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This page defines the acronyms and terms used throughout the site. You can browse through all terms or jump to a specific term by clicking the first letter of the term in the menu bar below.
Day Habilitation Service

Meaningful activities for community skill building or maintenance of skills.  May occur in a community setting or community gathering settings.

Deaf Navigator Program

Services intended to support individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing so that they may live in the community of their choice as independently and productively as possible. The program is designed to provide assistance with employment, housing, health & social services, outreach and advocacy.

Developmental Disability Eligibility

Eligibility determination process to evaluate if a person has a severe chronic disability which manifested before age 22. 

Developmental Disability Registry and Review

A registry of individuals who experience a developmental disability and are in need of services. An annual review form is gathered by SDS to keep contact information current and review changes in service needs.