What Services are Available?
The Department of Mental Retardation offers service coordination and family support services to eligible children with developmental disabilities and their families. A description of these services is provided below.
Service Coordination is provided by Academic staff that arranges, coordinates, and monitors the services and supports that Academic.
Family Support Services
Family Support Services consist of supplemental supports that can help a family to care for their family member at home. Types of family support services include individual and/or family education and training, support groups, family support coordination, supports planning, limited supports for community participation, outreach and education, and respite. For more information about Family Support Services,
Enhanced Family Support Services
Enhanced Family Support Services consist of two types of more comprehensive and intensive services. The Intensive Flexible Family Support Program is a time-limited, goal-oriented service for families experiencing severe stress that is causing the child to be at risk of an out-of-home placement. The Medically Fragile Family Partnership Program provides comprehensive wrap-around supports to families with children with significant cognitive, physical and complex health care needs.