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Developmental Disabilities Programming

Program Goals

  • Help clients achieve their overall personal potential in the areas of educational, vocational, social, and recreational skills
  • Help families and relatives better adjust to clients’ conditions making them more effective caregivers
  • Stabilize clients’ emotional and mental status while decreasing their need for hospitalization or residential placement
  • Help clients become more self-sufficient and improve their social and communication skills, which can have a positive impact on their everyday life

Program Services

  • Psychological assessment
  • Crisis intervention
  • Psychological testing
  • Psychiatric services
  • Individual and family therapy
  • Behavioral management and planning
  • Parenting skills training
  • Case management services and advocacy
  • Referral and follow up appointments
  • Mental retardation services
  • Autism counseling for adults
  • Cerebral Palsy intervention
  • Seizure disorder
  • Polio
  • Speech and language disorder
  • Learning disabilities
  • Dual Diagnosis - Mental illness and mental retardation

Target Groups/Client Base

Arab and African American communities in southeast Michigan

Funding Sources

  • Detroit Wayne County Community Mental Health Board
  • The State of Michigan

Contact:

Rola Harajli 
rharajli@accesscommunity.org
313-945-8138