Tuesday, January 19, 2010

First Steps Public Comments

FV Indiana encourages thoes making written comments to send a copy of the comments to U.S. Department of Education, OSERS Office of Special Education Programs, ruth.ryder@ed.gov


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND COMMENT PERIOD
INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES EDUCATION ACT, PART C
OMB NO. 1820-0550
The State of Indiana is accepting public comment on proposed revisions to the Individuals with Disabilities Act, Part C Cost Participation Procedures, to allow the option to suspend services for families with a past due amount of 60 days or more.
On January 20, 2010 at 10:00 A.M. and on February 15, 2010 at 3:00 P.M., public hearings will be held. Oral testimony will be limited to 10 minutes per person, to allow sufficient time for all interested parties to speak. If special accommodations are needed, please contact Cathy Robinson at: Cathy.Robinson@fssa.IN.gov or (317) 233-6094.
These hearings will be held at:
Indiana Government Center South (IGCS) Auditorium
402 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Proposed revisions are on file with the Bureau of Child Development Services (BCDS) and may be viewed at http://www.in.gov/fssa/ddrs/2821.htm.
Interested parties unable to attend the hearing may submit written comments until February 22, 2010 (postmark or E-Mail date). When sending in a comment, please include your name, title, mailing address, specific concerns, and recommended actions to be taken. Please send comments to:
First Steps Early Intervention System, Bureau of Child Development Services
402 W. Washington St., Room W-364, MS-51
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Attn: FS Cost Participation
Or by E-Mail to firststepsweb@fssa.in.gov.

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