Updates from Behavioral Health and Intellectually and Developmental Disabilities around Autism Spectrum Disorder services
Dr Stephen Hall, Commissioner
Stephen R. Hall, Ph.D., Commissioner of the Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities, is a national leader in the area of mental health and developmental disabilities. Before coming to Kentucky, Dr. Hall served as director of the Georgia Office of Developmental Disabilities since 2005. During his tenure, Georgia made significant progress in funding services for individuals with developmental disabilities and in moving people from institutions into the community. As director, Dr. Hall also oversaw Georgia moving to first in the country in a ranking of individuals with developmental disabilities reporting they feel safe in their homes. Dr. Hall is a well-respected leader who has devoted his career to collaborating with and engaging partners to improve services for those with developmental disabilities,” said CHFS Secretary Janie Miller. Hall also has extensive experience in developing programs to promote individual and family self-direction and authority.