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Letter regarding the change in independent service providers
The attached letter from Superintendent Julie Monroe addresses the recent changes regarding independent service providers. Please click to download.

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DD Awarness Month in March
Jessica Riggs, Special Olympian basketball player, is ready for the grand finale of National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month is March.   
Sudbrook gains independence for bright future
With the help of the Scioto County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Alex Sudbrook was able to gain independence and start a new life.   
SCBDD honors Kirsch
Rick Bolin, right, Board Member of the Scioto County Board of Developmental Disabilities (SCBDD), presented a plaque to Judge James Kirsch during his retirement party on Feb. 13 at the Scioto County Courthouse. Kirsch, a long time supporter of SCBDD retired after 36 years in office as the Probate and Juvenile Court Judge. He has participated in events and activities at the SCBDD throughout his tenure and has sworn in several board members. 
Arnett appointed to SCBDD Board
Mike Arnett, left, was appointed by the Scioto County Commissioners to fill the vacated position on the Scioto County Board of Developmental Disabilities (SCBDD) Board. Klaire Purtee announced last month that she was resigning from the board due to a conflict of interest with her daughter’s recent acceptance of a position at SCBDD. Purtee had served on the board since 2006. Arnett was sworn in during a special meeting of the board on Jan.  29,  by Commissioners Mike Crabtree, center and Doug Coleman, right.  
Educational Opportunities Announced
All training sessions are held at the Carousel Center, located at 1112 Gallia Street in Portsmouth
Sessions are: Noon to 1:30 p.m. or 5 to 6:30 p.m.,
Each session may be extended additional 30 minutes for discussion if needed.

Prior registration is required. Please call 740-354-3995 to register. Click on READ MORE to access the training sessions available.
Strategic Plan Update Available
Work continues here at SCBDD on the goals we set through our strategic planning process. We have both long-term goals and annual goals identified to improve the services we offer and how we deliver them. 
Check out our FAMILY
Click below to watch a video created by SCBDD.

We Are SCBDD Family!
Ice "dunking" challenge
Hats off to Donna Royse for taking the plunge in the ALS challenge. Staff and Individuals cast their votes to see who would take the icy challenge, raising over $400! And special thanks to Party Pro in Wheelersburg for donating the dunking machine! Want to see for yourself? Click here:  SCBDD Ice Dunking Challenge 
SCBDD named #2 Employer
The Scioto County Board of Developmental Disabilities (SCBDD) was named number two in the Best Employer Category of the Portsmouth Daily Times Reader’s Choice Awards for the second year in a row. Thank you to everyone who voted and congratulations to all the staff and individuals for making SCBDD a great place to work.  
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