There are many services and program available to individuals with disabilities. Figuring out eligibility and how to apply for these programs can be difficult. There are several articles and links listed below to help guide this process.
Division of Developmental Disabilities
The Division of Developmental Disabilities is a state program that provides services and supports for individuals with autism, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, or intellectual disability.
View the Navigating the System Guide to gain a better understanding of how to utilize the supports and services offered by DDD.
For eligibility information, click here. To apply for services for DDD, click here.
Supplemental Security Income
The SSI program is a cash benefits program for individuals who are disabled and have limited income and resources. Please view the basics here to learn about the program and eligibility.
The purpose of this program is to provide services to individuals with disabilities to help them prepare for and keep employment. This program is for anyone who has a documented disability that presents a barrier to employment.
Helpful Websites and Links:
Arizona Disability Benefits 101
Explore the different cash benefits, health coverage, and employment programs available to individuals with a disability.
DISABILITY.GOV’s Guide to Information & Resources
This website has several informational guides related to transition. Topics covered include government benefits, job search, and financial aid for students.