10A ncac 63F .0109        INTERPRETER SERVICES

The Division shall provide sign language interpreter services for deaf and hard of hearing consumers and foreign language interpreter services for consumers for whom English is not their native language as follows:

(1)           Interpreter service shall be provided to consumers to enable them to participate in an assessment or as part of the services identified on the Individualized Plan for Employment as required for the consumer to achieve the stated employment outcome.

(2)           The authorization for services shall be issued by the Division to the interpreter and the interpreter will bill the Division for services rendered based upon an agreed to number of hours, competence, and certification.

(3)           The Division shall obtain the services of interpreters who can meet the needs of the consumer.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 111‑28; 34 C.F.R. 361.48(j);

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. November 16, 1977;

Amended Eff. August 1, 2002; February 1, 1982;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. November 23, 2015.