Developmental Disabilities Unit
What is the Developmental Disabilities Unit?
The Developmental Disabilities Unit offers a wide range of services to individuals with intellectual disabilities as well as to their families and caregivers. Professionally trained Supports Coordinators assist individuals and families in obtaining services that are needed to meet basic needs and enhance independence.
Who is the Developmental Disabilities Unit For?
To be eligible for services from the Developmental Disabilities Unit an individual must have: Documented diagnosis of intellectual disability (I.Q.<70) and impairments in adaptive behavior based on the results of a standardized assessment of adoptive functioning. There must be documentation showing that these conditions were met prior to the individual’s 22nd birthday.
How Can the Developmental Disabilities Unit Help?
Supports Coordinators can help with information and referrals for:
- Medical Need
- Vocational/Educational Programs
- Residential Programs
- Respite Care
- In-Home Supports
- Social and Recreational Groups
Once services are obtained, coordinators will provide on-going monitoring and support.
Services are provided at no cost to families.