CLASS believes everyone deserves the opportunity to live a rewarding, fulfilling, and meaningful life, and that having a developmental disability does not diminish the desire or right to pursue this dream, it simply makes the journey more challenging.Read More
Assisting Individuals with Disabilities Along Life’s Journey
Yes, you can hire a friend or family member to help you, as long as that individual can pass all applicable background and driver’s license checks.
For individuals who currently receive CLASS services, you can expect to see your case manager at least once per month. CLASS case managers strive to meet with individuals who receive CLASS services in each area of services received by the individual.
If you are not currently eligible to receive CLASS services because you were placed on the state-wide waiting list, a CLASS case manager will assist you in determining your case management support needs on an individual basis.
In most cases, targeted case management services are billed through the individual’s medical card if the individual is eligible for KanCare.
If the individual does not qualify to receive targeted case management services through her or his medical card, the service cost is determined using a fixed sliding fee scale based on the individual’s income.
A Person-Centered Plan (PCP) is a plan developed by the individual, their family/guardian, friends, support staff, and others that will establish goals for the future. The team gathers assessment information to recommend training areas to improve the skills and knowledge that are necessary to work toward the desired outcomes of the individual’s preferred lifestyle.
CLASS can assist you in determining who to hire to provide your care by advertising for and interviewing job applicants. If you desire, CLASS’ Human Resources department can train you how to do these things so that you can advertise for and interview job applicants yourself.