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Joint Meeting of the Subcommittee on Safety and Services Subcommittee Agenda

Thursday, May 19, 2011
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20852

The registration desk opens at 9:00 a.m. for members of the public attending in person, and the meeting will also be available to the public by live videocast and conference call. The materials for the meeting can be found here.

Time Event
10:00 a.m. Roll Call, Welcome, and Approval of the Minutes

Susan Daniels, Ph.D.
Acting Director
Office of Autism Research Coordination, NIMH, NIH
Executive Secretary, IACC Safety and Services Subcommittees
10:15 Seclusion and Restraint: Background Information

Sharon Lewis
Commissioner
Administration on Developmental Disabilities
Administration for Children and Families
Co-Chair, IACC Safety Subcommittee
10:45 Seclusion and Restraint: An Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) Update

Alexa Posny, Ph.D.
Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitation Services
U.S. Department of Education
11:15 Seclusion and Restraint in Medicaid Programs

Ellen Blackwell, M.S.W.
Center for Medicaid & State Operations
Disabled & Elderly Health Programs Group (DEHPG)
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Co-Chair, IACC Services Subcommittee

Alternatives to Seclusion and Restraint

Larke Nahme Huang, Ph.D.
Senior Advisor on Children and Families
Administrator's Office of Policy Planning and Innovation
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
IACC Services Subcommittee Member
12:00 p.m. Lunch
  1:00 Seclusion and Restraint: A Brief Look at State Policies and Practices

Charles R. Moseley, Ed.D.
Associate Executive Director
National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services
  1:30 Seclusion and Restraint: An Epidemic in Our Schools

Curtis L. Decker, J.D.
Executive Director
National Disability Rights Network
  2:00 Effective Implementation of School-Wide Positive Behavior Support:
Reducing the Need for Seclusion and Restraint


Robert F. Putnam, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Senior Vice President, School Consultation
May Institute
Technical Assistance Center for Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports
  2:30 Break
  2:45 Discussion
  4:00 Closing Comments/Adjournment

Schedule subject to change.



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