3/14/2012

Effective January 1, 2012, the Department of Human Services and all Illinois state agencies were required by Public Act 097-0227 to change terminology in rules, policies, procedures, etc.:

  1. "Mentally retarded" must be "intellectually disabled."
  2. "Mental retardation" must be "intellectual disability."
  3. "Qualified Mental Retardation Professional (QMRP)" or "Qualified Support Professional (QSP)" must be "Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP)."

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