Kee to Independent Growth provides service coordinators to assist their clientele with developmental disabilities (such as Intellectual Disability, Autism, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, and Epilepsy) work with the New York State Department OPWDD. Some of the services are: maintaining a one-on-one relationship with the client to ensure personal missions are acknowledged and supported, working with Medicaid and Medicare to ensure billing and other related services are met, supporting individuals in finding ways to maintain independence and self-sufficiency, enrolling individuals in day programs, supportive employment, and other suitable events for daily enrichment, assisting individuals achieve short term and long term goals, and working closely with doctors, specialists, psychologists, and therapists to ensure the clients health needs and other essentials are met.
Albany, Columbia, Greene, Fulton, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren, and Washington Counties
Documented diagnosis of a developmental disability prior to age 22
Disabled - Developmentally
Person must be enrolled in Medicaid. Person must demonstrate an ongoing and comprehensive need. Person, or their authorized representative, must choose to receive service coordination. Person must not permanently live in an intermediate care facility (ICF), cevelopmental center (DC), psychiatric hospital, small residential unit (SRU), nursing facility or hospital, or any other Medicaid funded setting that provides service coordination. Person cannot be enrolled in any other comprehensive Medicaid long-term care service coordination program.