATE As of today, 4/7/20, Ohio’s “Stay-at-Home” has been extended through May 1st, 2020. Here’s a summary of where we are today with the Covid-19 crisis: Our office is closed, but we’ve never been more available. Wilma Valentine Childcare is operating as a temporary pandemic childcare center for families that have parents who… Read more »

Announcement for Shelby Hills Preschool

March 30, 2020 Per Governor Dewine’s order, Shelby Hills preschool will continue to be closed until May 1, 2020. This includes itinerant services. Your child’s teacher will remain in contact with you. Please continue to reach out with any questions. Please note that Wilma Valentine Childcare continues to be available as a licensed pandemic childcare… Read more »

Wilma Valentine Childcare to be a Temporary Pandemic Childcare Center

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March 24, 2020 To All Workers in Essential Services Providing Health, Safety, and other Essential Services, Wilma Valentine Childcare just received approval from the Department of Job and Family Services to be a Temporary Pandemic Childcare Center.  A temporary center can only provide services to children whose parents are employed providing health, safety, and other… Read more »