• Lanham TI & Day Site - 301-850-1148
  • Silver Spring TI & Day Site - 301-658-1986
  • Clarksburg TI & Day Site - 301-691-1148
  • Washington DC DDS Center - 202-990-2290
  • Potomac Autism Waiver TI Site - 301-691-5256
  • Waldorf Autism Waiver TI Site - 301-850-1148

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Effective January 1, 2017, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene will cover medically necessary Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy services for Maryland Medical Assistance enrolled members under the age 21. View All

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The Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) is the public agency responsible for the oversight and coordination of all services and supports provided to qualified persons with intellectual disabilities in the District of Columbia.

DDA supports individuals with intellectual disabilities to have the most independence and choice and control over their own lives through person-centered service planning and delivery and increased provider capacity. DDA coordinates home and community services for over 2,000 individuals so each person can live and work in the neighborhood of his or her choosing, and promotes health, wellness, and high quality of life through service coordination and monitoring, clinical supports, and a robust quality management program.

State-Wide Independent Living Council:

The purpose of the District of Columbia Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) is to promote independent living services for DC residents with disabilities.   Members are appointed by the Mayor and include advocates, individuals with disabilities, and other stakeholders in Independent Living services. 

Social Security Information:

Social Security pays benefits to people who cannot work because they have a condition that is expected to last at least one year or result in death. Federal law requires this strict definition of disability. While some programs give money to people with partial disability or short-term disability, Social Security does not.

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