Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 112 Part 5.djvu/876

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112 STAT. 3634 PUBLIC LAW 105-394—NOV. 13, 1998 funding under the Tribally Controlled Community College Assistance Act of 1978 (25 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.). (11) PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY SERVICES.— The term "protection and advocacy services" means services that— (A) are described in part C of the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act (42 U.S.C. 6041 et seq.), the Protection and Advocacy for Mentally 111 Individuals Act of 1986 (42 U.S.C. 10801 et seq.), or section 509 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; and (B) assist individuals with disabilities with respect to assistive technology devices and assistive technology services. (12) SECRETARY.— The term "Secretary" means the Secretary of Education. (13) STATE. — (A) IN GENERAL.— Except as provided in subparagraph (B) and section 302, the term "State" means each of the several States of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. (B) OUTLYING AREAS.—In sections 101(c) and- 102(b): (i) OUTLYING AREA.— The term "outlying area" means the United States Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. (ii) STATE.— The term "State" does not include the United States Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. (14) TARGETED INDIVIDUALS.— The term "targeted individuals" means— (A) individuals with disabilities of all ages and their family members, guardians, advocates, and authorized representatives; (B) individuals who work for public or private entities (including insurers or managed care providers), that have contact with individuals with disabilities; (C) educators and related services personnel; (D) technology experts (including engineers); (E) health and allied health professionals; (F) employers; and (G) other appropriate individuals and entities. (15) TECHNOLOGY-RELATED ASSISTANCE. —The term "technology-related assistance" means assistance provided through capacity building and advocacy activities that accomplish the purposes described in any of subparagraphs (A) through (K) of section 2(b)(1). (16) UNDERREPRESENTED POPULATION. — The term "underrepresented population" means a population that is typically underrepresented in service provision, and includes populations such as persons who have low-incidence disabilities, persons who are minorities, poor persons, persons with limited-English proficiency, older individuals, or persons from rural areas. (17) UNIVERSAL DESIGN. — The term "imiversal design" means a concept or philosophy for designing and delivering products and services that are usable by people with the widest