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DDRS policy comment period

Family Voices encourages its members to be involved in public policy at all different levels. This announcement from DDRS requests public input on proposed policies..... this policy refers to a sanctioning committee: "It is the policy of the Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS) to establish a Sanctioning Committee to review and respond to providers demonstrating significant or sustained performance deficits, as related to Indiana Code, Title 460 of Indiana Administrative Code, and DDRS policies and procedures. This policy does not apply to supervised group living providers." The Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS) has made a commitment to transparency and public input in the policy development process. As a result, all new policies and policy updates will be posted online for public review and comment. The public comment period will last 30 business days from the date of posting, after which all policies will be remo

Featured resource for December newsletter: Medical Homes

We will be introducing the health information specialists for the family to family health information center at Family Voices Indiana over the next few newsletters. Their biographies will also be included on our website. Every contractor at our center is a parent of a child(ren) with special healthcare needs and/or disabilities. We have personal experience navigating the systems and services in Indiana. We look forward to learning more about your families as well. Cyndi Johnson is our HIS for the Bloomington/Monroe County area, and is a bit of a "hats" per