“My son Del had been kicked out of every school he had attended and I was at a loss about what to do,” says Juan…
Developmental Disability Services provides therapy and coordination of services for children, adolescents and adults with cognitive deficits, cerebral palsy, autism and other conditions that result in substantial functional limitations in major life activities.
The Developmental Disabilities (DD) program’s main goal is to provide the best possible services to individuals with developmental disabilities by promoting conditions so they can live healthy and fulfilling lives and realize their strengths. Services are provided with a family-centered approach taking into consideration the preferences and choices from the client and the client’s family. We believe that all individuals, regardless physical or mental handicaps, have the right to receive appropriate assistance to achieve their potential.
The program staff are qualified mental health professionals in the fields of psychology, social work, counseling and psychiatry. Our team uses an interdisciplinary approach for the diagnosis and treatment of developmental disabilities in children, adolescents and adults.
Children, adolescents and adults are eligible for services for the DD program if all of these conditions apply:
So they can live healthy and fulfilling lives and realize their strengths
Anyone seeking our counseling services, including Developmental Disability Services, should contact our ACCESS and Welcome Center, which is the point of entry for all our mental health programs. ACCESS is located at our Waterman Outpatient Clinic at 1700 Waterman St., Detroit, MI 48209. To contact the ACCESS unit, call 313.841.7474 Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM.