SECTION .0500 ‑ DEVELOPMENTAL DAY Services FOR CHILDREN
with or at risk for developmental delay, developmental diabilities or atypical
10A NCAC 27B .0501 DEFINITION AND GOALS
(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
(2) Components. None;
(3) Resource Items. None;
(4) Target Population.
(A) Moderately, severely or profoundly retarded
(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
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.