Service Coordination helps families and children with developmental disabilities who are receiving services funded by Idaho Medicaid and the Department of Health and Welfare.
A Service Coordinator assists the family in learning about and putting in place available and appropriate services for the child. They act as an advocate for the family and the child.
Service Coordination can help families to:
- Find, arrange, and assist families to maintain services, supports, and community resources, including financial, housing and material supports and benefits.
- Counsel the family on available therapeutic services.
- Monitor the IEP and attend school meetings upon request, including the IEP meeting.
- Advocat for unmet needs of the child and family.
- Assist in crisis situations.
- Arrange medical, educational, and transportation services.
- Monitor and coordinate services between providers.
- Assure consistency and non-duplication between services.
- Demonstrate impartiality and recognize the family as primary decision makers unless otherwise exempted by the court.