TYPE OF FOSTER CARE:
Child Developmental Homes (CDH)
Child Developmental Foster Homes cares for individuals with developmental disabilities, ages 0 to 18 years, who have been diagnosed with a developmental disability. Developmental disabilities are characterized as having one or a component of the four primary disabilities: Intellectual Disability, Epilepsy, Autism or Cerebral Palsy. Children with developmental disabilities commonly experience delays and limitations in learning, language, self-care, mobility and independent functioning.
Foster homes caring for youth with developmental disabilities are required to have advanced training to ensure the family can meet their children’s developmental care needs. A CDH foster family will need to have the skills, supervision and commitment to support the children with their developmental needs and growth
Below you find a list of agencies that specialize in Child Developmental Homes (CDH).