Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
12/8/2021

Part IV. Services

22VAC45-70-60. The Individualized Written Rehabilitation Teaching Program (IWRP).

Initial plan development.

1. The IWRP shall specify the rehabilitation teaching services that the consumer and DBVI instructor jointly determine are necessary to raise the level of adaptive coping skills and functional independence.

2. The IWRP shall be initiated after determination of eligibility and periodically updated to include additional rehabilitation teaching services that are needed by the consumer.

3. Rehabilitation teaching services shall be provided in accordance with IWRP.

Statutory Authority

§ 51.5-65 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR670-03-3 § 4.1, eff. August 3, 1988; amended, Virginia Register Volume 6, Issue 11, eff. March 28, 1990; Volume 18, Issue 11, eff. March 13, 2002.

22VAC45-70-70. Scope of rehabilitation teaching services.

Services provided through the rehabilitation teaching services program may include:

1. Counseling to determine the consumer's need for specific rehabilitation teaching services.

2. Referral to and information regarding resources and programs that might benefit the consumer.

3. Counseling to assist the consumer cope with visual loss.

4. Provision of low vision services in accordance with 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, i.e., 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.

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