As used in ORS 185.110 to 185.230, unless the context requires otherwise:
(1) “Advocate self-help group” means any organized group of individuals with disabilities who have joined together for purposes of informing the public of their needs and obtaining resources, services and benefits for their membership.
(2) “Consumer” means an individual with a disability, or a parent or legal guardian, other than the State of Oregon, of an individual with a disability, who utilizes the services made available by public and private organizations which serve individuals with disabilities.
(3) “Individual with a disability” means anyone who:
(a) Has a physical or mental impairment which substantially limits one or more of the individual’s major life activities;
(b) Has a record of such impairment; or
(c) Is regarded as having such an impairment.
(4) “Sign language interpreter” means a person who is readily able to communicate with a person who is hard of hearing, translate proceedings or conversations and accurately repeat and translate the statements of a person who is hard of hearing. [1983 c.726 §1; 1989 c.224 §15; 1991 c.365 §1; 2005 c.663 §13; 2007 c.70 §49]Section: Previous 185.005 185.010 185.015 185.020 185.025 185.110 185.120 185.130 185.140 185.150 185.155 185.160 185.165 185.170 185.180 Next
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