While many politicians look the other way, Kansans with Developmental Disabilities are being left behind. Over 4,700 Kansans with Developmental Disabilities (DD) are currently waiting for life sustaining DD Waiver services. Below is a list of resources that may help.
Intellectual/Developmentally Disabled (I/DD) Program
The Home and Community Based Services Intellectual/Developmentally Disabled (I/DD) program serves individuals age five and older who meet the definition of intellectual disability, having a developmental disability or are eligible for care in an Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF-IID).
The purpose of the Kansas Council on Developmental Disabilities (KCDD) is to support people of all ages with developmental disabilities so they have the opportunity to make choices regarding both their participation in society, and their quality of life.
If you are interested in obtaining your own provider number, you can get the information you need to apply at the KMAP website. Just click on the link below.
The CDDO and CSP's have rules and regulations that they must abide by, in order to perform their duties. Article 63 governs the licensed providers and Article 64 governs the CDDO. Click on the links below to read the documents in full.
Article 63 (Licensing Providers of Community Service) - http://www.srskansas.org/hcp/css/pdf/Art63.pdf
Article 64 (Governing Community Develpmental Disabilities Organizations) - http://www.srskansas.org/hcp/css/pdf/Art64.pdf
Developmental Disabilities Reform Act - http://www.srskansas.org/hcp/css/pdf/DDReformActText.pdf
DD Reform Act Amendment - http://www.srskansas.org/hcp/css/pdf/DDAmendment.pdf
Working Healthy - http://www.workinghealthy.org
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