Multiple transportation options are available and are used including: program owned wheelchair vans, program owned vehicles, public transportation, and contractor transportation providers. These are used to provide individuals with transportation to
Wheelchair Ramps, Elevators, Accessible Parking, Accessible Restrooms, Near Public Transportation, Medical Needs, Mobile Equipment, Braille/audio, Sign Language
After School Programs, Case Management, Cooperative Apartments, Day Activity, Disability Awareness, Family Support, Financial Assistance, Food – Meals, Group Homes, Job Seeking, Job Skills, Job Support, Job Training, Lifts, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Relationship/Friendship Support, Self-Advocacy, Self-Advocacy – Health and Safety, Self-Advocacy – Leadership, Self-Advocacy – Life Skills, Self-Advocacy – Recreation and Leisure, Skills Training, Socialization Activities, Speech Therapy
Asperger’s Syndrome, Autism Spectrum, Behavior Disorder, Blind, Brain/Head Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Deaf, DeafBlind, Developmental Delay Birth to 3, Developmental Disability, Dual Diagnosis – ID/MI, Elderly Person with disabilities, Epilepsy/seizure Disorder, Hard of Hearing, Intellectual Disabilities, Language Impairment, Learning Disabilities, Mental Illness, Multiple Disability, Nonverbal Communication, Physical Disabilities, Speech Impairment, Spinal Cord Injury, Visual Impairment
Individuals are referred to BAMSI by DDS after they are deemed eligible. To be deemed eligible, adults must be domiciled in MA and have a developmental disability as defined in DDS regulations (disability manifested prior to age 18).
BAMSI has provided Adult Long-Term Residential Services since 1979. As its largest service component, the BAMSI mission and vision relates directly to the services the agency seeks to be qualified for, which is to create innovative and genuine opportunities for those with intellectual disabilities, autism, and traumatic brain injury to live full and meaningful lives. The principles of self-determination and maintaining other significant relationships is supported at BAMSI by recognizing the importance of stability within one’s home, the value of meaningful relationships in one’s life, and the necessity of having adequate resources and support to achieve success.
BAMSI partners with individuals served, funders, family members, and other stakeholders to develop a person-center Individual Service Plan. BAMSI provides the necessary clinical, behavioral, and medical supports on a comprehensive basis throughout the BAMSI service system. The primary means by which this is accomplished is through the careful coordination of the team with the overall goal of providing quality care, keeping people healthy, and in the community.