New Big Buddies Program at Ft. Loramie School

Many high school students are looking for volunteer work to build their resumes for entering college and the workforce. There are also many preschool aged children with developmental disabilities who need mentors and love making new friends. This is just one of many great reasons to join the new Big Buddies Program at Ft. Loramie… Read more »

Work Experience and Career Exploration

For those served by Shelby Co Board of DD, if you are ages 14-21 and still in high school, you should have received flyers for the Work Experience Program and Career Exploration Camp in the mail. Registration begins on May 3! Now is a good time to look through the information and think about which… Read more »

IDEA Part B Funding

Ohio Department of Education

All states applying for funds under Ohio’s Part B Federal Application are required to make available for public review and comment the application packet for those federal funds. These funds support provision of special education services to children with disabilities who are ages 3 to 21 in Ohio. Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities will accept… Read more »

Camp Communicate Registration

Looking for educational summer activities? Camp Communicate is a speech and language camp held during June and July at the Moon City Event Center in Wapakoneta, OH. It is hosted by Speak Life Speech Therapy. Campers participate in play based therapies that help with speech and literary skills. The camp is open to children with… Read more »

Shelby Hills 2021-2022 Preschool Application

Preschool Child

The typical preschool application is now available to submit securely online. If you do not have a computer or internet, please call 937-497-8155 to reserve a computer at the Sidney center. Shelby Hills Preschool Application Frequently Asked Questions Computer System and Browser Requirements Computer System Test

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

Leigh Anne Wenning

March is celebrated nationally as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. At the Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities, we want to shine a light on people of all abilities. People with developmental disabilities (DD) are our friends, neighbors, coworkers and family members and our community is stronger when we include everyone. Usually this month-long celebration is… Read more »

SSAs continue to support people through COVID-19

Leigh Anne Wenning

We are almost a year into a global pandemic and even through everything, our Service and Support Administration (SSA) staff at the Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities have continued to diligently serve their caseloads. Work may look a little different, as it does for many of us, but people supported by the Shelby County Board… Read more »

2021-2022 Typical Preschool Application Process

Frequently Asked Questions

Applications may be submitted securely online for preschoolers ages 3-5 years old for the 2021-2022 school year beginning Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. Please review the frequently asked questions, step-by-step directions, and system requirements below. We then invite you to test your computer system by completing the test document. If you do not… Read more »

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 »