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Combined Manual


GLOSSARY: LEARNING...

ISSUE DATE: 12/2014
Revision #6

LEARNING DISABLED
MFIP, DWP : A disorder in 1 or more of the psychological processes involved in perceiving, understanding, or using concepts through verbal language or non-verbal means. It does not include learning problems that are primarily the result of visual, hearing, or motor disabilities; of developmental disability; of emotional disturbance; or of environmental, cultural, or economic disadvantage. The disability must severely limit the person’s ability to obtain, perform, or maintain suitable employment.

SNAP, GA, GRH : A disorder in 1 or more of the psychological processes involved in perceiving, understanding, or using concepts through verbal language or non-verbal means. It does not include learning problems that are primarily the result of visual, hearing, or motor disabilities; of developmental disability; of emotional disturbance; or of environmental, cultural, or economic disadvantage.

LEGAL CUSTODIAN

MFIP, DWP : A person under legal obligation to provide care for and who is in fact providing care for a minor. For a Native American child, any Native American person who has legal custody of a Native American child under tribal law or custom, under state law, or to whom temporary physical care, custody, and control has been transferred by the parent of the child. If assistance is being requested for the MINOR CHILD, this person meets the definition of CAREGIVER in 0002.09 (Glossary: Calendar Month...).

LEGAL GUARDIAN

“Legal guardian” or “guardian” is a person appointed by a parent's will or by the court to have the powers and responsibilities of a parent, except that the guardian is not legally obligated to provide support for the ward out of the guardian's own funds. If assistance is being requested for the MINOR CHILD, this person meets the definition of CAREGIVER in 0002.09 (Glossary: Calendar Month...).

LEP

See LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENCY (LEP) below.

LICENSED MOTOR VEHICLE

A MOTOR VEHICLE legally permitted to use the streets and highways.

LICENSED PHYSICIAN

A person licensed to practice medicine under Minnesota state statutes.

LIEN

A legal claim against property for the satisfaction of a debt. The lien is paid off at the time the property is sold.

LIFE ESTATE

Ownership allowing the occupancy and use of real estate during a person's lifetime. Life estates are REAL PROPERTY. Establishing a life estate is a TRANSFER.

LIHEAP

See LOW INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LIHEAP) below.

LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENCY (LEP)

Unable to speak, read, write, or understand the English language well enough to allow a person to interact effectively with health care, social services, or other providers.

LIQUID ASSETS

Cash or property (such as stocks or bonds) easily converted to cash. Consider the amount of money from child support payments in a Stored Value Card as liquid assets. See STORED VALUE CARD in 0002.63 (Glossary : Special Diet).

LITERACY TRAINING PROGRAM

GA : A program for GA clients who lack formal education or job skills. The program must assess reading level, learning disabilities, reading potential, and vocational and occupational interests, and must teach language and reading skills needed for job performance.

LOCAL LABOR MARKET

A geographic area no more than 2 hours round trip from a person's home in which the person must search for SUITABLE EMPLOYMENT.

LONG TERM CARE FACILITY (LTCF)

A place such as a skilled nursing facility (SNF), intermediate care facility for people with developmental disabilities (ICF/DD), medical hospital, MA-covered bed in a psychiatric in-patient hospital or a SNF that is also an Institution for Mental Diseases (IMD), where a person resides or is expected to reside for 30 days or longer. Group Residential Housing (GRH) and assisted living facilities are not long-term care facilities. See the Insurance Affordability Programs/Health Care Manuals.

LONG TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENT

A person living in a LONG TERM CARE FACILITY.

LOW INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LIHEAP)

A program that helps low income people pay heating costs, resolve heating related emergency crises, and reduce home energy consumption through conservation and weatherization activities.

LPR

See LAWFUL PERMANENT RESIDENT (LPR) in 0002.35 (Glossary: Inventory...).

LTCF

See LONG TERM CARE FACILITY above.

LTR

See LAWFUL TEMPORARY RESIDENT in 0002.35 (Glossary: Inventory...).


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