§ 6400.1. Introduction.
This chapter is based on the principle of integration and the right of the individual with an intellectual disability or autism to live a life which is as close as possible in all aspects to the life which any member of the community might choose. For the individual with an intellectual disability or autism who requires a residential service, the design of the service shall be made with the individuals unique needs in mind so that the service will facilitate the individuals ongoing growth and development.
The provisions of this § 6400.1 amended under sections 201(2), 403(b), 403.1(a) and (b), Articles IX and X of the Human Services Code (62 P.S. § § 201(2), 403(b), 403.1(a) and (b) and 901922 and 10011088); and section 201(2) of the Mental Health and Intellectual Disability Act of 1966 (50 P.S. § 4201(2)).
The provisions of this § 6400.1 amended through January 22, 1982, effective March 1, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 384; amended August 9, 1991, effective November 8, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 3595; amended June 17, 2016, effective June 18, 2016, 46 Pa.B. 3177; amended October 4, 2019, effective in 120 days, 49 Pa.B. 5777. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (397758).
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