Navigating the MR Waiver:. A Workbook for Families . 1/4/08. What Is a “Waiver”?. Virginia’s MR Waiver. MR Waiver Big Picture. Eligibility. Diagnostic Functional Financial. What’s a Slot ? . How does someone get a Slot?. Waiting Lists . Urgent. Non-Urgent. Planning.
A Workbook for Families
Services also available as a consumer directed option
DS Facts; Comparison Chart
Your First Contact
Don’t go into it blindfolded!
Not everyone can do it!
Family contact is important
Help’s on the way!
MR Waiver can do better than this!
Devices to help with communication & other life skills
Better than this!
Community Resource Consultant
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- Helen Hayes
Office of Mental Retardation, Community Resource Unit
Developed by: Wanda Earp
Contributors: Gail Rheinheimer; Dawn Traver; Kimberly Shepherd; Ed Gonzalez
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