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Basic Primer for AT Funding SC Assistive Technology Expo March 30, 2006 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm. Presented by: Sherry Caldwell, CBIS, LBSW, M.Ed. Sherry Caldwell CBIS, LBSW, M.Ed SC DDSN Head and Spinal Cord Injury Division PO Box 4706 Columbia, SC 29201 Phone: (803) 898-9681

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basic primer for at funding sc assistive technology expo march 30 2006 2 00 pm 3 00 pm
Basic Primer for AT FundingSC Assistive Technology ExpoMarch 30, 20062:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Presented by: Sherry Caldwell, CBIS, LBSW, M.Ed

presenter information
Sherry Caldwell CBIS, LBSW, M.Ed

SC DDSN

Head and Spinal Cord Injury Division

PO Box 4706

Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: (803) 898-9681

Fax: (803) 898-9653

Email: scaldwell@ddsn.sc.gov

Presenter Information
overview
Serves persons with MR, Autism, TBI, SCI and conditions related to each of these four disabilities

DSN Board in your county is the initial point of entry for all services funded by DDSN with exception of TBI and SCI

Referrals for TBI and SCI must be made by contacting USC School of Medicine @ 1-866-867-3864

If a child is under 36 months of age, contact BabyNet (1-800-868-0404) to make a referral

Overview
overview1
Overview

Once eligibility for DDSN services is made, the kinds of assistance or supports a person needs must be determined

DDSN authorizes spending based on the level of need and the availability of resources

Access to services is based on the availability of resources

Certain requirements must be met in order to receive funding including funding for AT

at funding through ddsn
AT Funding Through DDSN

Individual and Family Support Services

Mental Retardation/Related Disabilities Home and Community Based Waiver

Head and Spinal Cord Injury Home and Community Based Waiver

individual and family support funding
Individual and Family Support Funding

Provides assistance to families in caring for a person that is eligible for DDSN services in order to avoid out-of-home placement

Available when services cannot be funded by public agencies or community resources

requirements for ifsf
Requirements for IFSF

Financial information, monthly household income and expenses

Person’s SSI and any other income is part of the financial review process

Prioritized to assist persons with the greatest needs

A person must contact his/her Early Interventionist or Service Coordinator

AT assessment and equipment may be provided as funding is available

mr rd waiver
MR/RD Waiver

Diagnosed with Mental Retardation or a Related Disability

Eligible to receive Medicaid or already qualify for Medicaid

Meet ICF/MR Level of Care

Choose to receive in-home services and choose qualified providers of services

Be allocated a slot for Waiver services (currently have a Waiting List)

mr rd waiver funding
MR/RD Waiver Funding

AT Funding is based on the identified need of the person and within limits related to available funding

No other funding/existing resources available for AT

at services
AT Services

Devices, controls, appliances, items necessary for life support, ancillary supplies, equipment and durable and non-durable equipment that is not available through the Medicaid State Plan that provides medical or remedial benefit to the person

head and spinal cord injury waiver
Head and Spinal Cord Injury Waiver

Diagnosed with a head injury, spinal cord injury or both or a similar disability not associated with the process of a progressive degenerative illness, dementia or a neurological disorder related to aging, regardless of the age of onset

Become eligible for Medicaid or already qualify

Meet Level of Care

Depend on others to provide or assist with critical health care needs

Limited to persons up to age 65

Be allocated a Waiver slot (currently Waiting List)

hasci waiver at
HASCI Waiver/AT

AT Funding is based on the identified need of the person and within limits related to available funding

No other funding/existing resources available for AT

hasci waiver at funding
HASCI Waiver/AT Funding

Specialized medical supplies and equipment to include devices, controls or appliances which enable a person to increase his/her abilities to perform activities of daily living

internet resources
Internet Resources

www.state.sc.us/ddsn