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Texas Home Living Waiver: Client Diagnosed with IDD Reaches A Milestone Bookmark

Texas Home Living Waiver: Client Diagnosed with IDD Reaches A Milestone

Eileen is a 24 year-old woman diagnosed with a severe intellectual and developmental disability. Because of her diagnosis, Eileen has had to endure several unique challenges. One challenge in particular has caused Eileen some distress over the years -  not being able to control her urination and defecation, having to wear supportive undergarments since she was an infant. 

 

After two years of hard work and dedication with a team member from the Texas Home Living Waiver Program, Eileen is now able to use the restroom on her own.  She and her mother are excited about reaching this milestone and continue working towards achieving other goals.

Sometimes it takes small steps to reach big goals. We are proud to have worked with Eileen to accomplish this wonderful milestone. 

 

- Deandra Hines, TxHmL Support Services Team Leader 

 

The Texas Home Living Waiver program provides essential services and supports to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who live in their family homes or their own homes. 

 

* The name of the client has been altered to safeguard the client’s privacy. 

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