Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

American Association of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities AAIDD promotes progressive policies, sound research, effective practices and universal human rights for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities 

Centers for Disease Control - Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities The mission of NCBDDD is to study and address the causes of birth defects; help children reach their potential by understanding developmental disabilities; reduce complications of blood disorders; and improve the health of people living with disabilities.   

Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services - Department of Mental Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities DDID comprises three branches: Clinical Services, the Community Support and the Supports for Community Living Waiver. 

FAQs

Whenever you like. It is always a good idea to call first to see if your family member will be home, but you are welcome to stop by and visit at any time. For the safety of our clients, we ask an individual’s legal guardian provide an approved list of visitors. When visitors arrive, we check their identification at the time of their visit.

Absolutely! We encourage residents to personalize their rooms as this is their home.

Certainly. An individual’s services should be person-centered, meaning that services should be chosen to meet the person’s needs not that the person should fit the mold of the services provided. This often results in individuals receiving services from a patchwork of multiples agencies who work together as members of the individual’s person-centered planning team.