We hope that many of you took the opportunity to share your comments regarding changes to First Steps at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you still have concerns regarding these changes, Family Voices suggests that you contact your state legislators. You can find that information here: http://www.in.gov/legislative/legislators/ DDRS released this notice regarding changes to First Steps on Oct 1: First Steps The Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS) is responsible not only for meeting the financial obligations of the First Steps program today, but for supporting an early intervention system that is sustainable for future generations. With this in mind, DDRS looked closely at the First Steps program to determine where reasonable budget adjustments could be made and to identify potential sources of additional program revenue. The resulting changes are aimed at increasing accountability and improving communication among providers and families, while maintaining a system
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