Denver Options, which was created in 1992, is leading the way in creating new resources and services to help people with intellectual disabilities to live a full and satisfying life. They offer each individual, based on their needs, with a wide range of choices that span a lifetime beginning with early intervention to help these children with a disability or delay to receive critical care. They also have services and resources that are tailored especially for adults with intellectual disabilities.
Their mission is to provide the adults and children with these disabilities a choice with it comes to the services that they offer to support their ability to live, work, learn, and play in the community. They also help them achieve maximum productivity and independence.
Some of the different services that Denver Options offers include early intervention services, adult services, children and family services, traumatic brain injury services, employment services, CTAT training services, and direct services.
The children and adults that Denver Options helps lives right in the community as neighbors, family members, friends, and co-workers and live either independently, with family members, or need 24/7 care. They offer the right combination of resources and services to help them reach their dreams and goals.
In order for the adult or child to have a developmental disability, that person must have cognitive issues that limit their self-care, language, learning, ability to live independently, and self-direction. Some do live independently, but have people that come in to check on them and help in many different ways.
Some of the different services that Denver Options offer are therapy and assessment for children, lifelong learning and work opportunities for adults, and residential care. They are there to provide quality cooperation at every stage of life.
To qualify for adult services, the disability must have manifested before the person reaches the age of 22. Some of these disabilities include autism, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, and other neurological conditions.
Denver Options also offers clinical services, which covers stress management, individual therapy, group therapy, medication management, and drug and alcohol treatment.
If you are an adult or know an adult or child with intellectual learning disability, then you should contact Denver Options to see just what programs this person needs and make sure that they get the services that they deserve. They will evaluate this person to make sure that the services they offer are tailored to that particular individual.