Admission Requirements

In order to receive funding for Waiver Services you must meet BDDS Elgibility Criteria

  • Disability originated before the age of 22
  • Disability expected to continue indefinitely
  • Have a physical or mental impairment
  • Other than a sole diagnosis of mental illness
  • Have an impairment which requires intensive, rehabilitative services which lead to greater functional independence
  • Have substantial limitation in at least three of the following:
    • Self care
    • Language
    • Learning
    • Mobility
    • Self direction
    • Capacity for independent living

Once eligible through BDDS Office you must:

  • Have consent and support of your legal guardian (if applicable) to participate in services
  • Must be of sufficient mental stability and/or physical health so as not to endanger the life or well-being of yourself or others
  • Must have a funding source or establish a private pay contract

Private pay rates are based on the most current Medicaid Waiver rate