Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities Services

Helping people with developmental and intellectual disabilities achieve independence through supported employment and residential assistance.

People Cared For

  • Young Adults
  • Adults
  • Older Adults

Level of Care

  • Outpatient
  • Community Based
  • Residential

Payment Type

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Sheppard Pratt offers specific programs devoted to people with intellectual disabilities and developmental disabilities. Our comprehensive services help these individuals achieve their highest possible level of independence. We work to support individuals in fulfilling their hopes and dreams.

What Is a Developmental/Intellectual Disability?

Developmental and intellectual disabilities affect more than 3 million people each year. People with an intellectual or developmental disability may have limitations in:

  • Learning, language, and literacy
  • Reasoning and problem-solving
  • Interpersonal skills and socialization
  • Number concepts
  • Occupational skills
  • Personal care
  • Rule-following

Intellectual Disability Services at Sheppard Pratt: Why Choose Us?

We deliver programs designed for the unique needs of adults with intellectual disabilities, or co-occurring mental illness and intellectual disability. Our team members have specialized training to provide rehabilitation services to persons with disabilities.

We offer comprehensive services including supported employment, housing services, and day programs. Our goal is to help clients achieve their full potential. Learn more about our services:

Paying for Services

Adult community-based services are funded by the Maryland State Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA). Individuals are eligible to participate in our program once they have been found eligible for DDA services by the state and have been identified for priority services. DDA services are paid for via federal waiver from Medical Assistance.

Learn More About Intellectual Disability Services

Intellectual disability services are just one part of Sheppard Pratt’s comprehensive behavioral health offerings. Our programs aim to help people with mental illness and intellectual disabilities live satisfying and meaningful lives. 

To access our services, or learn more about what we offer people with intellectual or developmental disabilities, please contact us:

  • Baltimore County: 410-282-5900, ext. 3013
  • Frederick County: 240-409-5994