The Children's Community Options Program (CCOP) provides supports and services to children living at home or in the community who have one or more of the following long-term disabilities: developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, and/ or severe emotional disturbances. https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/ccop/index.htm
Refers to IEPs in Wisconsin that support students at all grade levels to prepare for college and careers.
From the Department of Human Services: Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) is a program that helps individuals of all ages live their best life by providing supports that address their unique needs related to mental health and substance use. CCS is intended to assist individuals who are in need of care outside of inpatient settings, but who may have ongoing needs that, if left unaddressed, could result in hospitalizations during times of crisis. As of September 30, 2019, the latest data available, 8,562 individuals were enrolled in CCS.
A listing of county contacts is available at: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/areaadmin/hsd-programs.htm
Wisconsin has 12 CESAs. The Cooperative Educational Service Agencies are designed to serve educational needs in all areas of Wisconsin by serving as a link both between school districts and between school districts and the state. Not every school district participates in CESA programs. A brochure explaining CESAs is available at: https://www.cesa9.org/about/CSN%20BRO_1215final.pdf
Wisconsin's Medicaid waiver program for children who meet financial and functional eligibility. Eligible children include those with developmental disabilities, severe emotional disturbances, and physical disabilities. Funding can be used to support a range of different services based on an assessment of the needs of the child and his or her family. To find your local contact to see if you qualify- go to the list on the DHS website- https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/clts/contact.htm
May go by other names in different states. In Illinois referred to as Division of Specialized Care for Children (DSCC)
Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) and CYSHCN programs are charged with providing family-centered, community-based coordinated care.
Other glossaries and definitions of terms are available at:
Wisconsin’s Department of Children and Families has a list of Acronyms and Definitions for Early Childhood here.
A list of insurance-related definitions can be found here.
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