As used in sections 3304.11 to 3304.27, inclusive, of the Revised Code:
(A) "Handicapped person" or "disabled person" means any person with a physical or mental disability which is a substantial handicap to employment and which is of a nature that vocational rehabilitation services may reasonably be expected to render him fit to engage in a gainful occupation consistent with his capacities and abilities, and any person with a physical or mental disability that constitutes a substantial handicap to employment for whom vocational rehabilitation services are necessary to determine his rehabilitation potential.
(B) "Physical or mental disability" means a physical or mental condition that materially limits, contributes to limiting or, if not corrected, will probably result in limiting a person's activities or functioning.
(C) "Substantial handicap to employment" means a physical or mental disability that impedes a person's occupational performance, by preventing his obtaining, retaining, or preparing for a gainful occupation consistent with his capacities and abilities.
(D) "Vocational rehabilitation" and "vocational rehabilitation services" means any activity or service calculated to enable a handicapped person or groups of handicapped persons to engage in gainful occupation and includes, but is not limited to, medical and vocational evaluation, including diagnostic and related services, vocational counseling, guidance and placement, including follow-up services, rehabilitation training, including books and other training materials, physical restoration, recruitment and training services designed to provide handicapped persons with new employment opportunities, maintenance, occupational tools, equipment, supplies, transportation, services to families of handicapped persons which contribute substantially to the rehabilitation of these persons, and any other goods or service necessary to render a handicapped person employable.
(E) "Establishment of a rehabilitation facility" means the expansion, remodeling, or alteration of an existing building, which is necessary to adapt or to increase the effectiveness of that building for rehabilitation facility purposes, the acquisition of equipment for these purposes, and the initial staffing.
(F) "Construction" means the construction of new buildings, acquisition of land or existing buildings and their expansion, remodeling, alteration and renovation, and the initial staffing and equipment of any new, newly acquired, expanded, remodeled, altered or renovated buildings.
(G) "Physical restoration services" means those services which are necessary to correct or substantially modify within a reasonable period of time a physical or mental condition which is stable or slowly progressive.
(H) "Occupational license" means any license, permit, or other written authority required by any governmental unit in order to engage in any occupation or business.
(I) "Maintenance" means money payments to disabled persons who need financial assistance for their subsistence during their vocational rehabilitation.
Effective Date: 09-09-1970