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Two students graduating from Vern Riffe School
Two students graduating from Vern Riffe S...
Jasmine Ann Yinger and Caden Murphy will graduate from the Vern Riffe School on May 22, 2024.
Scioto County Commemorates DD Awareness and Advocacy Month
Scioto County Commemorates DD Awareness a...
Students and advocates watch livestream event from Ohio Statehouse Advocacy Day
11th Annual Hardwood Heroes Celebrity Basketball Game set for March 28
11th Annual Hardwood Heroes Celebrity Bas...
The Special Olympics fundraiser game is played at Shawnee State University.
SCDD events celebrate DD Awareness Month
SCDD events celebrate DD Awareness Month
Many activities are planned throughout March in celebration of DD Awareness Month.
SCDD Winter/Spring 2024 Newsletter
SCDD Winter/Spring 2024 Newsletter
Download and read the SCDD Winter/Spring 2024 Newsletter here.
SCDD promotes Erica Culver to Lead Developmental Specialist
SCDD promotes Erica Culver to Lead Develo...
Culver has been with Scioto DD since 2019 and will help mentor and guide staff.
SCDD 2024 Public Meeting Schedule
SCDD 2024 Public Meeting Schedule
Scioto County Developmental Disabilities 2024 Public Meeting Schedule.
SCDD hosts Red Cross blood drive for VRS graduate
SCDD hosts Red Cross blood drive for VRS ...
The first blood drive ever held at Vern Riffe School was Jan. 10, in honor of Jon Adkins.
Vern Riffe School Christmas Program coming Dec. 19
Vern Riffe School Christmas Program comin...
The community is invited to attend the musical program; admission is just one canned food item.
Cindy Newman of STAR, Inc. named statewide ‘Nurse of the Year’
Cindy Newman of STAR, Inc. named statewid...
Newman was presented with an award during OPRA's annual conference in Columbus.
Board Icon Upcoming Events
Jun 20
Ethics Sub-Committee
Starts at 4:45 PM
Carousel Center, Portsmouth, Ohio
Jun 20
SCDD Board Meeting
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Carousel Center, Portsmouth, Ohio
Jul 18
Ethics Sub-Committee
Starts at 4:45 PM
Carousel Center, Portsmouth, Ohio
Jul 18
SCDD Board Meeting
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Carousel Center, Portsmouth, Ohio
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At Scioto County Developmental Disabilities, our mission is to be the leading resource for people with developmental disabilities and their families. In everything we do, we are people-centered. Empowering people to pursue meaningful lives is one of our highest priorities. We do this through a dedicated team supported by key partnerships. Staff hold true to the agency’s values by showing grit and professionalism in their work and interactions. Truly caring for people by always striving to be our best is our commitment to you. We take pride in our community and work to build partnerships with our neighbors and friends throughout the year.

Superintendent Matt Purcell
Scioto County Board of DD