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Main content area. IACC Services Workshop: Enhancing Supports for People with Autism and Their Families: Community Integration and the Changing Delivery System, Thursday, September 15, 2011, 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Eastern time, The Bethesda Marriott, 5151 Pooks Hill Road, Bethesda, Maryland 20814

Agenda

The registration desk opens at 7:30 a.m. Eastern for members of the public attending in person, and the meeting will also be available to the public by live videocast This link exits the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee Web site and conference call. The materials for the meeting can be found here.

Time Event
  8:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductions

Ellen W. Blackwell, MSW
Social Worker/Health Insurance Specialist, Division of Community and Institutional Services, Disabled and Elderly Health Programs Group, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Co-Chair, IACC Services Subcommittee

Lee Grossman
President and CEO, Advance Enterprises, LLC
Co-Chair, IACC Services Subcommittee
  8:45 Self Determination as a Guiding Principle for Services for People with Disabilities

Brian Abery, PhD
Coordinator of School-Age Services, Institute on Community Integration, University of Minnesota
  9:15 Safe and Supportive Environments for People with Autism

George Braddock
President, Creative Housing Solutions, LLC
  9:45 Criminal Justice Diversion of People with Disabilities

Daniel Abreu, MS, CRC, LMHC
Senior Project Associate, Policy Research Associates, Inc.
Associate Director, The SAMHSA National GAINS Center

Taunton, Massachusetts Community Crisis Intervention Team:

Steven L. Turner, MS
Chairman of the Adult and Youth Taunton Community Crisis Intervention Teams
Community Police Officer, Taunton Police Department, City of Taunton Department of Human Services

Bill McAndrew, MA
Consultant, Community Partnerships, Inc.
Site Administrator/Adjunct Faculty, Anna Maria College

Keith Bourdon, MA, LSW
Probation Officer, Probation Department, Taunton District Court
10:45 Break
11:00 Home and Community-Based Services: Federal Precepts and the State Delivery System

Ellen W. Blackwell, MSW
Social Worker/Health Insurance Specialist, Division of Community and Institutional Services, Disabled and Elderly Health Programs Group, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Co-Chair, IACC Services Subcommittee

C. Lee Price, MS
Director, Office of Developmental Services, Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services

Cindy Gwinn
Community Resource Manager, Autism Spectrum Disorder Specialties, Office of Developmental Services, Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
11:45 Lunch
  1:00 p.m. Americans with Disabilities Act and Olmstead Enforcement

Alison Barkoff, JD
Special Counsel for Olmstead Enforcement, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice

Kathleen Wolfe, JD
Acting Special Legal Counsel and Trial Attorney, Disability Rights Section, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice
Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University
  2:00 Panel on Managed Care for People with Disabilities

Jami Snyder
Administrator, Arizona Long Term Care System, Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System

Christian Butt, JD
Section Administrator , Contract Monitoring & Compliance Section , Hawaii Department of Human Services

Nina Wall Côté, MSS, LSW
Director, Bureau of Autism Services , Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare

Pia Newman
Assistant Director, Bureau of Autism Services , Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare
  3:15 Panel Discussion
  3:30 Break
  3:45 Panel on Services Provision to People with Autism

June Groden, PhD
Executive Director, The Groden Center, Inc.

Nancy Jess Murray, MS
President, The Arc of Greater Pittsburgh at ACHIEVA

Thomas P. McCool, EdD
President and CEO, Eden Autism Services
  4:15 Panel Discussion
  4:30 Rehabilitation Research and Employment Services

Jennifer Sheehy, MBA
Director, Office of Policy and Planning, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, U.S. Department of Education
  5:00 Subcommittee Discussion and Closing Comments

Schedule subject to change.



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