To receive services from Mountain Lake Services, one must be deemed eligible for services provided by OPWDD. This is determined by a regional eligibility committee.
To qualify for OPWDD services, one must have a qualifying diagnosis, an IQ that falls in the disabled range, significant adaptive deficits, and an onset of a disability prior to the age of 22.
Qualifying diagnoses are:
- Mental Retardation
- Cerebral Palsy
- Neurological Impairment
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Autism Spectrum Disorders
A person must score 70 or below to have an IQ in the disabled range.
For further information about OPWDD eligibility or receiving services from Mountain Lake Services, please contact our Clinical Services office at 518-546-3386.