It is the mission of ImpactLex to advocate for choice on behalf of participants living with intellectual/developmental disabilities, through high quality supports. ImpactLex provides an opportunity to strengthen social and interpersonal skills, enhanced by community involvement. The program is designed to encourage expression of interests while allowing individuals to explore and develop a dignified and meaningful life.
Community Living Support
Supports and assistance promoting independence and integrate into person’s community of choice, including acquiring the skills to make full inclusion happen. For those who do not receive residential supports. This can include a variety of activities such as budgeting, exercise, shopping, household care and taking part in community activities.
MPW & SCL-II
Positive Behavior Supports
The utilization of evidenced based and best practices in behavioral techniques, interventions, and methods to assist a participant with significant, intensive challenges that interfere with activities of daily living, social interaction, or work. Positive behavior supports are clinically sound and based on person-centered values considering what is important for the participant.
Working under the direction of a positive behavior support specialist, this service is utilized when a barrier challenges the success of a participant in achieving the participant’s goals. This is a supplemental support provided to SCL-II waiver participants who utilize behavior supports and feel the need for extra focus on their person-centered behavior plan.
General household activities that are age-appropriate, but the person is unable to complete without assistance.
Assistance with eating, bathing, dressing, personal hygiene, and other activities of daily living as needed to promote full inclusion in the person’s community of choice.
MPW & SCL-II
A time of rest or relief for those persons normally caring for an individual. This service is available through ImpactLex, their own home or family’s home. Respite will be provided in the family home.
Designed to provide an opportunity for a person to connect and become involved with clubs, associations and any other groups in the community including recreational, educational, religious, civic and volunteer opportunities with an outcome of less reliance on formal supports and an emphasis on the development of personal social networks, membership opportunities, and natural supports for the person.
Enable a person to accomplish tasks that the personal normally would do themselves if they did not have a disability. These include hands-on assistance, reminding, observing, guiding or training during an activity, assistance in managing medical care and transportation to access community services, activities, and appointments.