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Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities (ACICIEID)

Second Meeting — March 23-24, 2015

Location: Kellogg Conference Hotel at Gallaudet University
800 Florida Ave N.E., Washington, D.C., 20002-3695.


Day One: Monday, March 23, 2015

8:30-9:30 a.m.
Welcome/Administrative Updates /Presentation by David Mank, Chair

9:30-10:45 a.m.
Panel on Mental Health Services

Moderators: Alison Barkoff and Patrick Hendry

10:45-11:00 a.m.

11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Panel on Medicaid Issues — Overview of the Program/Updates on Recent CMS Guidance (2011 Memo and 2014 guidance)

12:00-12:45 p.m.

12:45-2:45 p.m.
Break Out Sessions for Subcommittees

2:45-3:15 p.m.
Subcommittees Report out to Committee/Discussion

3:15-3:30 p.m.

3:30-4:00 p.m.
Follow-up Presentation on the FLSA 14(c) Program — Enforcement, Data

  • Helen Applewhaite - Branch Chief, FMLA-Section 14(c) and Other Labor Standards, Wage and Hour Division

4:00-5:00 p.m.
Committee Discussion on 14 (c)

Facilitator, David Mank

5:00 p.m.

5:30-7:00 p.m.
Committee Social Gathering, Break Lounge, 2nd floor (Optional)

Day Two: Tuesday, March 24, 2015

8:00-8:15 a.m.
Chair Call to Order

8:15-9:45 a.m.
Leading Systems Change Efforts to Increase Competitive Employment Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities: A Cross-Systems State Perspective

Moderator: Rita Landgraf

  • Joe Ashley: Head of Region 4 Disability Employment Initiative for State of Virginia (and former MIG Director for the state)
  • Dale Matusevich: Senior Associate, Secondary & Transition Services, Delaware Dept of Education
  • Steven Reeder: Director, Office of Adult Services, Mental Hygiene Administration, Maryland Department of Health
  • Andrew Reese: Director, State Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services, District of Columbia
  • Linda Rolfe: Former Director, I/DD Adult Services, State of Washington's Division of Health & Human Services

9:45-10:00 a.m.

10:00- 11:15 a.m.
Panel on IDEA — Transition overview; K-12 to Postsecondary Education and Employment -- Successes/Barriers

  • Melody Musgrove, Director, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)
  • Marlene Simon-Burroughs, Research to Practice Division, Associate Division Director, Secondary Transition/Postsecondary Team, OSEP
  • David Test, UNC (Charlotte)

11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

12:15-2:00 p.m.
Additional Subcommittee Sessions

2:00-3:15 a.m.
Presentation from Business Representatives on the Committee

3:15-3:30 p.m.

3:30-4:00 p.m.
Open Forum — Subcommittees report out (if Needed) ; Summary of Next Steps (Chair)

4:00 p.m.