The OASIS forums have ended and we hope many of you were able to attend them. The April 3rd forum in Indianapolis was videotaped and is available through The Arc of Indiana's website at video of OASIS forum . Andrew Ranck has posted his powerpoint slides here: Oasis State Tour 2008 Presentation and will post a Frequently Asked Question document on the OASIS website . If you have additional questions, you can email him at OASIS-ICAPhelp@fssa.in.gov or call (317) 234-5222 or 1-888-527-0008 . The next event families should attend are the Article 7 public hearings : April 15, 2008 - Evansville April 16, 2008 – New Albany April 22, 2008 – Merrillville April 23, 2008 – South Bend April 24, 2008 – Fort Wayne May 7, 2008 – Indianapolis - starts at 9AM . It is very probable that the State Board will be in attendance at this hearing. Therefore, a large turnout would send a message that this issue is important to families. If it is possible to adjust your schedule to attend this hearing,
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