To receive services from Stark County Board of Developmental Disabilities, children must meet a list of requirements determined by Service and Support Administration (SSA) intake specialists. Eligibility must be re-determined at ages 3, 6 and 16, but the initial request for services can take place at any time.
If you suspect your child needs intervention services, contact the Stark County Board of Developmental Disabilities (Stark DD). You may qualify for financial assistance, transportation and/or family support services.
Find the complete list of requirements by age group for service eligibility from Stark County Board of Developmental Disabilities.
When you submit a request for services from Stark DD, you should have your documentation on hand, including proof of residency in Stark County, your birth certificate or another form of age identification and evidence of when the disability occurred.
There are many times the Stark County developmental disabilities process may require you to produce identification documents, so it is important to maintain good records throughout life.
Complete the following steps to request service from Stark DD and view the eligibility guide to find out what to expect before, during and after your assessment: