Services for People with Intellectual Disability

South Carolina

~~“All three of the conditions listed below must be met. (The presence of one condition alone before 22 years of age is not sufficient to make a diagnosis of intellectual disability)
•significantly below-average intellectual functioning (a valid IQ of approximately 70 or below as determined by IQ tests for children and adults and a clinical judgment for infants)
•concurrent deficits in adaptive functioning (how effectively an individual copes with common life demands for his or her age and cultural group) in at least two areas: communication, self-care, home living, social/interpersonal skills, use of community resources, self-direction (e.g., ability to make decisions, seek assistance), functional academic skills, work, leisure, health and safety. Adaptive functioning refers to how well an individual copes with common life demands
•onset of these conditions before 22 years of age….
DAY SERVICES FOR ADULTS:
•supported employment services
•pre-vocational, habilitation or rehabilitation support services
•mobile work crews or enclaves”
 

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Policy
Systems: 
  • Other
Topics: 
  • Segregated Day & Employment Services
Other: 
  • Department of Disabilities and Special Needs
Date Enacted: 
08/14/2018
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