Formerly Family Voices IN/About Special Kids. We provide answers and resources to families and professionals who are involved in the upbringing of children with complex medical conditions, mental health diagnoses and physical/intellectual disabilities.
Family Voices Indiana shares this opportunity to attend a public hearing about a proposed rule for ABA under Medicaid. Notice of Public Hearing Under IC 4-22-2-24, notice is hereby given that on September 10, 2015, at 1:00 p.m., at the Indiana Government Center South, 402 West Washington Street, Conference Center Room 14, Indianapolis, Indiana, the Office of the Secretary of Family and Social Services will hold a public hearing on a proposed rule which amends 405 IAC 5-22-1 to update the definitions of certain categories of necessary services; amends 405 IAC 5-22-6, 405 IAC 5-22-8, and 405 IAC 5-22-10 to make changes to coverage requirements for medically necessary occupational therapy services, physical therapy services, respiratory therapy services, and speech and pathology services for individuals under 21 years of age; amends 405 IAC 5-22-11 to update the licensure and supervision requirements for occupational therapy assistants in accordance with IC 25-23.5-1-6 and IC 25-
Mark Your Calendars Now! The Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services is sponsoring a series of town hall meetings across the state of Indiana to gather input on changes to the Community Integration and Habilitation (CIH) home and community based services (HCBS) waiver. Changes to the CIH waiver are an important part of CIH Transform, a multi-year systems change process underway to build a sustainable system of supports and services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. For additional information on the multi-year change, please visit the CIH Transform web page The town hall meetings will be held in the following locations on the following dates: District 5 Indianapolis 9/9/15 District 4 Terre Haute 9/9/15 District 6 Muncie 9/10/15 District 1 Gary/Merrillville 9/10/15 District 2 South Bend 9/16/15 District 7 Evansville 9/16/15 District 8 Clarksville 9/17/15 District 3 Ft. Wayne 9/17/15 There will be m