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Medicaid Waiver

People with Developmental Disabilities who are not covered by Medicaid can receive similar services by applying for a Medicaid waiver. Eligible persons and their families may apply for the following home and community-based services: 

  • Case Management/Service Coordination: Individual assistance with placement, referrals, and general advocacy
  • Residential Habilitation Services: Services provided in the home that assist the person with Developmental Disabilities in developing skills for daily living, such as personal grooming, food preparation, and social skills.
  • Day Habilitation Services: Day services that provide a range of supervised experiences in community settings.
  • Respite Services: Temporary care of a person with developmental disabilities provided by a trained respite worker, in order to relieve the permanent caretaker serving the person with Developmental Disabilities.
  • Environmental Modifications: Fixing the home environment to increase the independence of the person with Developmental Disabilities.
  • Adaptive Technologies: Devices and appliances that help the person with Developmental Disabilities to function more independently and safely.

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