Family Voices recognizes that our members have been actively involved in the Article 7 revision process. In an effort to continue that process, we would like to provide an update. On Wednesday, June 4 th, the State Board of Education voted unanimously to accept the proposed changes as submitted by the Division of Exceptional Learners. You can view this meeting via streaming video online . The section where the vote and discussion takes place starts at 158:00. Of note is reference to some minor technical amendments and technical clarification that were also passed. These will slightly change the language of any copies you may have of the proposed rule. The Division of Exceptional Learners staff has graciously provided an electronic copy of the Amendments to Family Voices it will be placed in the group files section. Also of note: Board Member Todd Huston indicated that he would like the issues of the BSEA and parental consent to be reviewed one year from now to see how these
Family Voices Indiana is a family-led organization that provides information, education, training, outreach, and peer support to families of children and youth with special health care needs and the professionals who serve them.