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Who can get DD services?

Birth to 6


An infant or toddler younger than 6 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 up to age 3 may also be eligible if he or she is at risk of a developmental delay due to certain factors. 


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:



Receptive & Expressive Language

Capacity for Independent Living




Economic Self-Sufficiency (at age 16)


Life skills are assessed using the Children’s Ohio Eligibility Determination Instrument (COEDI) for 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.