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2/11/2015

CMS Guidance and Autism Spectrum Disorders

Earlier this year, the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) released a guidance document related to services for those on the autism spectrum. Now it is left to individual states to grapple with what that means for each state. This webinar will feature presenters from AUCD, Easter Seals and the Autism Society, and provide perspective on how one state (Connecticut) has responded to the guidance. Our goal is to provide some direction and ideas for those states still grappling with the implementation of the guidance

 
 

1/26/2015

David Mank (IN UCEDD) Appointed to Serve on National Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities

David Mank, director of Indiana University's Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, has been appointed by U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez to serve on a new Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities, a key provision of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

 
 

1/26/2015

Letter from CCD to Senator Lamar Alexander opposing the Every Child Ready for College and Career Act of 2013 (ECRCCA)

The Education Task Force of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities wrote a letter on June 10, 2013 opposing the Every Child Ready for College and Career Act of 2013 (ECRCCA).

pdf File CCD ltr Alexander 2013.pdf [download]