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Family Fun Glow Run

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The BEST organization is a non-profit group of families & staff working together to promote strong relationships, provide resources, & enrich quality experiences for all children. All proceeds go towards equipment and other needs of the children of Shelby Hills Preschool. The B.E.S.T. Family Fun Glow Run will be held at Redskin Memorial Park in… Read more »

September Provider of the Month


Congratulations to September’s Provider of the Month, Melissa Hughes.  Melissa is very caring, dependable, focuses on the needs of those she serves always going above and beyond.  Melissa has worked in the developmental disabilities field for 7 years and has been an independent provider for 9 months.  When asked to give an example of a… Read more »

August Provider of the Month

Betsey Nave

Congratulations to August’s Provider of the Month, Betsey Nave. Dependability is just one of Betsey’s many strengths. She has been extremely reliable and the Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities can’t thank her enough. Betsey is a great advocate for the people she serves. She has a full schedule, yet she is flexible and always… Read more »

June Provider of the Month

Karla Pleiman

Congratulations to June’s Provider of the Month, Karla Pleiman. Karla has been an independent provider for a little over a year and a half.  She has been a wonderful support and advocate for Janelle. They have had a lot of fun together and Janelle has learned new skills with the help of Karla. When asked to… Read more »

Electronic Visit Verification

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Electronic Visit Verification to go into effect August 5th Learn more about how the federal government will require providers to document home- and community-based services, and how it will impact people with disabilities Electronic Visit Verification to go into effect August 5 Electronic Visit Verification:  What YOU need to know The Ohio Department of Medicaid… Read more »

Shelby County Board of DD offers many services


We invite you to read the following article to learn more about the services provided by the Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities. Click here for full article

Regional Advocacy Meeting


Come meet self-advocates from 7 neighboring counties, enjoy lunch with new friends, hear great motivational speakers, and learn how self-advocacy is working in our communities.

Accessibility Programs – Cincinnati Art Museum

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If you’re looking for free things to do this summer, mark your calendar for Connect: A Program for Adults with Developmental Disabilities and Their Caregivers at Cincinnati Art Museum. The museum also offers Autism Family Exploration, Touch Tours, Public Tours with ASL Interpretation, and offer a Sensory Friendly Access Guide. Visit their website for more… Read more »

April Provider of the Month

Derrick Hunt

April Provider of the Month is Derrick Hunt. Derrick has been working in the DD Field for the last 5 years and has been an independent provider for 1 1/2 years. Derrick says a good day at work for him is when he sees a client reach a milestone or goal that they have been… Read more »