This presentation provides an overview of the symptoms, causes and characteristics of several developmental disabilities including: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Intellectual Disability, Phelan McDermid Syndrome, Prader-Willi Syndrome, and Spina Bifida.
Tips are provided on helping our children in dependency navigate the Agency for Person’s with Disabilities (APD) system. Also addressed is the relationship between Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and these developmental disabilities.
- Kathy Errington, Supervising Attorney, Circuit 1
- Dana Barefield, Assistant Circuit Director, Circuit 1