Developmental Disabilities Worker’s Guide ODDS Employment Services for Transition-age Individuals and Youth while Special Education and Related Services Remain Available under IDEA.

Oregon

~~“Transition-age individuals and youth may access a Medicaid-funded employment service, through Oregon’s Office of Developmental Disabilities Services (ODDS), when the service is not available through the local educational agency, as part of special education and related services available under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act1 (IDEA), and when the service is not available through Vocational Rehabilitation (VR).Transition-age individuals and youth (hereinafter “individual”) may therefore access ODDS employment services, while also eligible for special education and related services under IDEA, under the circumstances outlined below. “

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Policy
Systems: 
  • Other
Topics: 
  • School-to-Work Transition
Other: 
  • Office of Developmental Disabilities Services
Date Enacted: 
01/18/2019
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