Special Services

Case Management Services

For adults and children who need help obtaining services, managing schedules, and creating goals, the Burton Center is here to help. A Case Manager is assigned to each individual and checks in on a regular basis. Your Case Manager will help locate and coordinate services to meet your individual needs.

Early Intervention

Early Intervention is a family-focused, in home service for children from birth to age 3. An Early Interventionist helps families understand their child’s development and gives specific training to address areas of delay. Case Management is provided in accordance with an Individualized Family Service Plan. DDSN’s Early Intervention program serves children and families, some of whom are eligible for Baby Net in their own home or in the child’s natural environment.

Family Support Services

With support in the home, individuals can often remain at home. Listed below are some of Burton Center's Family Support Services.

Respite Services –provide temporary care to individuals, allowing families or caregivers to handle emergencies and personal situations or take a break. Respite may be provided in the individual/family home, a qualified caregiver’s home, regional center or other locations.

Financial Assistance – is available to help individuals/families afford the cost of care for an individual in their own home. Funds are available for transportation, specialized equipment, child care, recreation and other needs.

Individualized Summer Services – provide financial assistance for families whose family members with a disability attend activities selected by the person or the parents. Participants attend various types of summer activities, from traditional camps to highly individualized services and activities.

Summer Camps –provide supervised recreational activities for children and adults. Day camps and residential camps are available.

Genetic Evaluation, Treatment, and Counseling – are available to families in which a developmental disability has occurred and to families at risk of having a child with a disability or a special need. Emphasis is on preventing disabilities, when possible.