Category: News

From Old to New Ohio’s DD Waiver Waiting List and You

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Why is Ohio’s DD Waiver Waiting List Changing? Over a 24-month period, organizations representing people with developmental disabilities, family members, guardians, county boards, private providers, and the State of Ohio worked together to come up with a new way for Ohio to manage its waiting list as part of the “Fix The List” coalition. The solution they created is outlined in this brochure. This… Read more »

Ohio’s Waiting List for HCBS Waivers

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Changes to Ohio’s Waiting List for Home and Community-Based Services Waivers effective September 1, 2018, make it easier to identify a person’s needs and arrange needed services.  The changes to the Waiting List include a new statewide assessment tool, the Ohio Assessment for Immediate Need and Current Need, used to better understand a person’s need for… Read more »

Green Business Certification

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The Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities has received the Green Business Certification through the Dayton Regional Green initiative.  This certification starts with an energy audit which is a comprehensive assessment of a building’s energy use throughout its operations. The purpose of the audit is identifying the most cost-effective opportunities to reduce energy usage through… Read more »

SCBDD Visits Local Rotary Club

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7/9/2018 Localife 1/2 SCBDD visits local Rotary Club SIDNEY — The June 11, 2018, Rotary Lunch guest speakers were Superintendent of the Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities (SCBDD) Laura Zureich and Appointment Manager Jeff Coaty. Also joining Laura and Jeff were Felicity Berry and Julie Casiano, advocates for the good work that SCBDD does… Read more »

Help Us Build An All Inclusive Community Park

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Thanks to a campaign started by the Rotary Club of Sidney and the Kiwanis Club of Sidney, a drive to build an all inclusive community playground at Geib Pavilion in Tawawa Park is underway. Projected completion date of the project is in the fall of 2019. The estimated cost of the project is $160,000, with… Read more »

Shelby Hills Preschool Typical Application

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The typical preschool application will be available beginning April 3, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.  Please review the system requirements. We then invite you to test your computer system by completing the test document. Computer System Requirements and Browsers Frequently Asked Questions Computer System Test Once the application goes live on April 3rd at 6:00 p.m.,… Read more »

Superintendent Search

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The board members of Champaign and Shelby CBDD are pleased to invite qualified candidates to submit their application to be the next superintendent of Champaign and Shelby CBDD.  Current superintendent Laura Zureich has announced her intention to retire at the end of 2018 and we want to have our next superintendent identified prior to Laura’s… Read more »

Become a DSP and make a difference!

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Direct support professionals (DSPs) are individuals who work directly with people that have physical and/or intellectual disabilities.  DSPOhio is a unique, statewide DSP (Direct Support Professional) recruitment effort that combines targeted multi-media advertising to brand the term DSP with an on-line DSPOhio job-site that connects potential employees with developmental disability provider employers.  http://www.dspohio.org/

What is Fix The List?

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To better serve Ohioans with developmental disabilities, eleven organizations have been collaborating for more than 14 months to modernize Ohio’s failed Medicaid Waiver waiting list. They believe replacing the current system will greatly improve the way Ohio’s waiting list for Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) waivers operates.  Visit their website for information on the coalition,… Read more »