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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 22. Social Services
Agency 45. Department For The Blind And Vision Impaired
Chapter 70. Regulations Governing the Provision of Rehabilitation Teaching and Independent Living Services

22VAC45-70-70. Scope of rehabilitation teaching and independent living services.

Services provided through the rehabilitation teaching and independent living program may include:

1. Counseling to determine the individual's need for specific rehabilitation teaching and independent living services.

2. Referral to and information regarding resources and programs, internal and external to DBVI, which might benefit the individual.

3. Counseling to assist the individual to cope with vision loss.

4. Provision of low vision services in accordance with the Regulations Governing Low Vision, 22VAC45-110.

5. Instruction in the following areas:

a. Personal management skills or activities of daily living;

b. Home management skills;

c. Communication skills, including reading and writing braille, typing, script writing, and use of electronic equipment and technology;

d. Other appropriate adaptive coping skills to facilitate leisure and recreational activities; and

e. Information and instruction in the acquisition of and use of adaptive equipment.

Statutory Authority

§ 51.5-65 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR670-03-3 § 4.2, eff. August 3, 1988; amended, Virginia Register Volume 6, Issue 11, eff. March 28, 1990; Volume 18, Issue 11, eff. March 13, 2002; Volume 38, Issue 11, eff. February 16, 2022.

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