Developmental Disability Services

Information about developmental disability services.

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Developmental Disability Services

Person centered services are available to residents of the City of Alexandria with a diagnosis of developmental disability. Support Coordination, Residential and Vocational or Day Support services are offered to enable individuals to successfully live in the community as independently as possible with the necessary supports. Services include:  

  • Individual and family needs assessment
  • Linking to and monitoring supports                                                                                                                                                                             
  • Assistance finding, funding and utilizing services such as speech, occupational and physical therapies
  • Assistance accessing and maintaining entitlements such as social security and Medicaid
  • Assistive technology
  • Education for parents of children with developmental disabilities
  • In-home training and personal care assistance
  • Respite care
  • Assisted and supervised living including group homes and apartments
  • Day programs for adults including placement in jobs, work crews, community engagement and pre-vocational programs

See also, PIE, a program that provides developmental disability services for children and A Parent's Guide to Services: Securing a Future for Your Child With Disabilities. To schedule an appointment, call 703.746.3400 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and ask to speak with an intake worker.