Navigating the waters of birth-3 services in Arizona
Wednesday, May 6, 2009
Public Hearing on Friday
If you can't attend, please send an e-mail!
APPLICATION FOR FUNDS UNDER
PART C OF THE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES EDUCATION ACT
FEDERAL FISCAL YEAR 2009 (July 1, 2009-June 30, 2010)
The Department of Economic Security (DES), as the Lead Agency for Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), is seeking public comment on Arizona’s draft 2009 Application for Federal Funds. The Arizona Department of Economic Security, Arizona Early Intervention Program (DES/AzEIP) will accept input on the application beginning April 3, 2009 until June 3, 2009. The application is for Arizona’s early intervention program, a statewide program for infants and toddlers, birth to three years of age, with disabilities and their families. The participating State agencies include: the Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES), Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind (ASDB), Arizona Department of Health Services (DHS), Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), and the Arizona Department of Education (ADE).
Persons submitting comments on specific items in the application should indicate support, opposition, suggested changes, additions, or deletions pertaining to the specific item. Input received by DES/AzEIP by4:00 p.m. on June 3, 2009 will be considered. The draft application will be available atwww.azdes.gov/ AzEIP. If you are unable to access the application electronically, please contact DES/AzEIP at (602) 532-9960; toll-free at (888) 439-5609, or by email at AllAzeip2@azdes. gov.
The Department of Economic Security, Arizona Early Intervention Program (DES/AzEIP) will conduct public comment hearings on the draft 2009 Application for Federal Funds, at the following locations and dates:
5/8/09- Phoenix- 2:30-3:30pm
AZ DOT – HRDC
Grand Canyon Rooms 1&2
1130 N. 22nd Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85009
East Flagstaff Community Library Meeting Room
3000 N. Fourth Street, Suite 5
Flagstaff, AZ 86004
5/27/09- Phoenix 4pm-6pm
Yucca Library Meeting Room
5648 N. 15th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85015
5/28/09- Tucson 4pm-6pm
Himmel Park Branch Library Meeting Room
1035 N. Treat Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85716
Oral and written comments will be accepted at the public hearing. Written comments may also be mailed to DES/AzEIP, 3839 N. 3rd Street, Suite 304, Phoenix, AZ 85012; or emailed to AllAzEIP2@azdes.