Intellectual and Developmental Disability Services are provided for individuals upon graduation from high school or through the Early Childhood Intervention program up to the child's third birthday. The public school system is the primary service provider after the age of 3 through graduation from high school. However, a youth with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) may have an additional emotional or mental disorder that qualifies the youth for the Children's Mental Health program.
Autism Vocational Services - Services and supports are designed to help individuals with autism become integral parts of the community by achieving fulfilling careers. Assistance includes individual job placement, employment supports, job coaching, training and education.
Case Management - Case managers help consumers and families identify needs, assist in resolving problems, negotiating services and linking with other available community resources.
Continuity of Care - Services include coordination activities required when an individual moves from a state facility to the community. Assistance is also provided for those who must be relocated outside of the county. Each individual is monitored at least annually.
Family Training & Support - Support services are individualized and designed through collaboration with family, the person with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and staff. Supports include linking with other community resources, in-home behavior intervention, parent training and assistance with assistive/adaptive devices and modifications.
Home & Community-Based Services (HCS) - HCS is a Medicaid waiver program that allows the use of Medicaid dollars to support individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities who choose to return to or remain in their home community. Service may be provided through an in-home or alternate residential environment.
Respite Services - Short-term, periodic relief and support is offered for individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and their families. Care is provided by a trained respite worker and may be conducted in the home or in an out-of-home situation, dependent on the availability of a provider and budget resources. Supported Living - Independent living supports and training that assist individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities include management of emergencies, budgeting, domestic skills and linkage with community recreation opportunities. Vocational & Supported Employment - Services and supports are designed to help individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities become integral parts of the community by achieving fulfilling careers. Services are also offered in conjunction with the local school districts to identify and offer planning for individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to participate in community life upon graduation from high school.