This program provides service coordination and support to any family or individual where the individual has been identified as having diagnosis of a developmental/intellectual disability and/or autism
Service Coordination Program Children – Under 18 Years of Age (Dufferin County)
This program provides service coordination and support to any family or individual where the individual has been identified as having diagnosis of a intellectual/developmental disability (specifically means a sub-average general intellectual functioning with an IQ at or below 70 (2nd percentile or lower) and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder.
It is a family-centered service that plans and coordinates community programs, resources, funding opportunities and supports based on the identified needs of the individual.
Active goals are designed and reviewed regularly to empower and build the capacity of the individual and family.
Service Coordination Program for Adults 18 Years of Age and Over (Dufferin County)
Service Coordination is available for adults with a documented developmental/intellectual disability in Dufferin County as referred by Developmental Services Ontario (DSO).
Service Coordinators assist with future planning, help navigate through the adult service system and are responsive with active participation by the adult. Service Coordinators provide linkages to services and offer a solution focused service and support with the adult/family. Services promote social inclusion, individual choice, and independence. To be eligible for Ministry funded adult services, individuals must apply to Developmental Services Ontario (DSO).
The DSO website is www.dsontario.ca/agencies/dsco-central-west