What is the ABI Long-term Care Waiver Program?
The Acquired Brain Injury Long Term Care Waiver program provides an alternative to institutional care for individuals who have reached a plateau in their rehabilitation level and require maintenance services to avoid institutionalization and to live safely in the community. Services include case management, community living supports, respite care, adult day health care, adult day training, environmental modifications, behavior programming, counseling, group counseling, specialized medical equipment and supplies, supported employment, occupational therapy, speech therapy, nursing supports, family training, physical therapy, assessment and reassessment, and supervised residential care.
What is the ABI Waiver Program?
This program is designed to provide intensive services and supports to adults with acquired brain injuries as they work to re-enter community life. Services include case management, personal care, companion services, respite care, environmental modifications, behavior programming, counseling and training, structured day programs, specialized medical equipment and supplies, prevocational services, supported employment, occupational therapy, community residential services, and speech and language services. Services can only be provided in community settings.
Adanta is a private, non-profit organization providing community-based mental health; substance abuse; developmental and intellectual disability; alcohol, tobacco and other drug prevention; and sexual assault resource services.
Services are provided in the following Kentucky counties through local Adanta offices: Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, McCreary, Pulaski, Russell, Taylor and Wayne.
Arc of KY is people- people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families, neighbors and friends, advocating for fairness and equality.
The national organization of and for people with intellectual disabilities and related developmental disabilities and their families. The Arc promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.
National network of University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities.
These listings are examples of organizations across the state. This is not meant to be an exhaustive list, and additional resources may be available in certain areas.
Autism Society of America The Autism Society is a national organization that exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism, by increasing public awareness about the day-to-day issues faced by people on the autism disorders spectrum, advocating for appropriate services for individuals across the lifespan, and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy.
(800) 328-8476, or (301) 657-0881
ASK is a non-profit organization serving Greater Louisville and Southern Indiana that provides support for families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders. ASK provides resources and education for families and individuals through monthly support meetings, workshops and social events.
Autism Society of the Bluegrass (ASBG) The Autism Society of the Bluegrass is a resource and support group for families and professionals in the Central Kentucky area who are involved with autism. A chapter of the Autism Society of America and a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, ASBG provides education as well as scholarships for members to obtain continuing autism-related education.