Category: News

SCBDD is Busy During the Summer

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Summer 2022 is just as busy as ever at the Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities (SCBDD). Although Shelby Hills Preschool is closed for the summer, the rest of our programs are in full swing. In the Early Intervention program, staff are taking advantage of children being home for the summer in order to complete… Read more »

Shelby County Board of DD Strives to Help All Shine

Written by 2022 Board Vice President, Jackie Ward My name is Jackie Ward, and I’ve been raising a child served by the Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities since 2014. Doing this, I’ve had the privilege of seeing services from a caregiver’s perspective for almost eight years now. I was welcomed as a board member… Read more »

April is Autism Acceptance Month

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By Superintendent Leigh Anne Wenning April is Autism Acceptance Month! In past years, we celebrated Autism Awareness in April, but people on the Autism Spectrum deserve more than awareness. They deserve acceptance and inclusion. About 1 in 44 U.S. children are identified with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) according to the Center for Disease Control…. Read more »

Typical Preschool Application 2022-2023

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The typical preschool application is now available to submit securely online for preschoolers ages 3-5 years old for the 2022-2023 school year.  Please review the frequently asked questions and the computer system and browser requirements below.   If you do not have a computer or internet, please call 937-658-6709 to reserve a computer at the Sidney… Read more »

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

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by Superintendent Leigh Anne Wenning You may have seen billboards around Sidney announcing that March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. Those billboards are just one way to remind our community that we are better when we include everyone, and people with developmental disabilities are unique and valued members of society. National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month… Read more »

Preschool Typical Application Process 2022-2023

Frequently Asked Questions

Applications may be submitted securely online for preschoolers ages 3-5 years old for the 2022-2023 school year beginning Tuesday, March 29, 2022 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 »

Spring 2022 Newsletter

News and information from Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities (Jan 2022 – March 2022) CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWSLETTER

Change Coming to Shelby Co Special Olympics

Jessica Guillozet, Mark Harrod, and Superintendent Leigh Anne Wenning stand with Special Olympics sign by the new softball diamond.

For more than 30 years, Shelby County Special Olympics provided more than athletic events for individuals with disabilities. It provided opportunities for exercise and social time with friends, family, and a beloved leader named Mark Harrod. In the coming years, the organization will see one major change. There will still be fun, games, sports, families… Read more »

Shelby County Board of DD Provides Early Intervention Services

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Written by Superintendent Leigh Anne Wenning Did you know that children who have suspected delays or disabilities may be eligible for free in-home services? The Shelby County Board of DD (SCBDD) provides in-person coaching and therapy to families with children who may be at risk of not meeting milestones. Our early intervention department is staffed… Read more »