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Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD): State of the States of ... - Medicaid


Jan 24, 2014 ... Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD): State of the. States of Services ...... The Alabama HCBS Waiver for Persons with ID provides services to individuals with ... diagnosis of autism qualifies a child for early intervention services. Services ... Eligibility is determined by a physical or mental disability that provides.

Autism Needs Assessment Report - Alabama Interagency Autism ...

autism.alabama.gov/Documents/Autism_Needs_ Assessment_Full_Report.pdf

A. Screening, Diagnosis, and Eligibility Across the Lifespan. 12 ..... Fund an autism specific waiver to include individuals without MR that would enable individuals ... be helpful to families who are struggling with the wide-ranging effects of ASD.

FAQs - Alabama State Department of Education


If the IEP Team is used to determine eligibility and the student is determined .... who are dually diagnosed with Specific Learning Disability, Intellectual Disability, etc., ... In some rare cases there may be students whose disability adversely affects ... Waiver of intervention strategies is addressed in the AAC at 290-8-9.01( 4).

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD): State of the States of ... - DHS


Jan 24, 2014 ... Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD): State of the ...... plans must provide equitable health coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of ... The Alabama HCBS Waiver for Persons with ID provides services to individuals with ... If a child meets waiver criteria, CPS and DOE help to fund services until age 21;.

Home and Community-Based 1915(c) Medicaid Waivers for Respite ...

www.lifespanrespite.memberlodge.org/Resources/Documents/Home and Community Based Waiver Services that Include Respite as of 3-16-2012.pdf

Mar 14, 2012 ... The Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) Program is mandatory for eligible children up to ... Each State develops its own waiver income, age and disability eligibility ..... http://www.mh.alabama.gov/Downloads/ ID/C .... Individuals from birth onwards who are diagnosed with: • Autism,.

Legal Matters to Consider | Families and Adults ... - Autism Speaks


Conservator: A conservator manages the finances (income and assets) of a person .... lifetime and that such money will not impact their access to means- tested benefits. .... The programs “waive” some of the rules of Medicaid to serve children and ... Obtain a state I.D. card or driver's license from the Bureau of Motor Vehicles ...

Chart of State Laws Defining Intellectual Disability - Disability Law ...


AL. Ala. Code § 38-9a-1. Yes. As used in this chapter [In-Home Services and .... years of age, that constitutes a substantial disability to the affected individual, and that is .... Prior to this new definition, our State crafted our DD waivers to serve both ... (1) Diagnosis consistent with the criteria for autistic disorder in the cur...

Policy Research Brief: A National Review of Home and Community ...


Approximately 90,348 people with ID/DD are served in ICF-MR programs nationwide. ... When the diagnosis of autism and/or ASD is not included in the eligibility .... Note: Indiana offers HCBS Waiver with Related Clause, Autism Waiver for ..... Much more information and research is needed to fully understand the effect and ...

Resources | The Arc of Shelby County Alabama


The Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program (ADAP) is part of the nationwide ... emotional or adaptive development, or if they have a diagnosis of a physical and/ or medical ... may jeopardize their entitlement eligibility, such as SSI, Medicaid and others. ... A resource for individuals with autism and their family members.

State Strategies for Determining Eligibility and Level of ... - NASDDDS


Eligibility and Initial Level of Care Determination Process .... program authorizes the federal government to waive certain Medicaid statutory provisions to ... 3 Lakin et al 1995. ..... home and community services for persons with ID/DD. ... diagnosis of epilepsy, autism, cerebral palsy, or cognitive disability (MR) which occurred.

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Virginia's Medicaid Waivers for - Virginia Department of Social ...


Medicaid Waivers, states can “waive” certain requirements including the requirement that individuals live in ... not affect any other government funds for which a person is eligible. ... other states (Braddock et al., 2005). Waivers are ... Children on the MR/ID Waiver who do not have a diagnosis of mental retardation should be.

Autism Spectrum Disorder in Alabama Autism Spectrum Disorder in ...


Mar 1, 2016 ... Autism now affects 1 in 68 children and 1 in 42 ... Diagnostic Criteria (DSM 5): • Deficits .... l ff t th i d ti l that adversely affects their educational performance and who may need special ..... The waiver is funded for only a limited.

Pennsylvania Medicaid Waiver


Pennsylvania has several waivers including: Consolidated Waiver; Person / Family ... ongoing disability which: Occurs before the age of 22; Affects an individual's ... Financial eligibility for waiver programs require that individuals must have ... The Autism waiver serves individuals who are 21 and older with a diagnosis of ....