(1) Independent living services may be provided to a person with severe disabilities if:
(a) the person's ability to function independently in the community is limited by the severity of the disability; and
(b) the department determines that there is a reasonable expectation that the person will benefit from independent living services.
(2) Persons with severe disabilities not receiving other vocational and rehabilitation services provided by the department have priority for services provided under this program.
(3) The person's financial needs in relation to the costs of services will be determined as provided in ARM 37.30.401 through 37.30.411.
(4) "Person with a severe disability" means a person whose ability to function independently in family or community or whose ability to engage or continue in employment is so limited by the severity of a disability that independent living rehabilitation services are required in order to achieve a greater level of independence in functioning in family or community or engaging or continuing in employment.