Developmental Program Waivers

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Consolidated Waiver

 

Eligibility criteria:

  • There is no age limit for individuals with an intellectual disability or autism. Individuals with a developmental disability with a high probability of resulting in an intellectual disability or autism are eligible from age 0 through 9.
  • Level of Care 
    • Medical Evaluation
    • Diagnosis of an intellectual disability, autism or developmental disability
  • Recommended for an intermediate care facility (ICF) level of care based on a medical evaluation
  • Determined eligible for Medical Assistance (MA)
  • Meet the financial requirements as determined by your local County Assistance Office

Services:

  • Advanced Supported Employment
  • Assistive Technology
  • Behavioral Support
  • Benefits Counseling
  • Communication Specialist
  • Community Participation Support
  • Companion
  • Consultative Nutritional Services
  • Education Support
  • Family/Caregiver Training and Support
  • Home Accessibility Adaptations
  • Homemaker/Chore
  • Housing Transition and Tenancy Sustaining Services
  • In-Home and Community Support
  • (Licensed and Unlicensed) Life Sharing
  • Music, Art and Equine Assisted Therapy
  • (Licensed and Unlicensed) Residential Habilitation
  • Respite
  • Shift Nursing
  • Small Group Employment
  • Specialized Supplies
  • Supported Employment
  • Supported Living
  • Supports Broker
  • Supports Coordination
  • Therapy
    • Physical
    • Speech/Language
    • Occupational
    • Orientation, Mobility and Vision 
  • Transportation
  • Vehicle Accessibility Adaptations

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Person/Family Directed Support Waiver

 

Eligibility criteria:

  • There is no age limit for individuals with an intellectual disability or autism. Individuals with a developmental disability with a high probability of resulting in an intellectual disability or autism are eligible from age 0 through 9.
  • Level of Care
    • Medical Evaluation
    • Diagnosis of an intellectual disability, autism, or developmental disability
  • Recommended for an intermediate care facility  (ICF) level of care based on a medical evaluation
  • Determined eligible for Medical Assistance (MA)
  • Meet the financial requirements as determined by your local County Assistance Office.
  • Individual cost limit of $33,000 per person per fiscal year
    • Excludes Supports Coordination and Supports Broker Services
    • The limit can be exceeded by $15,000 for Advanced Supported Employment or Supported Employment services

Services:

  • Advanced Supported Employment
  • Assistive Technology
  • Behavioral Support
  • Benefits Counseling
  • Communication Specialist
  • Community Participation Support
  • Companion
  • Consultative Nutritional Services
  • Education Support
  • Family/Caregiver Training and Support
  • Home Accessibility Adaptations
  • Homemaker/Chore
  • Housing Transition and Tenancy Sustaining Services
  • In-Home and Community Support
  • Music, Art, and Equine Assisted Therapy
  • Participant-Directed Goods and Services
  • Respite
  • Shift Nursing
  • Small Group Employment
  • Specialized Supplies
  • Supported Employment
  • Supports Broker
  • Supports Coordination
  • Therapy
    • Physical
    • Occupational
    • Speech
    • Language
    • Orientation, Mobility and Vision
  • Transportation
  • Vehicle Accessibility Adaptations

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Adult Autism Waiver

 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Be age 21 or older
  • Have a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
  • Meet Functional Eligibility
    • Must have substantial functional limitations in three or more of the major life activities: self-care; understanding and use of receptive and expressive language; learning; mobility; self-direction; capacity for independent living
  • Meet Level of Care (LOC) guideline
  • Meet the income and resource limits for Medical Assistance
  • Financial eligibility is based on 300% of the Federal Benefit Rate  

Services 

  • Assistive Technology
  • Career Planning
    • Job Finding
    • Vocational Assessment
  • Community Transition Service
  • Day Habilitation
  • Environmental Modifications
  • Family Support
  • Home Modifications
  • Nutritional Consultation
  • Residential Habilitation
  • Respite
  • Specialized Skill Development
    • Behavioral Specialist Services
    • Community Support
    • Systematic Skill Building
  • Supported Employment
    • Extended Employment Supports
    • Intensive Job Coaching
  • Supports Coordination
  • Temporary Supplemental Services
  • Therapies (Occupational, Speech and Language, Counseling)
  • Transitional Work Services
  • Vehicle Modifications

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