Intake Criteria/ Eligibility with a diagnosis of Intellectual Disability
IQ of 70 or below assessed by a licensed psychologist, certified school psychologist, psychiatrist, or licensed physician who practices psychiatry using standardized testing.
Deficits in two or more areas of adaptive functioning, which includes communication, self-care, home living, social/interpersonal skills, use of community resources, self-direction, functional academic skills, work, leisure, health and safety based on a standardized adaptive functioning test.
Diagnosis of Intellectual Disability prior to age 22.
Intake Criteria/Eligibility with a diagnosis of Autism
IQ is not factored into eligibility
An evaluation by a licensed psychologist, certified school psychologist, psychiatrist, developmental pediatrician or a licensed physician, as documented in a standardized diagnostic tool.
Deficits in three or more areas of adaptive functioning, which includes self-care, receptive and expressive language, learning, mobility, self direction, capacity for independent living.
Diagnosis of Autism prior to age 22.
The Supports Coordinator makes and handles referrals and helps individuals get services identified in the Individual Support Plan.
Case Management Activities may include:
Ensuring the health and safety of the individual
Determining what the individual needs
Referral of services
Developing the Individual Support Plan (ISP) based on assessed needs and natural supports