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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 »

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 »