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§ 54001. Substantial Disability.

17 CA ADC § 54001BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 17. Public Health
Division 2. Health and Welfare Agency - Department of Developmental Services Regulations
Chapter 3. Community Services
Subchapter 1. General
Article 1. Definitions
17 CCR § 54001
§ 54001. Substantial Disability.
(a) “Substantial disability” means:
(1) A condition which results in major impairment of cognitive and/or social functioning, representing sufficient impairment to require interdisciplinary planning and coordination of special or generic services to assist the individual in achieving maximum potential; and
(2) The existence of significant functional limitations, as determined by the regional center, in three or more of the following areas of major life activity, as appropriate to the person's age:
(A) Receptive and expressive language;
(B) Learning;
(C) Self-care;
(D) Mobility;
(E) Self-direction;
(F) Capacity for independent living;
(G) Economic self-sufficiency.
(b) The assessment of substantial disability shall be made by a group of Regional Center professionals of differing disciplines and shall include consideration of similar qualification appraisals performed by other interdisciplinary bodies of the Department serving the potential client. The group shall include as a minimum a program coordinator, a physician, and a psychologist.
(c) The Regional Center professional group shall consult the potential client, parents, guardians/conservators, educators, advocates, and other client representatives to the extent that they are willing and available to participate in its deliberations and to the extent that the appropriate consent is obtained.
(d) Any reassessment of substantial disability for purposes of continuing eligibility shall utilize the same criteria under which the individual was originally made eligible.
Note: Authority cited: Section 4512, Welfare and Institutions Code. Reference: Section 4512, Welfare and Institutions Code.
HISTORY
1. New section filed 6-24-80; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 80, No. 26).
2. Amendment of section heading, section and Note filed 9-25-2003 as an emergency; operative 9-25-2003 (Register 2003, No. 39). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 1-23-2004 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
3. Amendment of section heading, section and Note refiled 1-23-2004 as an emergency; operative 1-24-2004 (Register 2004, No. 4). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 5-24-2004 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
4. Certificate of Compliance as to 1-23-2004 order, including amendment of subsection (a)(2)(A), transmitted to OAL 3-3-2004 and filed 4-12-2004 (Register 2004, No. 16).
This database is current through 4/9/21 Register 2021, No. 15
17 CCR § 54001, 17 CA ADC § 54001
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