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All meetings are held from 1pm-4pm on the following dates:
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.
|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
Video Phone IP: 126.96.36.199
By Fax: (317)232-6478
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.
January 14, 2015 - Room W-431(located on 4th floor) February 11, 2015 - Room W-431 March 11, 2015 - Room W-431 April 8, 2015 - Room W-431 May13, 2015 June 10, 2015 July 8, 2015 August 12, 2015 September 9, 2015 October 14, , 2015 - Conference Room 22 November 11, 201 - TBD December 9, 2015 - Conference Room 1 & 2
The Local Planning and Coordinating Councils
Each regional Cluster must maintain a regional Local Planning and Coordinating Council (LPCC) whose primary responsibility is to identify issues in the delivery of services and to design and implement strategies to effectively address these issues. Through the LPCC, community resources and providers are identified and coordinated. Improvement in communication and cooperation among agencies and individuals are a direct result of the efforts of the LPCC. Each LPCC has a coordinator and members composed of local providers, parents and community leaders. The Cluster
All meetings held at Easter Seals Crossroads: 4740 Kingsway Drive, Indianapolis, IN and the public is encouraged to attend. Please contact email@example.com if special accommodations or interpretative services are required at least two weeks prior to the meeting date. Please note the availability of interpretive services if two weeks notice given.
DDRS has reinvigorated the Powerful Parents Groups throughout the state as a grass roots effort to meet face-to-face with parents and families of adults and children with developmental disabilities. Our purpose is to disseminate information, gather feedback and stimulate bonding among parents. Through these groups, DDRS hopes to:
The next Powerful Parents meeting is scheduled for August, allowing time for our new DDRS Director, Nicole Norvell, to set in motion her goals for the division and bring her unique perspective and experience to the table.
All meetings are from 6 to 7:30 pm local time unless noted otherwise. Meetings with fewer than 10 RSVP’s are subject to cancellation. Please check web page frequently for updates. Please e-mail your RSVP to PowerfulParents@fssa.IN.gov