CLASS

Community Living Assistance and Support Services

Who is eligible:

  • Age: No age limit
  • Qualifications:

Unique features:

  • Living arrangements: Personal home (family or own)
  • Specialized therapy component: 9 therapies available…
    • Massage therapy
    • Aquatic therapy
    • Recreational therapy
    • Therapeutic Horseback
    • Hippotherapy
    • Auditory Integration/Enhancement therapy
    • Cognitive Rehabilitative Therapy

Common features to other programs: (click for explanations)

  • Case Management
  • Nursing Services
  • Personal care – Habilitation
  • Respite
  • Day Habilitation
  • Supported Employment
  • Employment Assistance
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Nutritional therapy
  • Psychological/Behavioral therapy
  • Adaptive Aids
    • Dental service
  • Minor Home Modifications
  • Unlimited Prescriptions (Medicaid for adults limits prescription coverage to 3 per month)

Providers involved:

  • Enrollment: Case management agency & Direct Service agency
  • Case Management (monitor services, help access other resources): Case management agency contracted with DADS
  • Direct Services (hiring nurses, attendants, therapies): Direct Service agency contracted with DADS

List of CMAs & DSAs by county

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