SECTION .0200 ‑ ADULT DEVELOPMENTAL vocational PROGRAMS (ADVP) FOR INDIVIDUALS with developmental disabilities



(a)  Definition.

(1)           Primary Service.  An adult developmental vocational program (ADVP) is a day program which provides organized developmental activities for adults with developmental disabilities to prepare the individual to live as independently as possible.  An ADVP provides opportunities for the client's enjoyment of leisure activities and the development of community living skills, vocational adjustment, work activity training, and personal skill development.  Support services to families, and consultation with other involved agencies, is important to the client's continuing adjustment and his ability to move to other programs oriented towards higher levels of functioning.

(2)           Components.  None;

(3)           Resource Items.  None;

(4)           Target Population:

(A)          individuals who are substantially mentally retarded;

(B)          individuals who are severely physically disabled.

(C)          Individuals who have been in an ADVP continuously from a date prior to January 1, 1975 and are currently receiving ADVP grant‑in‑aid.

(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 .0241 Eff. July 1, 1983;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1984;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. June 25, 2016.