WAC 67-25-183

WAC Caption: 
Eligibility - Criteria for categorization of significance of disability
 
Change Year: 
2018
 
Public Comment Period: 
05/30/2018 to 07/01/2018
 
WAC Change Summary: 

Changed criteria to only two categories, both requiring extensive servies: Significant = 1 or more functional limitations; most significant = 3 or more

WAC Proposed Text: 

(1) An individual with a most significant disability is an individual who:

(a) Has a severe physical or mental impairment that seriously limits three or more functional capacities (such as mobility, communication, self-care, self-direction, interpersonal skills, work tolerance, or work skills) in terms of an employment outcome; and

(b) Whose vocational rehabilitation can be expected to require multiple vocational rehabilitation services over an extended period of time.

(2) An individual with a significant disability is an individual who:

(a) Has a severe physical or mental impairment that seriously limits one or more functional capacities (such as mobility, communication, self-care, self-direction, interpersonal skills, work tolerance, or work skills) in terms of an employment outcome; and

(b) Whose vocational rehabilitation can be expected to require multiple vocational rehabilitation services over an extended period of time.

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