WVU flying WV CED
Annual Report JULY 1, 2017 - JUNE 30, 2018
80 Employees
146
Student
Trainees
7
Programs
+
5
Clinics
=
8,520
Clients
Served
Statewide
Budget Total =
$7,239,361
New Awards =
$619,347
4
Areas of
Emphasis

Access to
Quality Health
Care
Employment

Health
&
Wellness
Transitions
73
Research
Activities
Conducted
12,539
Participants
Trained
152,717
Products
Disseminated

BUILDING SYSTEMS

  • Worked with partners to address ongoing needs of West Virginians with disabilities who remained without shelter and other needs after floods
  • Established a workgroup for autism services in West Virginia
  • Began service coordination resources for pediatric health care services
  • Developed online data system (CODA) to better track services and supports provided by CED and coordinate services
  • Started transitioning academic offerings to online formats
  • Assistive technology kits were distributed to 102 schools in WV

LAUNCHING NEW PROGRAMMING

AUTISM SERVICES

New therapist for autism services was hired and launched social skills groups, individualized parent trainings and webinars.

FAMILY TO FAMILY HEALTH INFORMATION CENTER

Funded to develop a family-staffed organization that assist families of children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) and the professionals who serve them.

HEALTH PROFESSIONALS DISABILITY & DIVERSITY FELLOWSHIP

Developed a medical student externship to increase knowledge of disability, disability services and health care considerations for individuals with disabilities.

MUSIC THERAPY

Launched DreamCatchers a music therapy and musical theatre program for children of all abilities. Provided music therapy through individual and groups to children and adults.

PARTNERS IN HEALTH

Partnership with Partners In Health on the Accountable Healthy Communities Project to hire patient navigators that work with families to improve access to social service barriers (transportation, housing, utilities, food insecurity, and interpersonal violence).

TBI MENTOR PROGRAM

Funded to be a mentoring state to maintain and expand West Virginia’s infrastructure, mentor other state grantees, and work with ACL to improve the national impact of the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) program.