SECTION .0300 ‑ SCOPE AND NATURE OF SERVICES
10A NCAC 89C .0301 SCOPE; EVALUATION OF REHABILITATION POTENTIAL
(a) Pursuant to 34 C.F.R. 361.42(b), the Rules in this Section set forth the scope and nature of services provided by the Division that are required under 34 C.F.R. 361.42(a).
(b) Each applicant's rehabilitation potential shall be assessed through a diagnostic study. The assessment will consist of an evaluation, as appropriate, of pertinent medical, social, psychological, educational, and vocational factors and will serve as a basis for determining eligibility, ineligibility, the scope of services necessary for an eligible individual's rehabilitation, or the need for extended evaluation. Services under a plan of extended evaluation shall be provided only in those instances where there is a physical or mental disability that constitutes or results in a substantial handicap to employment for an individual, but there is an inability to determine that vocational rehabilitation services will benefit the individual in terms of employment. Services under a plan of extended evaluation may be provided for only 18 months.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143‑546; 143B‑10(j); 34 C.F.R. 361.42;
Eff. February 1, 1976;
Amended Eff. May 1, 1990; October 20, 1979l;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 1, 2016.