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GRH BASIS - DD/MI

ISSUE DATE: 08/2015

MFIP, DWP, SNAP, MSA, GA:
No provisions.


GRH:

People have a basis of eligibility for GRH when diagnosed or certified by a qualified professional as having a developmental disability (DD) or as having a mental illness, and their condition limits their ability to work and provide self-support.

For this purpose, developmental disability means a condition that is severe and chronic AND meets ALL of the following conditions:

Is attributable to cerebral palsy, epilepsy, autism, and Prader-Willi syndrome and any other condition other than mental illness or emotional disturbance.

Is found to be closely related to a developmental disability because the condition results in impairment of general intellectual functioning or adaptive behavior similar to that of people with developmental disabilities.

Requires treatment or services similar to that of people with developmental disabilities.

Is manifested before the person reaches 22 years of age.

Is likely to continue indefinitely.

Results in substantial functional limitations in 3 or more of the following areas of major life activity:

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Self-care.

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Understanding and use of language.

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Learning.

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Mobility.

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Self-direction.

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Capacity for independent living.


See 0010.18.05 (Verifying Disability/Incapacity - Cash), 0012.12 (Applying for Other Benefits), 0028.18.03 (Suitable Work/Unsuitable Work). Also see MENTAL ILLNESS in 0002.41 (Glossary: Medically Necessary...).

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