(MSC) is a Medicaid State Plan service, which assists persons with Developmental Disabilities and Mental Retardation in accessing the necessary support services appropriate for their individual needs. MSC is provided by qualified bilingual service coordinators dedicated to linking individuals and their families with the services and supports they wants and desires.
Taconic Innovations, Inc. Service Coordinators provide advocacy services with, Housing, SSI, Medicaid, and Education. We use a person-centered planning approach in developing, implementing, and maintaining an Individualized Service Plan (ISP) with and for persons with disabilities.
Service Coordinators assist individuals to find services such as day programs, residential programs, medical services, and other essential supports to help alleviate problems and enhance their quality of life.
Service Coordinators assist to individuals and families in a variety of areas, with some of the most common activities being:
- Obtaining and maintaining Medicaid
- Pursuing Wavier enrollment (often times to secure Medicaid for children)
- Assistance and advocacy at Committee of Special Education (CSE) meetings
- Linkage to summer camps (securing funding if needed)
- Linkage to recreation services, for both children and adults
- Applying for and maintaining benefits, such as SSI
- Applying for Family Support Services (Family Reimbursement, Special Sitters, etc.)
- Applying for NY State Park Access Pass (allowing free admission to state parks)
- Assistance in transition to adult services (i.e. sheltered workshop, supported work, day habilitation)
- Linkage to at-home supports (i.e. residential habilitation, hourly respite)
- Assistance and guidance in obtaining and maintaining housing (i.e. applying for Section 8)
- Pursuing guardianship
- Exploring and securing residential placement
- Pursuing funding for adaptive equipment and environmental modifications
- Assisting individuals in exploring their personal interests (i.e. photography, dance, reading, etc.)
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