Developmental Disabilities Services

Two types of housing provide long term homes for adults and children with mental retardation/developmental disabilities.

Individualized Residential Alternative (IRA)

Small residences (3 to 5 individuals) scattered throughout the community which provide staff support in residential habilitation designed to encourage skill development, community integration and independence of children and adults.

  • Support Services Provided:

    Self administration of medication, socialization, communication, functional skills, self advocacy, behavior skills, community integration, motor skills, skill development for vocational or educational activities, recreation/leisure activities.

  • Eligibility:

    Diagnosis of a developmental disability prior to age twenty-two, able to evacuate a residence.

  • Payment:

    Medicaid and/or SSI, SSD, Private pay

Intermediate Care Facility (ICF)

A 24 hour staffed residence for adults with moderate to profound disabilities. It provides continuous active treatment to improve individual skills in activities of daily living.

  • Support Services Provided:

    Nursing, nutrition, recreation, self care, training and habilitation, transportation, dental, medical, psychology and social services.

  • Eligibility:

    A diagnosis of a developmental disability and health care or other habilitative needs which is evidenced by a severe deficit in at least one area of adaptive behavior.

  • Payment:

    Medicaid and/or SSI, SSD, Private pay

Medicaid Service Coordination (MSC)

A service which assists individuals with developmental disabilities and their families in accessing necessary community services and supports.

  • Support Services Provided:

    Monitor the delivery of services, advocate for desired services, assist in resolving crisis situations, and promote self advocacy and self determination.

  • Eligibility:

    Must have diagnosed developmental disability prior to age of 22 with significant adaptive deficits.

  • Payment:

    Medicaid or Private pay