Although many people in West Virginia may assume that anyone who has a developmental disability wouldn't be able to live without constant care and supervision, there are varying degrees of disabilities and each individual who lives with a disability has his or her own restrictions. Some people are unable to work due to a long-term disability and some are employed. It is when an individual can't work that he or she needs to contact a disability benefits attorney to apply for government benefits.
For the past five years, a program has been helping those with developmental and intellectual disabilities attend classes and receive a true university experience. The program allows those who might not otherwise go to college to audit up to two classes each semester and have a small graduation ceremony separate from the rest of the university, but other than that they are just like other students.
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