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Seeking Services for Developmental Disabilities?

EIHAB Intake Central of New York (EICNY) for Guidance

 

  • Do you suspect that you or a loved one may have a developmental disability?

 

  • Are you in need of services from EIHAB?

 

  • If you're uncertain about evaluations or have questions about eligibility,

 

EIHAB Intake Central of NY is here to assist you.

The EICNY team is specially trained to help neurodiverse individuals and their families access essential services. As EIHAB's primary point of contact, EICNY is the starting point for families, self-advocates, and professionals seeking information and services for neurodiverse individuals.

How EIHAB Intake Centra of NY (EICNY) Can Help?

Our New York Intake Central Team will:

- Provide detailed information about specific services.

- Advise you on your next steps and guide you through eligibility requirements.

- Assist you in acquiring necessary evaluations.

- Refer you to programs and services offered by EIHAB, as well as other organizations like OPWDD and Care Coordination Organizations.

General Eligibility Requirements

At EIHAB, services are available for individuals with documented developmental disabilities, including children with delays, and their families. Eligible individuals encompass those with multiple disabilities, autism spectrum disorder, medically fragile individuals, and others with disabilities affecting intellectual and adaptive functioning. Services extend to individuals with traumatic brain injuries, with limited select services offered to those with dual diagnoses and disadvantaged youth.

 

Children's Services

Birth to Age 3: Services follow guidelines set by the New York City Department of Mental Health and Alcoholism Services.

Ages 3 to 21: The New York City Department of Education and the New York State Education Department prescribe most services for children in this age group.

 

Adult Services

For individuals aged 21 and over:

 

1. OPWDD Oversight: Services fall under the New York State Office of People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD).

2. Funding: Services are typically covered by Medicaid or the Medicaid Waiver. Adult Career & Continuing Education Services (ACCES-VR) also funds services for eligible adults.

3. Eligibility Process: Families can initiate the eligibility process by visiting OPWDD's Front Door webpage, where staff assist in determining eligibility, identifying needs and goals, and creating a service plan.

4. Documentation: Detailed information about OPWDD eligibility, key steps and required documentation can be found on OPWDD's eligibility page.

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