REM Minnesota, Inc.
REM Heartland, Inc. - SILS
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Specialist Services are designed to promote competency for staff and those providing care to benefit the needs of a specific person on a disability waiver.
About This Location
Specialist services are designed to meet the following needs of a person on a disability waiver:
* Augmentative communication
* Behavior and mental health symptom support to strengthen effective emotional and behavioral functioning and manage harmful symptom expression or conduct that could endanger self and others
* Community safety training and support
* Functional motor skills
* Skills to live independently
* Personal health
* Social, leisure and recreational skills
Specialist services cover:
* Assessments, program development, evaluation and monitoring specific to outcomes identified in the person's support plan and related to one or more of the eligibility areas
* Training and supervision of staff and caregivers necessary to achieve competency in one or more of the eligibility areas
Learn more about this service when paid for under disability Waivers in the Community-Based Services Manual.
- Brain Injury Waiver (BI)
- Community Access for Disability Inclusion Waiver (CADI)
- Community Alternative Care (CAC) Waiver
- Developmental Disabilities Waiver (DD)
If you have waiver funding, the support plan (based on an assessment of your needs) determines which services are funded through your waiver.
Other Services or resources
- 24-Hour Emergency Assistance (Waiver)
- Adult Companion Services
- Assistive Technology
- Community Residential Services
- Crisis Respite
- Employment Services (Waiver)
- Family Training
- Foster Care, Adult
- Independent Living Skills Therapy (Waiver)
- Individualized Home Supports (IHS) with Family Training
- Individualized Home Supports (IHS) with Training
- Individualized Home Supports (IHS) without Training
- Night Supervision
- Positive Support Services
- Specialized Equipment and Supplies
- Transportation (Waiver)
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YF-1800Developmental Disabilities Definition
A severe, chronic disability that is attributable to a cognitive, neurological or physical impairment or a combination of cognitive, neurological and physical impairments; that is manifested during the developmental period (prior to age 22); that is likely to continue indefinitely; and that results in substantial functional limitations in three or more areas of major life activity including self-care, receptive and expressive language, learning, mobility, self-direction, capacity for independent living, and economic self-sufficiency.