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Discapacidad Intelectual y del Desarrollo

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Discapacidad Intelectual y del Desarrollo

Discapacidad Intelectual y del Desarrollo

Una discapacidad intelectual se caracteriza por limitaciones en el funcionamiento intelectual y dificultades en una variedad de habilidades sociales y prácticas cotidianas. Una discapacidad del desarrollo se atribuye a un deterioro cognitivo o físico que da lugar a limitaciones en áreas como el cuidado personal, el lenguaje y la movilidad. El término IDD cubre una amplia gama de trastornos y síndromes, muchos de los cuales son malinterpretados por el público en general.Una discapacidad intelectual se caracteriza por limitaciones en el funcionamiento intelectual y dificultades en una variedad de habilidades sociales y prácticas cotidianas. Una discapacidad del desarrollo se atribuye a un deterioro cognitivo o físico que da lugar a limitaciones en áreas como el cuidado personal, el lenguaje y la movilidad. El término IDD cubre una amplia gama de trastornos y síndromes, muchos de los cuales son malinterpretados por el público en general.

IDD Authority y IDD Provider

Lakes Regional Community Center se dedica a proporcionar la atención más excepcional para las personas diagnosticadas con una Discapacidad del Desarrollo intelectual. Los Servicios de Autoridad manejan los servicios de admisión y admisión, lo que incluye determinar la elegibilidad de una persona para los servicios, inscribir a una persona en los programas y coordinar los servicios continuos para una persona. Otras responsabilidades importantes incluyen ubicar a las personas en la Lista de Interés de los Servicios Basados ​​en el Hogar y la Comunidad, ayudar a los estudiantes a pasar de los servicios escolares a los servicios comunitarios y ayudar a las familias que solicitan servicios residenciales para niños y adultos. Los servicios de la autoridad también incluyen el ingreso / evaluación, la determinación de elegibilidad, la inscripción y la coordinación del servicio. Provider Services maneja programas especializados para adultos y niños. Estos son programas y servicios para individuos elegibles en la comunidad, determinados por la Autoridad. Estos servicios están destinados a proporcionar a las personas las habilidades y los apoyos para poder continuar viviendo en el entorno menos restrictivo de la comunidad y para funcionar a su máximo potencial. El objetivo de nuestro equipo de proveedores de IDD es proporcionar servicios especializados puntuales e individualizados para las personas y sus familias, dirigidos a una disminución en el comportamiento de crisis y un aumento en la mejora de la calidad de vida de las personas en el proceso. Nos esforzamos por estabilizar a una persona y eliminar el riesgo de tratamiento o colocación fuera del hogar.Lakes Regional Community Center se dedica a proporcionar la atención más excepcional para las personas diagnosticadas con una Discapacidad del Desarrollo intelectual. Los Servicios de Autoridad manejan los servicios de admisión y admisión, lo que incluye determinar la elegibilidad de una persona para los servicios, inscribir a una persona en los programas y coordinar los servicios continuos para una persona. Otras responsabilidades importantes incluyen ubicar a las personas en la Lista de Interés de los Servicios Basados ​​en el Hogar y la Comunidad, ayudar a los estudiantes a pasar de los servicios escolares a los servicios comunitarios y ayudar a las familias que solicitan servicios residenciales para niños y adultos. Los servicios de la autoridad también incluyen el ingreso / evaluación, la determinación de elegibilidad, la inscripción y la coordinación del servicio. Provider Services maneja programas especializados para adultos y niños. Estos son programas y servicios para individuos elegibles en la comunidad, determinados por la Autoridad. Estos servicios están destinados a proporcionar a las personas las habilidades y los apoyos para poder continuar viviendo en el entorno menos restrictivo de la comunidad y para funcionar a su máximo potencial. El objetivo de nuestro equipo de proveedores de IDD es proporcionar servicios especializados puntuales e individualizados para las personas y sus familias, dirigidos a una disminución en el comportamiento de crisis y un aumento en la mejora de la calidad de vida de las personas en el proceso. Nos esforzamos por estabilizar a una persona y eliminar el riesgo de tratamiento o colocación fuera del hogar.

¿Cómo puede ayudar Lakes Regional?

¿Buscas servicios para alguien con discapacidad intelectual? Lakes Regional está aquí para ayudarlo a usted y a sus seres queridos. El enfoque de nuestro Programa IDD es ayudar a las personas y sus familias a elegir y acceder a servicios y apoyos de calidad y rentables que satisfagan de la mejor manera sus necesidades y solicitudes. Nuestro Programa IDD logra esto al ofrecer una amplia gama de servicios y apoyos ya sea a través de Lakes Regional oa través de una red de agencias y organizaciones privadas y públicas. Nuestra misión es garantizar el acceso a los servicios y apoyos que enriquecen las vidas de las personas y las familias a las que servimos. Lakes Regional Community ofrece una variedad de servicios de IDD a personas con discapacidades intelectuales y de desarrollo de todas las edades en los condados de Camp, Delta, Ellis, Franklin, Hopkins, Hunt, Kaufman, Lamar, Morris, Navarro, Rockwall y Titus. Por favor, siéntase libre de navegar en nuestro sitio web para obtener más información sobre nuestra agencia y los servicios que brindamos.¿Buscas servicios para alguien con discapacidad intelectual? Lakes Regional está aquí para ayudarlo a usted y a sus seres queridos. El enfoque de nuestro Programa IDD es ayudar a las personas y sus familias a elegir y acceder a servicios y apoyos de calidad y rentables que satisfagan de la mejor manera sus necesidades y solicitudes. Nuestro Programa IDD logra esto al ofrecer una amplia gama de servicios y apoyos ya sea a través de Lakes Regional oa través de una red de agencias y organizaciones privadas y públicas. Nuestra misión es garantizar el acceso a los servicios y apoyos que enriquecen las vidas de las personas y las familias a las que servimos. Lakes Regional Community ofrece una variedad de servicios de IDD a personas con discapacidades intelectuales y de desarrollo de todas las edades en los condados de Camp, Delta, Ellis, Franklin, Hopkins, Hunt, Kaufman, Lamar, Morris, Navarro, Rockwall y Titus. Por favor, siéntase libre de navegar en nuestro sitio web para obtener más información sobre nuestra agencia y los servicios que brindamos.

Instalaciones de cuidado intermedio para individuos

El programa de Instalaciones de atención intermedia para personas con discapacidades intelectuales (ICF / IID) es una opción de servicio residencial basada en la comunidad que se brinda en hogares con seis o menos personas. Este programa ICF / IID brinda servicios similares brindados en un hogar residencial HCS. Los servicios incluyen personal disponible para ayudar a las personas con necesidades identificadas, acceso a atención médica, la oportunidad de asistir a la Habilitación diurna o programas similares y la participación en actividades comunitarias. Si elige acceder a la opción residencial ICD / IIF, puede mantener su ubicación actual en listas de interés para servicios de exención basados en el hogar y la comunidad, como HCS, Texas Home Living, Servicios de Asistencia y Asistencia Comunitaria y Sordo Ciego con programas de discapacidad múltiple. Para obtener información sobre los programas de ICF / IID, visite: http://www.dads.state.tx.us/services/intellectual/getservices.html. Información en http://www.dads.state.tx.us/providers/icf/search/index.cfm le permite buscar casas ICF / IID con vacantes por condado, ciudad o código postal. También enumera todos los servicios especiales o áreas de especialización. Si está interesado en esta opción residencial, haga clic en el botón “Cómo empezar” para buscar el contacto en su condado. Le ayudaremos a solicitar el servicio. El proceso de solicitud para la admisión a un ICF / IID implica compartir el diagnóstico de un individuo y las necesidades médicas y de apoyo con los proveedores de ICF / IID para garantizar que tengan los servicios y recursos adecuados para satisfacer mejor las necesidades de una persona.El programa de Instalaciones de atención intermedia para personas con discapacidades intelectuales (ICF / IID) es una opción de servicio residencial basada en la comunidad que se brinda en hogares con seis o menos personas. Este programa ICF / IID brinda servicios similares brindados en un hogar residencial HCS. Los servicios incluyen personal disponible para ayudar a las personas con necesidades identificadas, acceso a atención médica, la oportunidad de asistir a la Habilitación diurna o programas similares y la participación en actividades comunitarias. Si elige acceder a la opción residencial ICD / IIF, puede mantener su ubicación actual en listas de interés para servicios de exención basados en el hogar y la comunidad, como HCS, Texas Home Living, Servicios de Asistencia y Asistencia Comunitaria y Sordo Ciego con programas de discapacidad múltiple. Para obtener información sobre los programas de ICF / IID, visite: http://www.dads.state.tx.us/services/intellectual/getservices.html. Información en http://www.dads.state.tx.us/providers/icf/search/index.cfm le permite buscar casas ICF / IID con vacantes por condado, ciudad o código postal. También enumera todos los servicios especiales o áreas de especialización. Si está interesado en esta opción residencial, haga clic en el botón “Cómo empezar” para buscar el contacto en su condado. Le ayudaremos a solicitar el servicio. El proceso de solicitud para la admisión a un ICF / IID implica compartir el diagnóstico de un individuo y las necesidades médicas y de apoyo con los proveedores de ICF / IID para garantizar que tengan los servicios y recursos adecuados para satisfacer mejor las necesidades de una persona.

Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR)

PASRR is a federally mandated program that is applied to all individuals seeking admission to a Medicaid-certified nursing facility to identify:

  • individuals who have a mental illness, an intellectual disability or a developmental disability (also known as related conditions);
  • the appropriateness of placement in the nursing facility; and
  • the eligibility for specialized services.

Primary Contact for Lakes Regional 12 County Service Area
Mary Brown, PASRR Manager
Fax: 903.705.1619
marybr@lakesregional.org

Continuity of Services (COS)

Lakes Regional’s Continuity of Services department provides Waiver Interest List Management as well as enrollment services into the Home and Community Based Services (HCS) and Texas Home Living (TxHml) waiver programs. Continuity of Services also provides monitoring, coordination, and placement activities for individuals of State Supported Living Centers, State Mental Health Facilities and community group homes.

Continuity of Services Manager
Donna Pendleton
903.243.9088, ext 2304
donnap@lakesregional.org

Interest List Manager
Shelly HuBert
903.243.9088, ext 2305
michelleh@lakesregional.org

Crisis Intervention Specialist Services

LIDDA (Local Authority for IDD services) must ensure a crisis intervention specialist (the “specialist”) provides education to and collaborates with agencies in the community regarding crisis intervention for IDD, and coordinates support for crisis prevention and intervention for individuals with IDD.

The Crisis Intervention Specialist also coordinates Crisis Respite services for eligible individuals when needed. “Crisis respite” means short-term (up to 14 calendar days) respite for IDD as follows: Lakes Regional LIDDA coordinates out-of-home respite with contracted providers for individuals with IDD to provide therapeutic support in a safe environment. The service provides 24-hour supervision to an individuals who is demonstrating a crisis that cannot be stabilized in a less intensive setting.

Crisis Intervention Specialist
Tami Caviness
903.461.7360 ext 4305
tamic@lakesregional.org

Crisis Respite Services

Respite is either planned or emergency short-term relief provided by trained staff to the person’s unpaid caregiver when the caregiver is temporarily unavailable.

Crisis Respite Services
Tami Caviness
903.461.7360, ext 4305
tamic@lakesregional.org

IDD Services

BENEFITS COORDINATION

Serving all counties. This service offers assistance to individuals seeking Medicaid eligibility and access to other Social Security Administration services and programs. Services include, but are not limited to, assistance in applying for and maintaining Social Security Disability and/or Supplemental Security income benefits.

ELIGIBILITY DETERMINATION

Serving all counties. The Eligibility Determination process includes standardized general intelligence testing, standardized adaptive skills testing, and estimated age when an intellectual disability was identified, including the source of the information. The evaluation must include evidence supporting the origination of the disability during the individual’s developmental period. These required elements may be located in a report identified as a DID (Determination of an Intellectual Disability, previously referred to as a DMR) report; a psychological evaluation or update; a Diagnosis and Evaluation report; or diagnostic testing by the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS – formerly TRC) or the school district. An interview and assessment or an endorsement conducted in accordance with Texas Health and Safety Code, §593.005, and 40 TAC Chapter 5, Subchapter D to determine if an individual has an intellectual disability or is a member of the IDD priority population. As an optional activity, this service includes activies leading up to and/or related to the actual determination of eligibility, including but not limited to research of previous assessment information, etc.

COMMUNITY SUPPORT

Serving all counties. Community support provides services and supports in an individual’s home and at other community locations that are intended to teach individuals skills of interest. Development and improvement of skills that allow the individuals to live more independently is our goal.

DAY PROGRAMS

Serving all counties. This program assists with acquiring, retaining, or improving self-help, socialization, and adaptive skills necessary to live successfully in the community and to participate in home and community life. Individualized activities are consistent with achieving the outcomes identified in the individual’s person-directed plan and activities are designed to reinforce therapeutic outcomes targeted by other service components, school or other support providers. Day habilitation is normally furnished in a group setting other than the individual’s residence for up to six (6) hours a day, five days per week on a regularly scheduled basis. The service includes personal assistance for individuals who cannot manage their personal care needs during the day habilitation activity as well as assistance with medications and the performance of tasks delegated by a RN in accordance with state law.

EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE

Serving all counties. This service is designed to provide assistance to an individual to help the individual locate competitive employment or self-employment within the community.

GENERAL REVENUE

Serving all counties. A program administered by the Department of Aging and Disability Services (HHSC/DADS ), other than the Texas Home Living Program, that provides services under a waiver granted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in accordance with §1915(c) of the Social Security Act.

GROUP HOMES

Serving all counties. Twenty-four hour services provided to an individual who does not live independently or with his or her natural family. These services are provided by employees or contractors of the LAR who regularly stay overnight in the individual’s home. Residential Services provided to more than three individuals living in a single residence that is not a Contracted Specialized Residence.

HOME & COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES (HCS)

Serving all counties. HCS Program services ensure the individual’s health, safety, and welfare in the community, supplement rather than replace the individual’s natural supports and other community services for which the individual may be eligible, and prevent the individual’s admission to institutional services.

HOST HOME / COMPANION CARE

Serving all counties. The Host Home / Companion Care Program is designed to assist individuals with intellectual developmental disabilities while remaining in a community setting. Host Home Companion Care forms and qualifications for providers with attachment of required forms

IMMEDIATE CARE FACILITY

Serving all counties. An ICF is intended for individuals who need 24-hour active treatment in a supervised setting.

SERVICE COORDINATION

Serving all counties. Assistance in accessing medical, social, educational, and other appropriate services and supports that will help an individual achieve a quality of life and community participation acceptable to the individual as described in the Plan of Services and Supports.

SKILLS ENHANCEMENT AND CLINICAL SERVICES

Serving all Counties. Lakes Regional Clinical and Skills Enhancement Services is a community-based program that provides counseling, tele-med, behavior support and skills training to individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or related conditions. The program provides evidenced-based treatment to adults and children. Clinical and Enhancement program identifies the needs and strengths of individuals and maximizes every opportunity for the individual manage their symptoms while living productively in the community.

SUPPORTIVE EMPLOYMENT (SE)

Serving all counties. Community services is an outreach program providing education and support to individuals in their home and at other community locations in order to teach them skills of their interest. The Employment Assistance service is designed to assist the individual in locating competitive employment or self-employment within the community. The Vocational Services assists individuals who, because of a disability, require intensive, ongoing support to be self-employed, work from home, or perform in a work setting at which individuals without disabilities are employed. Supported employment includes employment adaptations, supervision, and training related to an individual’s assessed needs, and earning at least a minimum wage (if not self-employed).

TEXAS HOME LIVING PROGRAM (TXHML)

Serving all counties. The TxHmL Program is a Medicaid waiver program that provides community-based services and supports to eligible individuals who live in their own homes or in their family homes. The TxHmL Program is operated by HHSC/DADS  under the authority of HHSC.

How to Get Started

A determination of eligibility is an assessment (or endorsement of an assessment) to determine is a person has an intellectual or developmental disability, and is a member of the priority population for IDD. The assessment uses standardized tests to determine a person’s IQ and adaptive behavior level (ability to perform life skills) and is conducted by a qualified professional. An assessment typically includes an interview with the person, the person’s legally authorized representative (LAR), or if the person doesn’t have an LAR, others who are actively involved with the person. If you would like to speak with someone who can assist you with starting the eligibility process please contact one of our Intake Coordinators listed below:

CAMP, DELTA, FRANKLIN, LAMAR, MORRIS & TITUS COUNTIES

Lisa Arnold 903-784-1979 x 2420 635 Clarksville Street Paris, Texas

KAUFMAN AND ROCKWALL COUNTIES

Patty VanHecker 469-214-8050 x 4102 115 E. Moore Avenue Terrell, Texas 75160

ELLIS & NAVARRO COUNTIES

Crystal Richardson 903-872-2491 x 1804 800 North Main, Suite D, Corsicana, Texas

HOPKINS & HUNT COUNTIES

Glenna Spencer 903-243-9088 x 2302 151 East Industrial Drive, Suite #500 Sulphur Springs, Texas

  • The Intake Specialist will provide you with the basic information you need to get started in the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services system. They will also answer your questions about services. They can assist you with navigating the waiting lists for Texas Medicaid waiver services, placing you on a waiting list or directing you to the appropriate agency for additional information.
  • The Intake Specialist will request information and documents required for eligibility determination. These documents may often be submitted through the mail or fax; in some cases, a meeting with our psychologist may be needed to complete the eligibility process.
  • After reviewing this information, eligible individuals will be scheduled for an Intake appointment either at your home or in our offices.
  • Please remember that there are waiting lists for many services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Texas. It is important that you contact us as early as possible so that we can begin the process.

 

To see the array of state supported services for eligible individuals, see the Explanation of Supports and Services at HHSC: https://hhs.texas.gov/sites/default/files/documents/services/disability/other/IDDServicesEng.pdf

Home & Community Based Services (HCS)

Serving all counties.

HCS MISSION STATEMENT

We put the person first, treating each individual with dignity and respect while protecting the rights of all persons. Lakes Regional Community Center believes that individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD), deserve the same right to live, learn, work, pay and grow as everyone else in the community by focusing on each individual’s unique talents and abilities.

 

What is HCS?

The HCS Program is a Medicaid waiver program that provides community-based services and supports to eligible individuals as an alternative to the ICF/IID Program. Individuals may reside in their homes, their family’s home, or in a group home setting. The HCS Program is operated by Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) under the authority of Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC).

Qualifications for HCS Services

  • Any age
  • Must qualify for care in an intermediate care facility
  • Must have determination of intellectual or developmental disability
  • Cannot be enrolled in another waiver plan
  • Income and economical resources may not exceed specified limits

 

Direction of HCS

  • Offering a variety of opportunities for individuals to achieve individualized goals
  • Addressing health and safety issues relative to desired living styles
  • Support the expectation that every individual has the opportunity to participate in the community, gain and maintain healthy relationships

 

HCS Services Available

  • Enfermería
  • Dental
  • Apoyo conductual
  • Audiología
  • Dietética / Nutrición
  • Physical Therapy
  • Prescriptions
  • Speech, Hearing, Language
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Adaptive Aids
  • Medical Supplies
  • Social Work
  • Minor Home Modifications
  • Service Coordination
  • Supported Employment
  • Supported Home Living
  • Day Habilitation
  • Financial Management
  • Host Home / Companion Care
  • Residential Support / Supported Living
  • Respite Care
  • Support Consultation

Community First Choice (CFC) Program

Community First Choice (CFC) is a new program put in place by the Health and Human Services Commission to serve as a cost-effective option for attendant and habilitation services for people with disabilities who have Medicaid coverage and also have significant needs. If you would like to speak to someone about this program, our CFC Intake Coordinator is: Patty VanHecker: 903-872-2491 x1816 800 N Main Street, Suite D Corsicana,TX  75110 Camp, Delta, Ellis, Franklin, Hopkins, Hunt, Kaufman, Lamar, Morris, Navarro, Rockwall, and Titus Counties.

Habilitation training, which is interacting face-to-face with an individual to provide training with activities such as:

  • Community integration, including how to get around in the community
  • Use of natural supports / community services
  • Socialization – Leisure activity participation
  • Personal decision making
  • Mobility
  • Household tasks
  • Personal hygiene
  • Money management
  • Use of adaptive equipment
  • Self-administration of medication
  • Reducting of challenging behaviors

 

Assistance with activities of daily living through hands-on assistance, supervision or cueing, including:

  • Non-skilled assistance of daily living
  • Household chores
  • Accompanying and assisting an individual in the community
  • Delegated nursing
  • Health maintenance activities
  • Extension of therapy

 

Electronic devices to ensure continuity of services and support of individuals who live alone, who are alone for significant parts of the day, or have no regular caregiver for extended periods of time, and who would otherwise require extensive routine supervision.

Llámenos para saber cómo podemos ayudarlo

Para obtener más información sobre los programas y servicios para adultos y niños con discapacidades intelectuales y / o de desarrollo, haga clic en el enlace "Buscar una ubicación" a continuación y seleccione la ubicación más cercana a usted. Estarás conectado a servicios confiables de la comunidad.Para obtener más información sobre programas y servicios para adultos y niños con discapacidades intelectuales y / o de desarrollo, llámenos al 877-466-0660. Presione 1 para inglés, luego 3.

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