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Disability Defined

Family FunIn 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:

   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