In order to be eligible for services from Pike County Agency for Developmental Disabilities persons must have a diagnosed developmental disability.
A developmental disability is defined in state statute and Federal Medicaid regulations.* Eligibility is determined by the Missouri Department of Mental Health.
Eligible persons served must:
1) Have a developmental disability which is defined as a
Mental or Physical Impairment;**
That happens while developing (before age 22);
Results in major difficulties with two or more of the following:
- Self Care
- Self Direction
- Living independently
- Getting and keeping a job
Is of lifelong or extended duration; and
Requires individually planned and coordinated services and assistance.
2) Be a resident of Pike County, Missouri
* There are additional eligibility requirements under Federal Medicaid regulations.
** Excludes mental illness