April Provider of the Month

Congratulations to April’s Provider of the Month James Bettelon.  James currently works for Person Centered Services (PCS) as a Direct Care Support Specialist. He embraces community integration and advocates for the people he works with. His calm approach and willingness to try new things has opened many doors for the people with developmental disabilities. With… Read more »

Shelby Hills Preschool Typical Application

young boy in therapy

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 »

Parent Resource Lending Library

The Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities has acquired many new resource books that we want to share with you and your family. This is a FREE resource for SCBDD families caring for children and adults with special healthcare needs or developmental disabilities. Our books cover such topics on Autism, Pre-Employment Skills, Teaching Healthy Relationship… Read more »

March Provider of the Month

We are pleased to introduce Provider of the Month for March, Tony Sell.  Tony works tirelessly to care for the people he serves; including double and sometimes triple shifts to ensure that the individuals are taken care of. In addition, he is always willing to jump in and volunteer his time, has a positive attitude… Read more »

Special Olympics Track and Field Day

The Shelby County Special Olympics Committee is in the planning stages for the local Special Olympics Track and Field Day.  It will be held on Saturday, April 28th at 1:00 P.M. inside the Sidney Middle School. Participants must be at least eight years of age to participate in the events of: running races, bowling, kickball,… Read more »

February Provider of the Month

Congratulations to February’s Provider of the Month, Karla Ostendorf.  Karla has been an Independent Provider for three years.  She is very patient, understanding, thoughtful dedicated, and always willing to help people whenever she can.  Karla never says anything negative and sees the potential in everyone.  She enjoys helping people go grocery shopping and experience outings… Read more »

Choosing Remote Support

woman using remote support

Remote support, also known as remote monitoring, is an emerging service model that combines technology and direct care to support people with developmental disabilities. Remote support uses two-way communication in real time, including home-based sensors, cameras, and other technologies, to allow an off-site caregiver to monitor and respond to the safety and needs of people living in the community. When… Read more »

Para Professional

NOTICE OF AVAILABLE POSITION POSTING DATE:     April 6, 2018 until filled POSITION:              Para Professional for Shelby Hills Early Childhood QUALIFICATIONS:  High School Graduate. Ohio Department of Education Aide Permit.  Successful completion of a pre-employment physical, BCI/FBI, Abuser Registry, Nurse’s Registry, Exclusions List, Sex Offender, U.S. General Services, and… Read more »

The B.E.S.T. Glow Run

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 Early Childhood. The B.E.S.T. Glow Run will be held at beautiful Tawawa Park in Sidney, Ohio. The route… Read more »

Superintendent Search

laura zureich

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 »