The nature and extent of an individual’s developmental disability are determined through psychological testing. Such testing is often necessary to determine whether a person is eligible for services or for admission to a specific program.
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Psychosocial evaluations are performed in order to develop a better understanding of a person within the context of his or her family and hisor her social environment.
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Individual, Group & Family Counseling
Individual counseling, family therapy, group counseling, and marital counseling are available to individuals with developmental disabilities, as well as their caretakers and other family members.
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Intensive Behavioral Services
For individuals who live in the Bronx at home with their families or independently, and who present with challenging behaviors that put them at risk for placement in a more restrictive setting, Intensive Behavioral Services are available. We provide a team of psychologists who work with the person presenting challenging behaviors and their family members to establish and carry out a behavior plan to change the challenging behaviors, and to enable the individual to remain in the least restrictive setting.
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Bronx In-Home Behavior Management Team
Also known as the Bronx Crisis Team, this program provides in-home behavior management to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities residing in the Bronx, who live at home with their family. The team also provides access to emergency respite as well as referrals to, and/or consultation with, various agencies, hospitals, and schools.
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Occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech and language therapy, nursing, nutrition, and weight management counseling are available.
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Queens In-Home Parenting Program
Our Queens In-Home Parenting programs serve parents with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Services are provided in the home and include case management, advocacy, linkage, and referral.
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Funded by OPWDD, our Family Reimbursement Programs provide monetary assistance to people with developmental disabilities who live with their families in New York City.
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