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All PDFs on this page are 508 compliant.

Board of Interpreter Standards (BIS)

All meetings are held from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. on the following dates:

  • TBD

Commission on Rehabilitation Services

The Commission on Rehabilitation Services is the federally mandated state rehabilitation council, as described in Section 105 of the Rehabilitation Act. The Commission is comprised of a group of citizens appointed by the Governor representing the disability community.

The Commission works with the Bureau of Rehabilitation Services’ Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VRS) program, on matters such as the effectiveness and customer satisfaction with the services provided to Indiana’s citizens with disabilities participating in the VRS program. The Commission is also involved in matters affecting VRS program policies/procedures, goals and priorities, and the State Plan.

All meetings held at Easter Seals Crossroads, 4740 Kingsway Dr., Indianapolis, IN and start at 10 a.m., unless otherwise noted.

  • July 8, 2016
  • September 9, 2016 - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Erskin Greene Training Institute, Courtyard Muncie at Horizon Convention Center, 601 South High Street Muncie, IN 47305
  • Nov. 11, 2016
Indiana Commission on Rehabilitation Services
c/o Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VRS)
402 W. Washington St., MS - 20
P.O. Box 7083
Indianapolis, IN 46207-7083
Phone: 1-800-545-7763
TTY: (317) 232-1427
Video phone IP: 76.204.81.86
By fax: (317) 232-6478
Email: vrcommission@fssa.in.gov

DDRS Advisory Council

The DDRS Advisory Council was established by IC 12-9-4 to assist the Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services in ensuring individuals with disabilities are as independent and self-sufficient as possible. Please note that the following PDF files are Screen Reader Ready (508-compliant).

CIH Cost Analysis Subcommittee Meeting - Insights Consulting – 4830 Johnson Road, Indianapolis, IN 46250

CIH Implementation Subcommittee Meeting – Indiana Mentor, 8925 N Meridian Street, Suite 200 Indianapolis, IN 46260

CIH Policy Subcommittee Meeting - Insights Consulting – 4830 Johnson Road, Indianapolis, IN 46250

Indiana Interagency Autism Coordinating Council (IIACC)

Mission
The IIACC’s primary mission is to “facilitate the efficient and effective exchange of information on autism-related activities among the member agencies, and to leverage resources and experiences to address common issues and outcomes, and to fill identified gaps. The committee will serve as a forum and assist in increasing public understanding of the member agencies’ activities, programs, policies and research, and in bringing important matters of interest forward for discussion.” In the current work, the IIACC serves as one essential forum and mechanism for information sharing as well as data driven decision making through review, discussion and problem solving informed by the data collected through a comprehensive and systematic process directed and overseen by the teams at HANDS in Autism ®.

Meeting Dates: June 16, 2016 – Conference room A
All meetings are held at IGCS 402 W. Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Questions regarding the Comprehensive State Plan for Individuals with ASD, the IIACC, ongoing needs assessment or gap analysis may be directed to the HANDS in Autism Interdisciplinary Training and Resource Center at hands@iupui.edu.

Indiana Statewide Independent Living Council (INSILC)

Interagency Coordinating Council

Indiana's Interagency Coordinating Council on Infants and Toddlers (ICC), which was first convened in 1987, is appointed by the Governor to advise and assist the Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS) (the Lead Agency) in its responsibilities. Indiana Administrative Code then transferred these responsibilities to the Bureau of Child Development Services (BCDS) within DDRS. At least one-fifth of the ICC members are parents of children 12 years old or younger with disabilities or developmental delays. Other members include state agency groups, public and private early intervention service providers, legislators, pre-service professionals, and others. The ICC is committed to holding the vision of First Steps Early Intervention Services in Indiana and to keeping abreast of issues, concerns and trends that may affect First Steps in the future.

If you know a parent of a child (12 years old or younger) with disabilities or developmental delays that would be interested in serving on the ICC, please forward on the following information and encourage them to apply here.

Meeting Dates:

All meetings are held at Easter Seals Crossroads: 4740 Kingsway Drive, Indianapolis, IN and the public is encouraged to attend. Please contact Michael Conn-Power at mipower@indiana.edu at least two weeks prior to the meeting date if special accommodations or interpretative services are required.

2016 Meeting Dates:

  • January 13, 2016
  • March 16, 2016
  • May, 18, 2016
  • August 10, 2016
    Agenda
  • November 16, 2016

Subcommittee meetings:

  • September 22, 2016 - ICC Service Delivery and Training at Easter Seals Crossroads, 4740 Kingsway Drive, Indianapolis, IN at 9:30 a.m.
  • September 15, 2016 - ICC Provider Availability at Easter Seals Crossroads, 4740 Kingsway Drive, Indianapolis, IN at 10:30 a.m.

Meeting Minutes: