Professional Resource Guide

State of CT – Department of Social Services>

Contact Person: Nathaniel Calixto, MA
Phone: 860-424-5677
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Address: 55 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, Connecticut 06105
State of CT – Department of Social Services

The Department of Social Services Waiver for Persons with Autism provides home-and community-based services to individuals with autism who do not have an intellectual disability (a full IQ score of 70 or higher).

To qualify, an individual must have substantial limitations in two or more of the following major life activities: (1) self-care, (2) understanding and use of language, (3) learning, (4) mobility, (5) self-direction, or (6) capacity for independent living. The functional impairments must have been diagnosed before age 22 and be expected to continue indefinitely.