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ReBAR Adult Foster Care Assessments
SNAP Assessment
Supports Intensity Scale

The Supports Intensity Scale (SIS) evaluates practical support requirements of a person with an intellectual disability through a positive and thorough interview process. Learn more about SIS:


ReBAR -- Restructuring Budgets, Assessments and Rates -- in part, provides for assessment of an individual’s support needs to determine how their service rates are calculated.

Between July 2011 and June 2013, assessments will be completed for the remaining majority of individuals in the DD Comprehensive Services System, including Adult Foster Care. The Adult Foster Care (AFC) assessments will be conducted over the period August 2011 through December 2012.

Learn what to expect

Download the Adult Foster Care Assessments guide. The guide provides details about the assessment process and how you can prepare, including:

  • AFC Assessments and Service Rate Adjustments
  • When and How the Assessments will occur
  • Steps to Schedule an Assessment
  • Who attends Assessment Interviews
  • How much time the Assessment will take, and
  • Who Schedules the Assessments
  • What Happens During a SIS Assessment

The Foster Care provider must bring specific information about the Individual to the assessment.

Other resources

To better understand participant roles and help ensure a successful assessment, please review these additional resources:

In addition, the Consumer/Self-Advocate Handbook is specifically designed for the person who will receive the assessment and will help them understand the process. Please share this book​let with the individual who is going to receive the assessment so that he or she can be prepared for the assessment interview.


Visit the ReBAR Website for more information about the overall ReBAR project. ​​​​​