Family Resources2018-07-31T21:20:40+00:00

Family Resources

Family Resources

SUPPORT FOR YOUR FAMILY

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For those who qualify, Medicaid waivers and other assistance may be available to help families in need of additional support services for their child(ren) with special needs.

Bureau of Developmental Disabilities (BDDS)
  • The BDDS provides services for individuals with developmental disabilities to ensure they can live as independently as possible in their communities. This includes assistance in receiving community supports and residential services using person-centered plans that determine which services are needed.
  • Medicaid waivers are available to those who qualify:
    • Community Integration and Habilitation Waiver (CIH): This waiver provides Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) to participants in a range of community settings as an alternative to care in an intermediate care facility for individuals with developmental disabilities (ICF/IID) or related conditions.
    • Family Supports Waiver (FSW): This waiver provides Medicaid HCBS waiver services to participants in a range of community settings as an alternative to care in an intermediate care facility individuals with developmental disabilities (ICF/IID) or related conditions.
    • Supervised Group Living (SGL): A group home or Supervised Group Living (SGL) is a residential option and alternative to waiver placements for eligible individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities needing services.
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
  • Vocational Rehabilitation provides a variety of services related to job training and employability skills for adults and high school students with special needs.
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VR) provide support for people with disabilities to prepare for, obtain, or retain employment. The individual works closely with a VR counselor throughout the process. With active participation in the rehabilitation, people with disabilities achieve greater independence in their work and living environments.
Transportation
  • For transportation assistance to and from school, the following outside resources are available:
    • Indiana MedicaidMedicaid transportation to and from school may be available for those who qualify.
    • IndyGoDamar Charter Academy is accessible via the IndyGo bus system.  A discounted rate is available with a student ID.
Bullying Prevention and Reporting
  • For information on bullying prevention and reporting, please click here.
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5125 Decatur Blvd., Suite D
Indianapolis, IN 46241
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