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Hands On


HandsOn provides quality residential care and day activities for people who are deaf-blind with multiple disabilities including IDD (intellectual developmental disabilities). The services are designed for individualized training that facilitates the acquisition and/or enhancement of skills in communication, personal care, daily living skills, and recreation.  Services are provided in the least restrictive environment while promoting the safety, care and welfare of all participants.

Participants are required to meet the Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) eligibility criteria, that includes a diagnosis of legal blindness, a hearing impairment that affects the speech and a disabling condition that affects independent functioning.  The must also be a legal citizen of the United States and meet the criteria for Medicaid Eligibility.

Mission Road’s HandsOn program serves 24 people. They are full time residents in four of our 20 community homes and participate in an active and engaging day program at Unicorn Centers Monday through Friday of each week.

A long-term care ombudsman helps residents of a nursing facility and residents of an assisted living facility resolve complaints. Help provided by an ombudsman is confidential and free of charge. To speak with an ombudsman, a person may call the toll-free number 1-800-252-2412.


Program Interest Form

If you are interested in one of our services for your loved one, start by contacting AACOG (Alamo Area Council of Governments) to begin the screening and assessment process to determine if your client or loved one qualifies for IDD services. Once this is completed, you can fill out our interest form below and a Mission Road program director will reach out to you to determine which programs might be appropriate and available.
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