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CDDO

Phone: 913-826-2600

10501 Lackman Road, Lenexa, KS 66219

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Abuse, Neglect & Exploitation

Individuals with disabilities have the right to be free from abuse, neglect and exploitation. Reporting suspicions of abuse, neglect and exploitation is the responsibility of everyone.

Kansas law defines abuse, neglect, and exploitation as:

  • Abuse means any act or failure to act performed intentionally or recklessly that causes or is likely to cause harm to a person served, including: (1) infliction of physical or mental injury; (2) any sexual act with a person served when the person served does not consent or when the other person knows or should know that the person served is incapable of resisting or declining consent to the sexual act due to mental deficiency or disease or due to fear of retribution or hardship; (3) unreasonable use of a physical restraint, isolation or medication that harms or is likely to harm the person; (4) unreasonable use of physical or chemical restraint, medication or isolation as punishment, for convenience, in conflict with a physician’s orders or as a substitute for treatment except where such conduct or physical restraint is in furtherance of the health and safety of the person served; (5) a threat or menacing conduct directed toward an adult that results or might reasonably be expected to result in fear or emotional or mental distress to an adult; (6) fiduciary abuse; (7) omission or deprivation by a caretaker or another person of goods or services which are necessary to avoid physical or mental harm or illness.
  • Neglect means the failure or omission by the one’s self, caretaker, or another person to provide goods or services, which are necessary to ensure safety and well-being and to avoid physical or mental harm or illness.
  • Exploitation means misappropriation of a person’s property or intentionally taking unfair advantage of the person’s physical or financial resources for another individual’s personal or financial advantage by the use of undue influence, coercion, harassment, duress, deception, false representation of false pretense by a caretaker or another person.

If you suspect abuse, neglect or exploitation has occurred, please contact the:

Johnson County CDDO Notice of Privacy Practices (HIPAA)
This notice describes how intake, eligibility, assessment and other information is used and disclosed and how you can gain access to this information. Please review it carefully.

Understanding Your Individual Record

Beginning with your intake application, the CDDO creates a case record of your information. This record may include:

  • Your social and health history.
  • Current services and funding for each.
  • Intake application, eligibility, assessment, diagnoses, and medications.
  • Plan for the supports you receive.
  • Basis for planning your supports.
  • Means of communication among the many health and service professionals who contribute to your supports.
  • Legal document describing the supports that you received.
  • Means by which you or a third-party payer can verify that you actually received the services billed for.
  • Tools to assess the appropriateness and quality of support you received.
  • Tools to improve the quality of support services and achieve better outcomes.

Understanding what is in your record and how your information is used helps you to:

  • Ensure its accuracy and completeness.
  • Understand who, what, where, why, and how others may access your information.
  • Make informed decisions about authorizing disclosure to others.
  • Better understand the information rights detailed below.

Your Rights under the Federal Privacy Standard

Although your records are the physical property of the CDDO, you have the following rights with regard to the information contained therein:

  • Request restriction on uses and disclosures of your information for service, payment, and health care operations. The right to request restriction does not extend to uses or disclosures permitted or required under the following sections of the federal privacy regulations: § 164.502(a)(2)(i) (disclosures to you), § 164.510(a) (for facility directories, but note that you have the right to object to such uses), or § 164.512 (uses and disclosures not requiring a consent or an authorization). The latter uses and disclosures include, for example, those required by law, such as mandatory communicable disease reporting. In those cases, you do not have a right to request restriction. The consent to use and disclose your individually identifiable information provides the ability to request restriction. We do not, however, have to agree to the restriction, except in the situation explained below. If we do, we will adhere to it unless you request otherwise or we give you advance notice. You may also ask us to communicate with you by alternate means, and if the method of communication is reasonable, we must grant the alternate communication request.
  • Obtain a copy of this notice of information practices. Although this is in the CDDO handbook, you have a right to a hard copy upon request.
  • Inspect and copy your information upon request. Again, this right is not absolute. In certain situations, such as if access would cause harm, we can deny access. You do not have a right of access to the following:
    • Psychotherapy notes. Such notes consist of those notes that are recorded in any medium by a health care provider who is a mental health professional documenting or analyzing a conversation during a private, group, joint, or family counseling session and that are separated from the rest of your medical record.
    • Information compiled in reasonable anticipation of or for use in civil, criminal, or administrative actions or proceedings.
    • Protected health information (“PHI”) that is subject to the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (“CLIA”), 42 U.S.C. § 263a, to the extent that giving you access would be prohibited by law.
    • Information that was obtained from someone other than a health care provider under a promise of confidentiality and the requested access would be reasonably likely to reveal the source of the information.
    • Information that is copyright protected, such as certain raw data obtained from testing.

      In other situations, we may deny you access, but if we do, we must provide you a review of our decision denying access. These “reviewable” grounds for denial include the following:

    • A licensed health care professional, such as your attending physician, has determined, in the exercise of professional judgment, that the access is reasonably likely to endanger the life or physical safety of yourself or another person.
    • PHI makes reference to another person (other than a health care provider) and a licensed health care provider has determined, in the exercise of professional judgment, that the access is reasonably likely to cause substantial harm to such other person.
    • The request is made by your personal representative and a licensed health care professional has determined, in the exercise of professional judgment, that giving access to such personal representative is reasonably likely to cause substantial harm to you or another person.

      For these reviewable grounds, another licensed professional must review the decision of the provider denying access within 60 days. If we deny you access, we will explain why and what your rights are, including how to seek review. If we grant access, we will tell you what, if anything, you have to do to get access. We reserve the right to charge a reasonable, cost-based fee for making copies.
       

  • Request amendment/correction of your information. We do not have to grant the request if the following conditions exist:
    • We did not create the record. If, as in the case of a consultation report from another provider, we did not create the record, we cannot know whether it is accurate or not. Thus, in such cases, you must seek amendment/correction from the party creating the record. If the party amends or corrects the record, we will put the corrected record into our records.
    • The records are not available to you as discussed immediately above.
    • The record is accurate and complete.

      If we deny your request for amendment/correction, we will notify you why it was denied, how you can attach a statement of disagreement to your records (which we may rebut), and how you can complain. If we grant the request, we will make the correction and distribute the correction to those who need it and those whom you identify to us that you want to receive the corrected information.
       

  • Obtain an accounting of non-routine uses and disclosures, those other than for intake, eligibility, assessment and quality assurance until a date that the federal Department of Health and Human Services will set after January 1, 2011. After that date, we will have to provide an accounting to you upon request for uses and disclosures for service, payment, and health care operations under certain circumstances, primarily if we maintain an electronic health record. We do not need to provide an accounting for the following disclosures:
    • Protected health information (“PHI”) to you.
    • For the organization directory or to persons involved in your support or for other notification purposes as provided in § 164.510 of the federal privacy regulations (uses and disclosures requiring an opportunity for the individual to agree or to object, including notification to family members, personal representatives, or other persons responsible for your support of your location, general condition, or death).
    • For national security or intelligence purposes under § 164.512(k)(2) of the federal privacy regulations (disclosures not requiring consent, authorization, or an opportunity to object).
    • To correctional institutions or law enforcement officials under § 164.512(k)(5) of the federal privacy regulations (disclosures not requiring consent, authorization, or an opportunity to object).
    • That occurred before April 14, 2003.

      We must provide the accounting within 60 days. The accounting must include the following information:
       

    • Date of each disclosure.
    • Name and address of the organization or person who received the protected health information.
    • Brief description of the information disclosed.
    • Brief statement of the purpose of the disclosure that reasonably informs you of the basis for the disclosure or, in lieu of such statement, a copy of your written authorization or a copy of the written request for disclosure.

      The first accounting in any 12-month period is free. Thereafter, we reserve the right to charge a reasonable, cost-based fee.
       

    • Revoke your consent or authorization to use or disclose information except to the extent that we have taken action in reliance on the consent or authorization.

Our Responsibilities under the Federal Privacy Standard

In addition to providing you your rights, as detailed above, the federal privacy standard requires us to take the following measures:

  • Maintain the privacy of your information, including implementing reasonable and appropriate physical, administrative, and technical safeguards to protect the information.
  • Provide you this notice as to our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to individually identifiable health information that we collect and maintain about you.
  • Abide by the terms of this notice.
  • Train our personnel concerning privacy and confidentiality.
  • Implement a sanction policy to discipline those who breach privacy/confidentiality or our policies with regard thereto.
  • Mitigate (lessen the harm of) any breach of privacy/confidentiality.

We will not use or disclose your information without your consent or authorization, except as described in this notice or otherwise required by law. These include most uses or disclosures of psychotherapy notes, marketing communications, and sales of PHI. Other uses and disclosures not described in this notice will be made only with your written authorization.

Examples of Disclosures for Service, Payment, and Health Care Operations

Quality Assurance
Example: Members of the CDDO quality assurance team may use information in your record to assess your supports and the competence of the providers. We will use this information in an effort to continually improve the quality and effectiveness of the services that we provide. Note that some health information, such as substance abuse treatment information, may not be used or disclosed without your consent.

Business associates
We provide some services through contracts with business associates. Examples include database developments, shredding of confidential documents and the like. When we use these services, we may disclose your information to the business associates so that they can perform the function(s) that we have contracted with them to do and bill you or your third-party payer for services provided. To protect your health information, however, we require the business associates to appropriately safeguard your information. After February 17, 2010, business associates must comply with the same federal security and privacy rules as we do.

Notification
We may use or disclose information to notify or assist in notifying a family member, a personal representative, or another person responsible for your care, location, and general condition.

Communication with family
Unless you object, we, as service professionals, using our best judgment, may disclose to a family member, another relative, a close personal friend, or any other person that you identify information relevant to that person’s involvement in your support or payment related to your support.

Research
We may disclose information to researchers when their research has been approved by an institutional review board that has reviewed the research proposal and established protocols to ensure the privacy of your information.

Funeral directors
We may disclose health information to funeral directors consistent with applicable law to enable them to carry out their duties.

Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”).
We may disclose to the FDA health information relative to adverse effects/events with respect to food, drugs, supplements, product or product defects, or post marketing surveillance information to enable product recalls, repairs, or replacement.

Workers compensation
We may disclose health information to the extent authorized by and to the extent necessary to comply with laws relating to workers compensation or other similar programs established by law.

Public health
As required by law, we may disclose your health information to public health or legal authorities charged with preventing or controlling disease, injury, or disability.

Correctional institution
If you are an inmate of a correctional institution, we may disclose to the institution or agents thereof health information necessary for your health and the health and safety of other individuals.

Law enforcement
We may disclose information for law enforcement purposes as required by law or in response to a valid subpoena.

Health oversight agencies and public health authorities
If members of our work force or business associates believe in good faith that we have engaged in unlawful conduct or otherwise violated professional or clinical standards and are potentially endangering one or more clients, employees, or the public, they may disclose your health information to health oversight agencies and/or public health authorities, such as the Department of health.

The federal Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”)
Under the privacy standards, we must disclose your health information to DHHS as necessary to determine our compliance with those standards.
We reserve the right to change our practices and to make the new provision effective for all individually identifiable information that we maintain. If we change our information practices, we will mail a revised notice to the address you have provided.

Acronym List

ANE - Abuse, Neglect, Exploitation
APS - Adult Protective Services
BASIS - Basic Assessment and Services Information System
CDDO - Community Developmental Disabilities Organization
CINC - Child In Need of Care
CPS - Child Protective Services
CSP - Community Service Provider
DCF - Department for Children and Families
HCBS - Home and Community Based Services
ICF - Intermediate Care Facility
I/DD - Intellectual/Developmental Disability
IEP - Individual Education Plan
ISP - Integrated Service Plan
KDADS - Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services
MCO - Managed Care Organization
MH - Mental Health
PCSP - Person-Centered Support Plan
QA - Quality Assurance
SSA - Social Security Administration
SSDI - Social Security Disability Insurance
SSI - Supplemental Security Income
TCM - Targeted Case Management

Adult Residential Supports

 

Adult Residential Supports are provided by a licensed agency to individuals 18 years of age and older who do not live with a family member.  Services can range from a few hours of support to live-in or around-the-clock care.  Activities include assisting with daily living tasks and household chores, social/recreational opportunities and other adaptive skills to increase independence and community involvement.

OPEN for referrals for Residential Supports    CLOSED for referrals for Residential Supports

 

Assistive Services

Assistive Services are supports or items that address the person’s needs as documented in their PCSP. These services are designed to enhance an individual’s independence or abilities through purchase of adaptive equipment, assistive technology, or home modification.

* Check with your Managed Care Organization (MCO) for additional providers in their network.

OPEN for referrals for Assistive Services  CLOSED for referrals for Assistive Services

 

Become a Provider (Affiliation)

If you are interested in providing developmental disability services in Johnson County, you must affiliate with Johnson County CDDO to bill Medicaid for those services. Email anna.mcnamara@jocogov.org for specific affillation requirements or to begin the affiliation process.

CDDO Forms

CDDO Handbook

What is the Community Developmental Disabilities Organization (CDDO)?

Johnson County Community Developmental Disabilities Organization is the CDDO for Johnson County. As a provision of the Developmental Disabilities Reform Act, a CDDO has been designated for every area of the state to help coordinate services and supports for individuals with developmental disabilities.

The Johnson County CDDO is responsible for:

  • Providing a single point of entry for people seeking services.
  • Determining individual eligibility for services.
  • Coordinating access to services and supports.
  • Assisting individuals in choosing from an array of service options.
  • Providing information and referral services.
  • Maintaining a network of affiliate providers.
  • Working with affiliate agencies to ensure customer-driven quality services.

What is Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)?

HCBS encompasses several waivers funded by KanCare (the Kansas Medicaid program) that were created to provide services to individuals with disabilities in their home community instead of an institution, such as a nursing home, hospital, or intermediate care facility for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ICF IID.) Services are designed to provide individuals with the least intensive level of care necessary and to promote greater independence.

Additional information about Kansas HCBS waivers and eligibility requirements available.

>> Download CDDO Handbook

 

CDDO Meetings

Johnson County Affiliate Meetings Quality Assurance Committee Council of Community Members
CDDO Staff Contact:  Gail Lauri (913)826-2509 CDDO Staff Contact:  Anna McNamara (913)826-2511 CDDO Staff Contact:  Sheri Kendall (913)826-2507
Next Meeting:  1 pm - 2 pm, Second Thursday of the Month    

CDDO Procedures

Children's Residential Supports

Children’s Residential Supports provides placement for children (ages 5-21) in a licensed foster care home in order to avoid placement in an institutional or other congregate setting when the child cannot remain in their family home.

Community Development Disabilities Organization

cddo

What is the CDDO?

Johnson County Community Developmental Disabilities Organization is the Community Developmental Disabilities Organization (CDDO) for Johnson County.  As a provision of the Developmental Disabilities Reform Act, a CDDO has been designated for every area of the state to help coordinate services and supports for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

The Johnson County CDDO is responsible for: 

  • Providing a single point of entry for people seeking Intellectual and Develpmental Disabilities (I/DD) services.
  • Determining eligibility for I/DD services.
  • Coordinating access to services and supports.
  • Assisting individuals in choosing from an array of service options.
  • Providing information and referral services.
  • Maintaining a network of agency and individual affiliate providers.
  • Working with affiliate agencies to ensure customer-driven quality services.
  • Receiving complaints and addressing concerns with I/DD services in Johnson County.
  • Completing Initial and Annual Reassessments (BASIS) to ensure continued functional eligibility for I/DD services.
  • Capacity planning. 
  • Assisting individuals who are moving in or out of Johnson County. 
  • Maintaining annual contact with individuals who are on the waiting list for I/DD services.

Contact Us

CDDO Hotline – Comments and Complaints   913-826-2500    CDDO-Complaint@jocogov.org

  • Constituents may submit comments and complaints via CDDO hotline phone/email or they may contact any member of the CDDO team directly.

DAVID GIBBS – Intake Analyst    913-826-2504     David.Gibbs@jocogov.org

  • Assists individuals wishing to select or change service providers.  Processes choice forms and referrals to providers.

JADE GRAHAM – BASIS Assessor     913-826-2517     Jade.Graham@jocogov.org

  • Completes annual functional assessments for individuals receiving HCBS I/DD waiver services.

SHERI KENDALL – Capacity Coordinator     913-826-2507     Sheri.Kendall@jocogov.org

  • Provides oversight and monitoring for licensed providers and guides capacity building/outreach efforts.

SETH KILBER - Quality Assurance Specialist (913)826-2531    Seth.Kilber@jocogov.org

  • Provides oversight and monitoring for licensed providers.

GAIL LAURI – Senior Secretary     913-826-2509     Gail.Lauri@jocogov.org

  • Provides administrative support to the CDDO team and initiates intake process for new applicants.

SHELLY MAY – CDDO Director      913-826-2502     Shelly.May@jocogov.org

  • Leads and directs the CDDO Team.

ANNA McNAMARA – Affiliate Coordinator     913-826-2511     Anna.McNamara@jocogov.org

  • Oversees the affiliation process and ensures affiliate compliance with regulations, statutes, and contracts.  Leads quality assurance efforts for the CDDO. 

SABRINA MITCHELL – Data Quality Governance    913-826-2515     Sabrina.Mitchell@jocogov.org

  • Manages CDDO data and information.  Facilitates access to BCI database for affiliate network.

JILL MONTALEONE – Access Specialist     913-826-2512     Jill.Montaleone@jocogov.org

  • Determines initial I/DD eligibility for services and manages HCBS I/DD waiting list/funding offers. 

MONICA MORRIS – BASIS Assessor     913-826-2510     Monica.Morris@jocogov.org

  • Completes annual functional assessments for individuals receiving HCBS I/DD waiver services.

SUSAN MURDOCK – BASIS Assessor     913-826-2508     Susan.Murdock@jocogov.org

  • Completes annual functional assessments for individuals receiving HCBS I/DD waiver services.

ANDRÉA PARKS – Records Clerk II     913-826-2514     Andrea.Parks@jocogov.org

  • Maintains CDDO consumer records and processes records requests.

REBECCA IVESON – Intake and Referral Coordinator     913-826-2506     Rebecca.Iveson@jocogov.org

  • Manages portability in and out of Johnson County, provides ICF-IID gatekeeping and supports transition from DCF custody to the waiver.

ANNIE RUSSELL – BASIS Lead Assessor     913-826-2505     Annie.Russell@jocogov.org

  • Leads BASIS team.  Completes annual functional assessments for individuals receiving HCBS I/DD waiver services.

** NOTE:  The responsibilities listed are not exclusive to the staff member designated.

Day Supports

Day Supports are typically provided outside the home, by an agency licensed by the State, and for adult’s ages 18+ who are no longer eligible for school services.  Activities promote independence, productivity, integration and inclusion and may include facility-based work services, work crews, jobs in the community, volunteer opportunities and other community based activities.

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OPEN for referrals for Day CLOSED for referrals for Day

Enhanced Care Services

Enhanced Care Services provides sleep support to provide immediate supervision or physical assistance with tasks such as toileting, transferring, mobility, and medication reminders as needed, or to contact a doctor, hospital, or medical professional in case of emergency.

 

Functional Assessment Appeals Process

RULE:
An initial functional assessment must be completed upon Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) eligibility determination and annually thereafter for recipients of Home and Community Based Services (HCBS). Annual assessments must occur within 365 days of the last assessment.

The Johnson County Community Developmental Disabilities Organization (CDDO) is responsible for ensuring that all individuals receiving (HCBS I/DD) waiver services in Johnson County have a completed annual functional assessment. Changes to the assessment only occur at the time of the individual’s annual assessment, unless a re-assessment is granted due to the individual experiencing a life altering event that is likely to continue and may require additional staff support.

REQUEST FOR REVIEW:
Every effort is made to capture accurate, complete information at the time of the assessment. All supporting documentation is required at the time of the assessment. Anything concerning the past year’s assessment is strictly historical and no longer relevant to the current year. If there is concern that information in the assessment is inaccurate, you may request a review of the assessment by contacting the CDDO Director, in writing, within 14 days of receiving notification of the tier score.

REQUEST FOR APPEAL:
If the result of the assessment is a tier change between 1 and 5, the individual continues to be eligible for HCBS I/DD waiver services and has no appeal rights.

If the assessment results in a Tier 0, the individual has been found ineligible for HCBS I/DD waiver funding and has a right to appeal. A request for state fair hearing must be made in writing and signed within 30 days of receipt of the Notice of Action (NOA) of the Tier 0 finding. State fair hearing requests must be sent to:

The Kansas Department of Administration
Office of Administrative Hearings
1020 South Kansas Avenue
Topeka, KS 66612

What is a Person-Centered Support Plan (PCSP)?
A Person-Centered Support Plan (PCSP) is a plan developed by the individual, their family/guardian, friends, support staff, and others that outlines the individual’s preferred lifestyle, needed supports and goals for the future. The PCSP must be approved in writing by the individual or their legal guardian and should be regularly reviewed and revised to reflect the individual’s change in preferred lifestyle, needs or achievement of goals.

Functional Assessment Frequent Questions

What is the Functional Assessment?
The current functional assessment tool used by the State of Kansas for the HCBS I/DD waiver services is called the Basic Assessment and Services Information System or BASIS. The BASIS is a two part functional assessment which includes the Information Section (name, address, guardian information, etc.) and the Assessment Section (medical conditions, medications, mobility, motor skills, cognitive abilities, communication, behaviors, self-care and living skills.) The data collected is transferred electronically to the State of Kansas. The State will score each BASIS Functional Assessment and then send a tier score of 1 through 5 back to the CDDO for each individual. The functional assessment determines eligibility for HCBS I/DD waiver, the level of care and funding for services.

Who needs to have the Functional Assessment completed?
An initial functional assessment must be completed upon I/DD eligibility determination and annually thereafter for recipients of HCBS. Additionally, individuals who scored Tier 0 or were ineligible for the HCBS I/DD waiver on their last assessment will also have an annual assessment. Annual assessments must occur within 365 days of the last assessment.

Who should attend the Functional Assessment meeting?
The person served should be present at every Assessment unless there are special circumstances such as illness or hospitalization. It is important to remember that the person served always has the option of leaving the Functional Assessment meeting should they feel uncomfortable with answering the questions. Individuals within the person’s Circle of Support are encouraged to attend, which could include: parents, legal guardians, service providers, or other individuals that would have data to report from the past 12 months.

When and where will the Functional Assessment meeting be held?
Meetings occur annually, and assessments must be entered within 365 days of the previous assessment. Functional Assessment meetings must be held in areas that provide a confidential and HIPAA compliant environment. These meetings will not take place in a public setting such as a restaurant.

Why is my input so important?
It is important that all Functional Assessment questions are answered honestly and accurately because the answers impact all supporting documentation is required at the time of the functional assessment meeting. If you have a targeted case manager, they should assist you in preparing for this meeting. Documentation that you might need includes the following:

  • Diagnosis
  • Prescribed and Over the Counter (OTC) medications
  • Special Diet
  • Special Health Care Procedures
  • Individual Education Plan
  • Person Centered Support Plan
  • Behavior Intervention Plan
  • Behavior Tracking Data sheets
  • Seizure Tracking Data sheets

I/DD Eligibility & Application

Kansas has a variety of programs prompting independent living in safe, healthy environments.  Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) was created to provide medical and nonmedical services to children and adults in their home, assisted living or residential care facility.  Services are designed to provide individuals with the least intensive level of care, who may otherwise be placed in a nursing home, hospital or intermediate care facility for the individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Persons must have a medical need for the special care.  There must be an open space in the HCBS program and the individual must be determined eligible for Medicaid.  The resource limit is $2000 for single persons and there are special resource provisions for those individuals who have a spouse.  People on HCBS must also share in the cost of care.  Persons with income more than $747.00 a month help pay for their care.  People on HCBS also get a case manager.  The Case manager oversees the medical care.

Kansas Eligibility Requirements for the HCBS Intellectual/Developmental Disability Waiver                                                                       

Age 9 and Older:

  • Intellectual Disability
    • IQ score at the second percentile or lower
    • Documentation onset prior to age 18
    • Deficits in at least 2 of 7 adaptive areas
      • Self-Care
      • Understanding and use of language
      • Learning and adapting
      • Mobility
      • Self-direction in setting goals and undertaking activities to accomplish goals
      • Living Independently
      • Economic self-sufficiency
         
  • Developmental Disability
    • Documentation of onset prior to age 22
    • Developmental disability diagnosis
    • Deficits in at least 3 of 7 adaptive areas
      • Self-Care
      • Understanding and use of language
      • Learning and adapting
      • Mobility
      • Self-direction in setting goals and undertaking activities to accomplish goals
      • Living Independently
      • Economic self-sufficiency
    • The disability is severe and chronic and is likely to continue indefinitely
    • Documentation that the individual will need a combination of more than one type of service over a prolonged period of time, is provided by people trained in a variety of disciplines, and is individually planned and coordinated

Under Age 9:

  • Developmental disability diagnosis
  • Delays in at least three areas of adaptive functioning
    • Self-Care
    • Understanding and use of language
    • Learning and adapting
    • Mobility
    • Self-direction in setting goals and undertaking activities to accomplish goals
    • Living Independently
    • Economic self-sufficiency
  • The disability is severe and chronic and is likely to continue indefinitely
  • Documentation that the individual will need a combination of more than one type of service over a prolonged period of time, is provided by people trained in a variety of disciplines, and is individually planned and coordinated
  • Redetermination of eligibility is completed after the child reaches age 9

*To qualify for services through the Johnson County CDDO, the individual must be a resident of Johnson County, Kansas

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