Definitions of program types

Definitions of Program Types


List of program types and services
Emergency Stabilization ResidencePlace to go when you can't stay where you are living. This might happen because of how you act or because something happened in your home. It helps you get support and feel better.
Group or Center Based Day SupportsProgram to help you learn skills you need for work. It may also help you play, be social, or retire.
Residential HabilitationStaff to help you learn skills you need to live in the community.
Day Habilitation SupplementExtra services DDS says you need to be at a day program.
Assistive TechnologyTools or equipment to help you do things you could not do without extra help.
Behavioral Supports and ConsultationSpecial ed or mental health supports.
Occupational Therapy (OT)Helps you learn to do basic things at home, at work, or out having fun. OTs can help you care for yourself, at your work, or with playing sports.
Physical Therapy (PT)Helps you move, get stronger, and use muscles.
Speech TherapyHelps you learn to talk so people know what you are saying.
Transitional AssistanceMoney and help you need to set up a home.
Individual Support and Community HabilitationHelp you to become more independent or to live on your own.
Family Support NavigationInfo so you and your family can look at your needs and find help.
HomemakerPaid helper in your home to do chores. Help could be for cooking, laundry, and cleaning.
Live-in CaregiverMoney for rent, food, and pay for staff who help you live at home.
RespiteA break from life when you can't care for yourself. This can mean staying at a respite house, having staff visit you at home, or going out with paid person.
Supported EmploymentJob coach or other staff to help you work in or near your town. Lets you work with the help you need.
Adult CompanionAdult who helps you with meals, your social life, and activities of daily living (ADLs).
ChoreHelp needed to keep your home in a clean and safe way.
Community Family Training / Residential Family TrainingTraining for your family to help with care and support.
Community Peer Support / Residential Peer SupportPeople with disabilities who help train and mentor you. They help you fit into the community.
Home Modifications and AdaptationsChanges in your home to help you be safe and do more by yourself.
Individual Goods and ServicesHelp to learn to be a self-advocate, to cut your need for staff, and to live on your own.
Individualized Day SupportsHelps you reach your goals for work, day program, retirement, and social activities.
Specialized Medical Equipment and SuppliesMedical stuff that helps you with your activities of daily living (ADLs), with making your needs known, and with being healthy.
TransportationRide services to help you go places. You can take trips to work, to the store, to your doctor, or to your day program.
Vehicle ModificationChanges done to a car, truck, or van to make it easier to drive or ride in.


List of program types and services
Expanded Habilitation, EdicationHelps you learn skills for getting along with others, and for talking with people.
Habilitation, Community IntegrationHelps you get help for yourself; and for living in your home and town.
Habilitation, ADL/Independent Living SkillsHelps you to learn and keep skills needed at home and in public.
Family TrainingHelps your family learn about your disability so they can help you be part of your community. This can be done at home, in school, and at other places.
RespiteHelp given to you for a few days when your staff can't do it.
HomemakerPaid help with chores like cooking or cleaning. It is needed when your usual staff can't do these things

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