SCBDD Celebrates Many ‘Firsts’ In 2019

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SCBDD celebrates many ‘firsts’ in 2019 SIDNEY — 2019 was a year of many “firsts” for the Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities (SCBDD). “Last year was the first time Shelby Hills Preschool had a reduction in enrollment on record in the past two decades,” said Superintendent Leah Anne Wenning. “2019 was the first year… Read more »

February Provider of the Month

February Provider of the Month 2020

Congratulations to February’s Provider of the Month, Melinda Hughes.  Melinda has goes above and beyond the call of duty as an Independent Provider.  Recently, when one of the individuals she works with was hospitalized she ensured all of his needs were being met.  She visited him multiple times at several hospitals and the nursing home. … Read more »

Shelby Co. Board of DD offers early intervention services

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Early Intervention is one of the many valuable non-mandated services that your local county board provides to the community at no cost to eligible people. I wanted to take this month and discuss the early intervention services the Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities (DD) provides to the community. Research has shown that early intervention… Read more »

Preschool Typical Application Process

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An online registration form will be available for typical preschoolers between the ages of 3-5 years old for the 2020-2021 school year beginning Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. If you are interested in registering your child, we ask that you read the Frequently Asked Questions, Computer system requirements and browsers, and complete the… Read more »

Tips for Staying Healthy From Nurse Deb

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Cold and flu season is upon us. To prevent widespread influenza, colds, and other illnesses in school, we recommend that your child stay home from school if experiencing flu or cold symptoms. To decide whether or not to send your child to school, please consider the following guidelines. Consider keeping your child at home for… Read more »

January Provider of the Month

Jennifer Nolen

Congratulations to January’s Provider of the Month, Jennifer Nolen.  Jennifer has been a provider since August of 2019 and has always loved working in the DD field.  She has been a sub at Shelby Hills Preschool, Wilma Valentine Childcare, and in the MD classrooms for Sidney City Schools.  Jennifer has three sons, two of which… Read more »

Family Advisory Council

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“The Family Advisory Council, or FAC, provides a forum for DODD to hear directly from family members about the issues that affect their lives and provides the opportunity to learn more about the department’s current initiatives from executive staff.” “FAC meetings take place quarterly and are open to everyone. Meetings are held 10 AM to 3 PM… Read more »

December Provider of the Month

Alicia Gillem

Congratulations to December’s Provider of the Month, Alicia Gillem.  Alicia has been a caretaker for about 20 years.  She has worked with children, elderly, and now the DD population; she loves taking care of people!  Alicia has been employed with CRSI since February of this year and is currently a home manager.  She considers it… Read more »