Developmental Disability

Albany Location

315 4th Ave SW
Albany, OR 97321
(541) 967-3890

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Linn County Developmental Disability programs offer a wide range of services to support individuals in our local community. We respect diverse family cultures, honor individual lifestyle choices and are committed to a proactive team approach.

Developmental disabilities are a disability diagnosed as a mental or physical condition or a combination of mental and physical conditions resulting in significant impairments to daily functioning. The disability:

  • Must have its origin in the brain
  • Must be established prior to the age of 22, or in the case of intellectual disability the condition must be determined before 18 years of age
  • Must be expected to last indefinitely
  • Must result in significant impairments in at least two areas of daily functioning:
    • self care
    • communication
    • cognition
    • mobility
    • self direction
    • capacity for independent living and economic self sufficiency
  • The impairments must not be primarily related to: mental illness, substance abuse, an emotional disorder, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), a learning disability or sensory impairment

The most common developmental disabilities include: intellectual disability, Down syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, and fetal alcohol effect or fetal alcohol syndrome.





Main Office   view map
Linn County Annex
315 4th Ave SW, 1st Floor
PO Box 100
Albany, OR 97321

Telephone: 541-967-3890
Toll free: 1-800-304-7468
FAX: 541-924-6905
TTY/TTD: 1-800-735-2900


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