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Thank you for visiting the Developmental Disability Services page for professionals and service providers.  In this section, you will find resources for serving and  supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Waiver Amendments/Regulations:

The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved Virginia's waiver amendments for implementation. This affects the ID, DD, and Day Support Waivers.  Those waivers will now be called the Community Living (CL), the Family and Individual Support (FIS), and the Building Independence (BI) Waivers, respectively.  The approved implementation date is September 1, 2016. 

 Emergency Regulations regarding the above waivers have been approved and are located at:

Waiver Slot Assignment Committee:

Training modules have been made available for completion by Waiver Slot Assignment Committee (WSAC) members via a web based learning platform.  These modules educate WSAC members about their role in identifying persons with the most urgent need for services.  

 Critical and Complex Consultation Team Process

Division of Developmental Services Leadership Contacts:

Name

Role

Phone #

Connie Cochran

Assistant Commissioner

804.663.7259

Dawn M. Adams

Director, Health Services

804.786.1203

Peggy Balak

DOJ Settlement Advisor

804.663.7286

Heather Norton

Director, Community Support Services

804.786.5850

Gail Rheinheimer

Director, Provider Development

540.981.0697

Beverly Rollins

Director, Administrative Community Operations

804.225.3705

Debbie Smith

Director, Community Integration

804.371.5384

Dawn Traver

Director, Waiver Operations

757.253.4316

On this tab, you will be able to find current presentations provided by the Division of Developmental Services.

Meetings:

    TACIDD

Conferences:

    VaCSB: