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Phone: 913-826-2600

10501 Lackman Road, Lenexa, KS 66219

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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.