CLASS provides home and community-based services to children with related conditions as a cost-effective alternative to placement in an intermediate care facility for children with an intellectual disability or a related condition. A related condition is a disability, other than an intellectual disability, that originated before age 22 and that affects a person’s ability to function in daily life.
What services are provided?
- Adaptive aids and medical supplies
- Behavioral support
- Case management
- Cognitive rehabilitative therapy
- Continued Family Services
- Dental and dental sedation
- Employment assistance
- Minor home modifications
- Occupational therapy
- Physical therapy
- Pre-vocational habilitation
- Respite care
- Specialized therapies
- (auditory enhancement/auditory integration training, dietary, therapeutic horseback riding, and Massage, recreational, music, aquatic and hippo therapies)
- Speech and language pathology
- Supported employment
- Support Family Services
- Transition Assistance Services
Who is eligible for services?
- You must be diagnosed with a related condition that manifested before age 22.
- You must be eligible for Medicaid in the community and not be enrolled in another Medicaid waiver program.
- You must meet level of care criteria for placement in an Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities.
- You must need habilitation and case management services.
- You must live in your own or your family’s home.
- Your income and resources may not exceed specified limits.
- You cannot be enrolled in another waiver program.
For more information visit: Community Living Assistance & Support Services.
For frequently asked questions view our Waiver Program FAQs.