Term State Institutions for Individuals With Developmental Disabilities
Code BH-8400.6000-820
Definition Public institutions operated by the state which provide intensive training and supervision for individuals with developmental disabilities (or a developmental disability and one or more secondary impairments) whose behavior in the community has led to involvement with the criminal justice system or who have serious medical problems, severe behavior challenges or other needs that currently cannot be met by available community resources. Residents are committed through the judicial system or referred by an appropriate agency, and receive a full range of residential, educational, medical, mental health, behavior management and other supportive services to help them develop the personal, social, vocational and recreational skills they need to increase their independence and enable them to live successfully in the community, whenever possible.
Created 1/8/98
Changed 8/29/12
Use References State Developmental Centers
State Institutions for Developmentally Disabled Individuals
See Also References
External Classification Terms Housing (AIRS HO-300)
Housing (CAN HO-300)
Living Situation (ACH A-01)
Long Term Custodial Care for Mentally Retarded (UW
Residential Care & Adult Day Programs (NTE P70)
Residential Care for Individuals with Disabilities (NPC P06.03)
Related Concepts Children and Youth
Community Care Facilities/Arrangements
Developmental Disabilities
Long Term Care
Organization/Facility Type
U.S. Services/Targets
Facet Organization/Facility Type
Bibliographic References

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