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Q – What does it mean to be eligible for services?
A – To be eligible to receive services from the Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA), you must have a disability which keeps you from handling your daily activities independently.
Q – What does it mean to have a developmental disability?
A – A developmental disability is a physical or mental impairment, but not just mental illness, or it can be a combination of mental and physical impairments.
It will probably continue forever
It started before you turned 22
You need supports or assistance to live independently
You need the support of a team to help with your services and treatment
Q - What form has to be filled out to determine if I am eligible
A – You must complete an eligibility application –
Click Here for the Eligibility Application
Q – Who do I send the form to once it has been completed
A – Once you complete the entire application – you will send it to the regional office that supports the county you work in.
Click here for the Regional Map and Regional Office Information
Q – When will I find out if I am eligible to receive services from DDA?
A – The Regional Office will send you a letter that says if you are eligible to receive services and the category that you fit in that allows you to receive services.
Q- What are the priority categories?
A – There are 3 priority categories. These categories are the order of priority in which applicants receive services.
Crisis Resolution: This means you are currently in a crisis or emergency situation(for example - abuse, neglect, homeless).
Crisis Prevention: This means you are or will be in health or safety crisis within the next year.
Current Request: This means you need or want services though health and safety but they are not the immediate issues.
Eligibility Application – English
Eligibility Application – Spanish
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more, MD 21201
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