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Respite Connection serves people who are approved for services through the following Iowa Medicaid Home and Community Based waivers:

Intellectual Disability (ID) Waiver

To qualify for this waiver an individual must have a diagnosis of and Intellectual Disability or diagnosis of a mental disability equivalent to an Intellectual Disability.  Respite Connection can provide Respite and Supported Community Living services to people in the ID waiver.

To learn more about the Intellectual Disability waiver: http://dhs.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/IDPacket.pdf

Brain Injury (BI) Waiver 

To qualify for this waiver an individual must have a Brain Injury diagnosis and be between the ages of 1 month and 64 years old. Respite Connection can provide Respite and Supported Community Living services to people on the BI waiver.

To learn more about the BI waiver: http://dhs.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/BIPacket.pdf

Health and Disability (HD), formerly Ill and Handicapped (IH) Waiver

To qualify for this waiver an individual must be determined to be blind or disabled by Disability Determination Services. Respite Connection can provide Respite to people on the HD waiver.

To learn more about the HD waiver:  http://dhs.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/IHPacket%2012-9-10.pdf