Whitman Co. - Developmental Services
Any individual who has a
developmental disability that starts before age 18, results in a substantial
handicap, and is expected to continue indefinitely may be eligible for
Eligibility Definition: To be considered a person with a developmental
disability and to become eligible for services, a person must have at least one
of the following conditions:
- Mental Retardation
- Developmental Delay (ages birth to 6)
- Cerebral Palsy
- Another neurological condition or other conditions
similar to mental retardation
Young children who show a developmental delay may
also be eligible for services. Adults can become eligible for services if their
disability occurred before age 18, regardless of their current age.
Evidence must be submitted to be determined eligible.