Logan County Board of Developmental Disabilities
Our mission is to support services that inspire and assist people with developmental disabilities to become contributing and valued members of their community.
The vision of the Logan County Board of Developmental Disabilities is that all citizens have equal access to opportunities and supports that lead to a life that is purposeful and fulfilling. The Board envisions a future where all individuals will be accepted, included and appreciated as contributing members of their communities.
TOGETHER WE GROW
The Logan County Board of DD provides guidance and assistance for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. Our services span a lifetime, from birth through early childhood, adulthood and retirement. We are honored to offer the following services:
EI assists families in meeting the unique needs of their children age 0-3 and may include home visits, special instruction, child development information and other family supports.
DISCOVERY CENTER PRESCHOOL
DC provides services to children ages 3-5, in an integrated preschool setting with sprcialized instruction and educational based speech, occupational, and physical therapy. Developing children's self-esteem, respect for others, and confidence in their abilities to problem solve are priorities in the cirriculum and in practice. It is the goal of the staff to foster independence and creativity in all areas of learning so young children may know the joys of discovery.
SERVICES TO SCHOOL AGED CHILDREN
School aged children services include service coordination and locating necesarry resources to meet identified needs. We recognize that the needs of the individuals vary depending on their age and realize that the needs of school aged children are unique. We are committed to providing supports to school aged children and their families to the best of our ability while encouraging and supporting community integration. We also assist with transition planning, and special programming that includes, but is not limited to: Families Touched by Autism, Teen Summer Programming, Friday Night Outs and the RISE (Recreation, Independence, Skills and Exploration) program.
SERVICE AND SUPPORT ADMINISTRATION
SSA is the primary point of service coordination for individuals with developmental disabilities eligible for County Board of DD Services. The SSAs assess an individual's needs and identify supports that will emphasize a good life, dignity and respect community inclussion with quality staff and services. SSA supports may span throughout a lifetime.
SERVICES FOR ADULTS
Adult services include coordination for housing, benefits, employment, transportation, providers, community integration and much more. Services are coordinated with the needs of the individual in mind. Employment, vocational, day habilitation, seniors and recreational services are available. Individuals may be connected to those services by working with the SSA.
Families may receive Support Services if they have a family member living in their home who is eligible for County Board Services. The goal is to keep families together and help them experience enduring relationships as a family. Financial assistance may be provided for respite care, counseling, medical expenses, adaptive equipment and anything else that relates to the individual's disability that provides support to the family. We also provide varying levels of supervision and support to eligible individuals to live in the community setting of their choice.
We support Special Olympics teams which include, but are not limited to:Basketball, Bowling, Equestrian, Track and Field, Cheerleading and Softball. We support Community Integration with Community First, supporting self-advocacy through project STIR, where graduates learn to express their own desires and goals. Skillx learned here connect individuals to community services, organizations and groups. Please consider joining the FANS network to learn more about how you can become a community connection.
We support Community Integration with Community First, supporting self-advocacy through Project STIR, where graduates learn to express their own desires and goals. Skills learnes here connect individuals to community services, organizations and groups. Please consider joining the FANS Network to learn more about how you can become a community connection.