If you are the caregiver or guardian of an individual with a developmental disability, but aren’t sure what to do in order to start receiving supports and services for that individual, here is a comprehensive list of resources for you.

Waiver:

Filing a Disability Claim: http://www.ssdrc.com/state-arkansas-ar-getting-started.html

Applying for Medicaid Waiver: http://humanservices.arkansas.gov/ddds/Pages/default.aspx

Waiver application: http://humanservices.arkansas.gov/ddds/waiverDocs/Waiver_Application.pdf

Appeal information: http://humanservices.arkansas.gov/ddds/waiverDocs/0709Appeals%20Alert.pdf

Choosing a provider: http://humanservices.arkansas.gov/ddds/Pages/waiverServices.aspx

Supported Employment:

Arkansas Rehabilitation Services: http://ace.arkansas.gov/arRehabServices/aboutARS/Pages/default.aspx

Autism Waiver:

AR Autism Partnership: http://www.supports.org/programs/arkansas-autism-partnership/

  • Waiver Services: (link to our autism page)
    • ICM is the largest provider for AR Autism Partnership
    • Children diagnosed with Autism ages 18 months to 5 years old
    • Evidence-based interventions provided in-home for 20-30 hours per week
    • Individualized treatment plans
    • Parental participation required
  • EPSDT: (link this website – http://www.nashp.org/arkansas-761/)
    • Individuals diagnosed with Autism up to 21 years old
    • ABA therapy interventions provided in-home
    • Individualized treatment plans
    • Parental participation required
  • For more information, contact Brittany Hale at 501-228-0063

B.R.A.V.O.:(link to our BRAVO page)

  • ICM’s day-support program
  • Monday-Saturday, 8am-4:30pm
  • Must be 18 years old or older
  • High school diploma or GED
  • To schedule a tour, call Sara Monday at 501-228-0063