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Information for Individuals & Families

Welcome!


We are committed to providing individuals receiving services, families and friends useful information to help:

  • Access to services and supports;
  • Informed choice;
  • Self-advocacy; and,
  • Access to advocacy and other helpful organizations 
 
ACCESS:

To have access to services, all persons must meet eligibility requirements. Click with your mouse to get Information on Eligibility.

 
INFORMED CHOICE:

To help make good choices everyone needs good information. Click below on the topic you want to know more about:

  • Programs for Adults and Children with Developmental Disabilities;
  • A List of Qualified Providers and the Service Offerings; 
  • Results of DDD licensing and Certification Quality Surveys; and, 
  • The Latest News and Information on DDD's What's New Web-page
 
SELF-ADVOCACY:

It is important for individuals to advocate for themselves.

  • Self-Advocacy Handbook - On this website you can review or download a handbook written to help individuals receiving services to advocate for themselves. The Self-Advocacy Handbook may be helpful to you. 
 
NON-INTEGRATED SERVICES TRANSITION

Current federal requirements do not allow Medicaid to reimburse sheltered  Non- Integrated Work Services (NIWS) . Per the Letter dated April 6, 2009 the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) and the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) initiated a workgroup to review options for persons receiving Non-Integrated Work Services (NIWS)

Letter to Self-advocates and Families Members