SECTION .0500 ‑ DEVELOPMENTAL DAY Services FOR CHILDREN with or at risk for developmental delay, developmental diabilities or atypical development

Link to law: http://reports.oah.state.nc.us/ncac/title 10a - health and human services/chapter 27 - mental health, community facilities and services/subchapter b/10a ncac 27b .0501.html
Published: 2015

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SECTION .0500 ‑ DEVELOPMENTAL DAY Services FOR CHILDREN

with or at risk for developmental delay, developmental diabilities or atypical

development

 

10A NCAC 27B .0501       DEFINITION AND GOALS

(a)  Definition.

(1)           Primary Service.  Developmental day centers

are specialized child care centers providing habilitative programming for

mentally retarded children on a regularly scheduled, but less than a 24 hour

per day, basis. Services are designed to meet the developmental needs of

preschool children such as self‑help, fine and gross motor, language and

communication, cognitive and social skills, in order to facilitate their

functioning in a less restrictive environment and to meet child care needs of

families;

(2)           Components.  None;

(3)           Resource Items.  None;

(4)           Target Population.

(A)          Moderately, severely or profoundly retarded

preschool children.

(B)          Infants at high risk for mental retardation.

(C)          Preschoolers who are mildly mentally retarded or who

are otherwise developmentally disabled.

(D)          Preschool children are those under the age of five

or who turn five after October 15 of the funding year.

(b)  This service may be directed toward the goals of:

(1)           personal self‑sufficiency;

(2)           preventing or remedying abuse, neglect, or

exploitation of children or adults unable to protect their own interests;

(3)           preventing or reducing inappropriate

institutional care.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B‑10; 143B‑147;

Eff. March 1, 1983;

Transferred from T10.43D .0242 Eff. July 1, 1983;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1984.