Developmental Disabilities and Related Conditions

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Developmental Disabilities & Related Conditions

Developmental Disabilities Case Management Services
Six agency social workers provide developmental disabilities case management services to children and adults across a variety of settings, within the family home, individual apartments, adult foster care or intermediate care facilities – DD.

Case Management Functions & Goals
Case management functions include eligibility determination, information and referral, screening, service planning and monitoring, and funding authorization. The goals of case management services are to promote inclusion, self-sufficiency and the highest level of community independence, support social relationships and natural supports, and to maintain a balance between safety and opportunities.

Supporters Role
Supports are also in place to protect people with developmental disabilities from abuse, neglect or exploitation, to support and preserve families, maximize functional independence and promote community integration Some of the services available to consumers are:
◦Acting as Guardian Representatives for State Wards
◦Adaptive Equipment
◦Adult Foster Care
◦IEP and Transition Planning
◦Respite Services
◦Semi-Independent Living Skills Training
◦Supervised Living Services
◦Vocational Supports

Contact

Human Services
Phone: Toll Free:1-888-350-0241 Fergus Falls:218-998-8150 New York Mills:218-385-5450 Child Support/Courthouse:218-998-8640
Mailing: Otter Tail County Department of Human Services, 530 West Fir Avenue, Fergus Falls, MN, USA

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