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Care Select community presentations

For Medicaid members in the Aged, Blind and Disabled Categories Community Presentations Representatives from the Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) as well as representatives from Care Management Organizations (CMO) will describe the changes that will take place starting March 2008 that will improve how healthcare needs will be met for this group of Indiana residents. Pick a date when you can be there… February, 4, 2008 3:00 to 4:30 (EST) Jasper Train Depot 201 Mill Street, Jasper February, 5, 2008 9:00 to 10:30 (CST) Evansville Ivy Tech - Room 107 (Use Building Entrance A) 3501 First Avenue, Evansville February, 5, 2008 3:30 to 5:00 (EST) Terre Haute Ivy Tech –Oakley Auditorium 8000 South Education Drive, Terre Haute February, 7, 2008 9:30 to 11:00 (EST) Richmond Ivy Tech - McDaniel Hall Auditorium (Room 1201) 2357 Chester Blvd, Richmond February, 7, 2008 2:00 to 3:30 (EST) Batesville Ivy Tech –Room 131 920 C

Care Select Community Presentations

Representatives from the Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) as well as representatives from Care Management Organizations (CMO) will describe the changes that will take place starting March 2008 that will improve how healthcare needs will be met for this group of Indiana residents. Pick a date when you can be there … Pick a date when you can be there … February, 4, 2008 3:00 to 4:30 (EST) Jasper Train Depot 201 Mill Street, Jasper February, 5, 2008 9:00 to 10:30 (CST) Evansville Ivy Tech - Room 107 (Use Building Entrance A) 3501 First Avenue, Evansville February, 5, 2008 3:30 to 5:00 (EST) Terre Haute Ivy Tech – Oakley Auditorium 8000 South Education Drive, Terre Haute February, 7, 2008 9:30 to 11:00 (EST) Richmond Ivy Tech - McDaniel Hall Auditorium (Room 1201) 2357 Chester Blvd, Richmond February, 7, 2008 2:00 to 3:30 (EST) Batesville Ivy Tech – Room 131 920 County Line Rd, Batesville February 11, 2008 10:00 to 11:30 (EST) Fort Wayne Ivy Tech

Article 7 position paper

Family Voices Indiana is a coalition of individual families, local support groups and parent leaders from throughout Indiana and across the disability spectrum. It is dedicated to ensuring that the perspective of individuals with special needs and their families is clearly heard and a critical part of all policy and procedure decisions that impact the systems and services of which they are a part. Family Voices recognizes that each family will have a unique perspective and experience, and it would not be accurate to state that all families share uniform views on Article 7. However, Family Voices has sought input from across our constituency, and this position paper reflects the consensus on these issues. Please find attached a listing of organizations and individuals who have endorsed this position paper as signatories. Article 7 is Indiana's code for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and the current revision process related to the reauthorization of IDEA '04. S

Article 7 position paper-please sign

Family Voices Indiana, http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FVIndiana and http://fvindiana.blogspot.com/, is a coalition of individual families, local support groups and parent leaders from throughout Indiana and across the disability spectrum. Family Voices seeks to ensure that the perspective of individuals with special needs and their families is clearly heard and a critical part of all policy and procedure decisions that impact the systems and services of which they are a part. Therefore, we have focused considerable time and resources on sharing information and opportunities to participate in the Article 7, special education law, reauthorization processes. Reauthorization of IDEA 04 necessitates the reauthorization of Indiana Article 7, it is critical that families understand how changes to IDEA will impact the rights of students and families under special education law. Changes to Article 7 should be evaluated in terms of how they impact students above all other considerations. It is