§ 36-581 Definitions
§ 36-582 Residential facilities; zoning; notice; appeal

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 36 > Chapter 5.1 > Article 2

  • Autism: means a condition characterized by severe disorders in communication and behavior resulting in limited ability to communicate, understand, learn and participate in social relationships. See Arizona Laws 36-551
  • Cerebral palsy: means a permanently disabling condition resulting from damage to the developing brain that may occur before, after or during birth and that results in loss or impairment of control over voluntary muscles. See Arizona Laws 36-551
  • Cognitive disability: means a condition that involves subaverage general intellectual functioning, that exists concurrently with deficits in adaptive behavior manifested before the age of eighteen and that is sometimes referred to as intellectual disability. See Arizona Laws 36-551
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Department: means the department of economic security. See Arizona Laws 36-551
  • Developmental disability: means either a strongly demonstrated potential that a child under six years of age has a developmental disability or will develop a developmental disability, as determined by a test performed pursuant to section 36-694 or by other appropriate tests, or a severe, chronic disability that:

    (a) Is attributable to cognitive disability, cerebral palsy, epilepsy or autism. See Arizona Laws 36-551

  • Epilepsy: means a neurological condition characterized by abnormal electrical-chemical discharge in the brain. See Arizona Laws 36-551
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Residential facility: means a home in which persons with developmental disabilities live and that is licensed, operated, supported or supervised by the department. See Arizona Laws 36-581