Intellectual Disability Resources

The links below provide resources related to intellectual disability services.



Medicaid WaiversPennsylvania offers two waivers for ID supports and services: the Consolidated Waiver and the Person/Family Directed Support Waiver

Intermediate Care Facilities (ICF/ID)state or privately operated residential programs for individuals with ID

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Find Intellectual Disability Services in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Office of Developmental Programs (ODP)supports Pennsylvanians with developmental disability

Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)provides rehabilitation services to individuals with disability to aid in finding and maintaining employment


Training and Data

The "Gold Book"helps to understand the Office of Developmental Program's services in Pennsylvania

Training Partnership for People with Disability and Familiesprovides resources for individuals and families



Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD)

Administration on People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)


For Providers

ODP Provider Handbook for IDserve as guidlines for providers

ODP Consulting Sitea place for providers to check announcements and resources from ODP

Bureau of Human Services Licensing ID Licensing Regional Office Contactsoversees and provides information regarding regulations

PROMISe™the claims processing and management information system which provides technology through DHS


College of Direct Supportprovides training for direct care workers

ISP ManualIndividual Support Plan manual for individuals with ID