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State of Nevada

 
Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) Disability Services (DS) Unit

Developmental Disabilities Program Develop

Mandate

To promote, through systemic change, capacity building and advocacy, the development of a consumer and family-centered, comprehensive system and a coordinated array of services, supports and other assistance designed to achieve independence, productivity, and integration and inclusion into the community.

Operational Elements

Conditional grants to community based entities for startup and demonstration of systems change models of service delivery and consumer leadership. Must demonstrate ability to become self-sufficient.

Current Initiatives

Establishment of fully accessible assisted living apartment complexes throughout Nevada, available to low income consumers with severe disabilities.
Targets: Clark, Washoe, Elko and Douglas Counties.

Home ownership by low income Nevadans with severe disabilities
Targets: Twenty consumers throughout the State.

Health care policy development which addresses the needs and preferences of people with disabilities and includes them in decision making and planning.
Targets: Managed care, Medicaid, SSI youth, universal health care options, personal assistance, respite care, assistive technology, prescription drugs.

Multi-cultural inclusion, planning and policy development.
Targets: All Nevada reservations, colonies, urban Indian agencies; Black and Latino organizations and individuals.

Contact Staff: contactDVD

Youth, multi-cultural inclusion, recreation
Housing/health care
Phone (775)684-8619

 
 

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Aging  & Disability Services Division (ADSD)
3416 Goni Rd D-132
Carson City, NV 89706
(775) 687-4210

Fax: (775) 687-4264

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