The Developmental Disabilities Service System: Navigating the Road
DCFS CW Professional
About the course
Troy Abshire and Tanya Murphy, DOH
The purpose of this course is to inform participants of the services available for foster children through the Offices for Citizens with Developmental Disability (OCDD). Topics discussed include an overview of the different types of assistance that can be applied for, eligibility requirements that must be met to apply for services, and how one can request services. Resource links are also provided for further information about services, eligibility, and application procedures.
1. Recognize the many services available to foster children and their families through OCDD.
2. Describe eligibility requirements for OCDD services.
3. Identify how to apply for OCDD services.