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Quick Start Guide

Welcome to SCBDD, here you’ll find a wealth of information to explore. The guide offers a few recommended videos, helpful resources, and our supports broken down by ages. We hope this guide leads you to the information you need to live a good life!


Request Form for Eligibility Determination

Please complete one of the Request Forms on the right if you are seeking services and supports through the Sandusky County Board of Developmental Disabilities.  The Request Form must be completed by the individual seeking services, their parent, or their legal guardian.

Select ‘Electronic Version’ if you wish to submit your Request Form electronically (requires Adobe Acrobat).  Be sure to download and save your Request Form on your computer before clicking to email your form to us.

Select ‘Print Version’ if you wish to print, fill out, and mail your Request Form to us.

Your Quick Start Guide to the Intake and Eligibility Process is available via the link on the right.

Early Intervention:

Home Based Services     The P.L.A.Y. Project
Help Me Grow

Child Development Stages:

Gross Motor     Fine Motor     Cognition     Self-Help     Social / Emotional     Communication / Language

Preschool classes offer individual and small group instruction in the areas of fine motor, grossmotor, self-help, cognitive, language, and socialization. Related services offered include speech therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy and adapted physical education. We also have a full time nurse for children with medical needs.

The Ohio Development Disabilities Council (ODDC) is a planning and advocacy group appointed by the Governor. The ODDC disseminates federal funds in the form of grants in order to foster new ideas, pilot new approaches, empower individuals and their families, and advocate for systems change to promote community inclusion.

This guidebook, Guardianship in Ohio, offers a comprehensive overview of guardianship and alternatives in our State and is designed to help families and individuals understand the strategies available them to promote the health, safety, and independence of individuals with special needs.