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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How do I know my child can get their needs met at this program?

A: We serve all children between ages 5 through 18 years old who present with a mental health diagnosis. Some examples are: Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Asperger's Disorder, Autism Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), Tourette Syndrome, Depression, Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression), and Schizophrenia. You may click on each underlined diagnosis to read more information about it from WebMD. We also have links to these diagnoses as defined by the Mayo Clinic.

Q: Can I come in and meet with someone and have a tour?

A: Yes, you can. We ask that you schedule a tour with our Intake Department. Tours are scheduled after program hours due to the HIPPA/Confidentiality of other clients and families.

Q: Can I come in and sit in on a group meeting or class?

A: No, LifeSpan is a Mental Health Agency and we abide by the HIPPA Standards. This means LifeSpan protects the confidentiality of the individuals that are enrolled in the program.

Q: How do I know if my insurance is covered under your program?

A: During the initial screening, the Intake Department will take your insurance information. We will check eligibility and share the information with you prior to setting up an assessment. LifeSpan accepts county contracts, Medical Assistance, and pre-paid plans with mental health benefits. In addition, we accept several HMO and Private Insurance which include, but are not limited to the following: Health Partners, Medica, Blue Plus, UCare, MHP, Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Preferred One.

Q: What do I do if my insurance will not cover your program?

A: If you have a representative from your county or school district, you may want to engage them for options. If you do not have representation, please contact our Intake Department. We may have other alternatives for you.

Q: What type of supplies does my child need to bring with them to program?

A: Although it is not required, children may bring a notebook and a couple of pens and pencils. We encourage clients to bring minimal personal items to program.

Q: Does LifeSpan provide transportation for my child?

A: Most clients are transported by their home school district. LifeSpan may also provide transportation to eligible clients.

Program Locations For a referral or more information, call (952) 562-8500.
Burnsville, MN
12425 River Ridge Blvd., Suite 200
Burnsville, MN 55337-1609
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Phone: (952) 562-8500
(952) 562-8500