Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 114 Part 3.djvu/586

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114 STAT. 1684 PUBLIC LAW 106-402—OCT. 30, 2000 (ii) is manifested before the individual attains age 22; (iii) is likely to continue indefinitely; (iv) results in substantial functional limitations in 3 or more of the following areas of major life activity: (I) Self-care. (II) Receptive and expressive Isinguage. (III) Learning. (IV) Mobility. (V) Self-direction. (VI) Capacity for independent living. (VII) Economic self-sufficiency; and (v) reflects the individugd's need for a combination and sequence of special, interdisciplinary, or generic services, individualized supports, or other forms of assistance that are of lifelong or extended duration and are individually planned and coordinated. (B) INFANTS AND YOUNG CHiLDREN.An individual from birth to age 9, inclusive, who has a substantial developmental delay or specific congenital or acquired condition, may be considered to have a developmental disability without meeting 3 or more of the criteria described in clauses (i) through (v) of subparagraph (A) if the individual, without services and supports, has a high probability of meeting those criteria later in life. (9) EARLY INTERVENTION ACTIVITIES.— The term "early intervention activities" means advocacy, capacity building, and systemic change activities provided to individuals described in paragraph (8)(B) and their families to enhance— (A) the development of the individusds to maximize their potential; and (B) the capacity of families to meet the special needs of the individuals. (10) EDUCATION ACTIVITIES. —The term "education activities" means advocacy, capacity building, and systemic change activities that result in individuals with developmental disabilities being able to access appropriate supports and modifications when necessary, to maximize their educational potential, to benefit from lifelong educational activities, and to be integrated and included in all facets of student life. (11) EMPLOYMENT-RELATED ACTIVITIES.— The term "employ- ment-related activities" means advocacy, capacity building, and systemic change activities that result in individuals with developmental disabilities acquiring, retaining, or advancing in paid employment, including supported employment or self- employment, in integrated settings in a community. (12) FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES.— (A) IN GENERAL. — The term "family support services" means services, supports, and other assistance, provided to families with members who have developmental disabilities, that are designed to— (i) strengthen the family's role as primary caregiver; (ii) prevent inappropriate out-of-the-home placement of the members and maintain family unity; and (iii) reunite families with members who have been placed out of the home whenever possible.