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Combined Manual


GRH BASIS - GA-RELATED DD/MI

ISSUE DATE: 10/2012
Revision #4

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


GRH:

People have a GRH basis of eligibility when diagnosed or certified by a qualified professional as having developmental disabilities (DD) or as having mental illness, and their condition prevents them from getting or keeping employment.

For this purpose, developmental disabilities 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 developmental disabilities 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 0012.12 (Applying for Other Benefits). Also see MENTAL ILLNESS in 0002.41 (Glossary: Medically Necessary...).


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