Eligibility
Who can get DD services?

Birth to 3

 

An infant or toddler younger than 3 years is eligible for services from the Scioto County Board of DD if he or she has developmental delays in one of the following areas:

 

• Self-help skills
• Physical development skills (fine gross and motor skills)
• Language, speech, hearing or communication skills
• Cognitive skills
• Social/emotional development

 

An infant or toddler may also be eligible if he or she is at risk of a developmental delay due to medical issues.

 

Please call the SCBDD Early Intervention (EI) Program at (740) 354-3995 to see if your child is eligible. They will direct you to services appropriate for your child.

 

Ages 6 and older

 

To be eligible for Scioto County Board of DD services an individual must:

 

Be a resident of Scioto County

Have a diagnosed developmental disability that occurred before the age of 22

Have substantial functional limitations in three of the following life skill areas:

 

Mobility

Receptive & Expressive Language

Capacity for Independent Living

Self-Care

Self-Direction

Learning

Economic Self-Sufficiency (at age 16)

 

Life skills are assessed using the Children’s Ohio Eligibility Determination Instrument (COEDI) for children ages 6 to 15 and the Ohio Eligibility Determination Instrument (OEDI) for individuals age 16 and older.

 

Please contact our Intake Office at (740) 353-8448 for more information or to make a referral.