Para Professional

NOTICE OF AVAILABLE POSITION POSTING DATE:     January 16, 2018 until filled POSITION:              Para Professional for Shelby Hills Early Childhood (Preferably split Sidney-am/Jackson Center-pm for the remainder of the school year) QUALIFICATIONS:  High School Graduate. Ohio Department of Education Aide Permit.  Successful completion of a pre-employment physical, BCI/FBI, Abuser… Read more »

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)

NOTICE OF AVAILABLE POSITION POSTING DATE:     January 16, 2018 until filled POSITION:              Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) QUALIFICATIONS:  State of Ohio Occupational Therapy Assistant License. Ohio Department of Education (ODE) Occupational Therapy Assistant License. Ability and willingness to provide services at any of the Shelby Hills Early Childhood… 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 »

Become a DSP and make a difference!

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?

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 »

New Digital Resource Launched for Preschool Learning

Ohio’s parents and educators have a new resource to help young learners ages 3-5 prepare for school and their futures with the INFOhio Early Learning Portal. The easy-to-navigate site contains more than 50 websites and apps chosen and evaluated by educators and librarians with expertise in early learning and literacy. The INFOhio Early Learning Portal… Read more »

December Provider of the Month

The Community and Support Services Department would like to recognize our providers who go above and beyond for the people they support.  Every month we will spotlight a “Provider of the Month”.  Nominees will be selected by vote from submission forms received the previous month.  Just a small token of our appreciation for all that you do… Read more »

Age Appropriate Toys: Birth to 3 Years

The Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities Occupational Therapy Department put together this list of age appropriate toys for birth through three years of age.  Happy shopping and playing! Remember: It’s not about the expense of the toy(s), it is about the experiences your child has with that toy. Age Appropriate Toys

Leading the Way – Future Leaders of Shelby County

young preschool girl

The Sidney Police Department and Ross Historical Society are collaborating with the Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities to provide a leadership training course.  The classes will be taught by community leaders living in Shelby County.  During the classes, instructors will focus on connecting you with your community and community resources.  Parents and Providers are… Read more »