24:05:27:22. Occupational therapy defined. Occupational therapy, as a related service, includes:
(1) Improving, developing, or restoring functions impaired or lost through illness, injury, or deprivation;
(2) Improving ability to perform tasks for independent functioning if functions are impaired or lost; and
(3) Preventing, through early intervention, initial or further impairment or loss of function.
Source: 23 SDR 139, effective March 10, 1997; 33 SDR 236, effective July 5, 2007.
General Authority: SDCL 13-37-1.1.
Law Implemented: SDCL 13-37-1.1.
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