IDD Transition Support Team

The purpose of the IDD Transition Support Team is to provide medical, behavioral, and psychiatric support to: 

  • Local Intellectual and Developmental Disability Authorities (LIDDAs)
  • Home and Community-based Services (HCS) program providers
  • Texas Home Living (TxHML) program providers
  • Licensed Mental Health Authority (LLMHA) / Licensed Behavioral Health Authority (LBHA) services
  • Community Living Assistance Support Services (CLASS)
  • Deaf Blind with Multiple Disabilities (DBMD)
  • Any other professionals who are working with people with ID/DD

Our team aims to prevent institutionalization by providing medical, psychiatric, and behavioral support from several disciplines of person-centered care. 

  1. Emily Roman, LMSW

    Transition Support Team Manager

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Operating out of Bexar County, the AACOG IDD Transition Support Team serves residents in Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Blanco, Calhoun, Comal, Dewitt, DImmit, Edwards, Frio, Gillespie, Goliad, Hays, Jackson, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Kinney, La Salle, Lavaca, Llano, Mason, Maverick, McMullen, Medina, Menard, Real, Refugion, Schleicher, Sutton, Uvalde, Val Verde, Victoria, Wilson, and Zavala counties.

Responsibilities of the TST

Responsibilities of the TST include increasing the expertise of those that support people with IDD while maintaining the least restrictive community environment. 

Case-Specific Peer Review

Within 3 business days, the TST will begin the process of acknowledging receipt of the request. The multidisciplinary team will provide recommendations, a written report with follow-up instructions, and will offer continued support. 

Educational Activities

Educational Activities provided by the TST are centered around medical, behavioral, and psychiatric topics which are often based on requests by community members. 

Technical Assistance

The TST provides professional assistance with individualized recommendations on disorders and diseases using best practices and evidence-based findings.