Bobby Dodd Institute (BDI) provides Family Support Services in partnership with the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD). They assist individuals from the Intellectual Disability (ID) and Development Disability (DD) population with promoting their overall quality of life.
Together, REACH AKG and BDI offer a complete community-based system of services to support parents and caregivers of individuals with disabilities.
Through our partnership, REACH AKG and BDI continue to connect local families with state and federal resources, as well as intensive hands-on supports for families in need.
Respite care is designed to give caretakers a break for a limited period of time.
Skilled nursing provides in-home nursing and therapy care that is safely and effectively performed by or under the supervision of professionals or technical personnel.
Instrumental activities of daily living (IADL) allow individuals to live more independent, both at home and in the community.
Parent/family training provide guidance and resources for parents and families of individuals with disabilities.
Behavioral consultation and support services provide supports to people needing behavioral, social or emotional development.
Financial and life planning offers strategies, tips, and resources regarding effective budgeting planning, understanding of trusts, and understanding of the process of planning for the future.
Community living supports offers both one-on-one and group in home assistance with activities of daily living.
Community access is designed to help individuals integrate into the community by helping them develop the skills they need.
Community support and resources provides individualized resource assistance and information (i.e., referrals to community services for food, housing, clothing, furniture, childcare, schools, summer camp programs, holiday programs, prescriptions, etc.).
Recreation/social community integration activities include going to the movies, ten pin bowling, barbecues and park visits, visiting local tourist attractions, out of town holidays, fishing, games, cooking, craft, pub outings and access to live music, dancing and drama.
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