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 »

October is Disability Employment Awareness Month

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This month we celebrate the contributions of workers with disabilities and work to educate everyone on the value of a workforce inclusive of all skills and talents. This year, the Department of Labor is celebrating more than 70 years of advocacy with disabilities. The Shelby County Board of DD (SCBDD) employs staff who specialize in… Read more »

October Provider of the Month

Linda Ostendrof

Congratulations to October’s Provider of the Month, Linda Ostendorf.  Linda is very dependable, caring, dedicated and always goes above and beyond for the individuals she works with.  Linda has worked in the developmental disabilities field for 10 years.  What she loves most about being an independent provider is to see the smiles and hear the… Read more »