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Support and Advocacy » Family Support

Family Support

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When choosing DDI services for your loved one, you become part of a network of support and education for the entire family. For family members seeking support for their child, we offer a variety of in-home and campus-based options:


Respite (Ages 5 - 21 Years)


DDI offers a variety of respite services for families of children with developmental disabilities.  Services are available to students who meet eligibility requirements and approval through the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD)


Respite (Ages 21+ Years)


DDI offers multiple recreational opportunities with peers for adult individuals who live with their families while providing a break in caregiving for their family members. 


Home & Community (Birth – 5 Years)


There is a full range of home and community services offered to children enrolled in the Early Childhood Programs Programs.


Home & Community (School Age 5-21)


DDI offers Family Education and training classes on a variety of topics from estate planning, health and wellness, success in the community and transition planning.