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Lutheran Social Service - Personal Support Services

Specialist Services

LSS - Ada (Highway 200)

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(866) 444-3743


Service Details


Specialist Services are designed to promote competency for staff and those providing care to benefit the needs of a specific person on a Developmental Disability (DD) waiver.

About This Location

Specialist services are designed to meet the following needs of a person on a DD waiver:
* Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) technology use and techniques
* Behavior management
* Functional motor skills
* Independent living skills
* Personal health
* Social, leisure and recreational skills

Specialist services include:
* Assessments
* Evaluation of service outcomes identified in the person's care plan
* Monitoring of specific program implementation
* Program development
* Training and supervision of staff and people providing care

Learn more about this service when paid for under the Disabilities Waiver in the Community-Based Services Manual.

Because service availability may be limited due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this service may be provided using phone calls or other technology to offer real-time contact and support.


  • Licenses and Certifications
    • Chapter 245D License 
    • Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP) Enrolled Provider 
  • Payment
    • Brain Injury Waiver (BI) 
    • Community Access for Disability Inclusion Waiver (CADI) 
    • Community Alternative Care (CAC) Waiver 
    • Developmental Disabilities Waiver (DD) 


Specialist Services are funded through the BI, CAC, CADI, DD waiver when included in a person's specific care plan to help staff to meet a particular assessed need.

Area Served

Norman County


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (866) 444-3743

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