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ILC NEWS | May 2021

Charting the LifeCourse for providers series recordings available

May 17, 2021

Charting the LifeCourse for providers series recordings available The Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services and the Bureau of Quality Improvement Services believe that a true person-centered system measures a service or program by its ability to achieve quality, person-centered outcomes for the individuals being supported. We also recognize that providers play a key role in…

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Indiana Launches Build, Learn, Grow Initiative

May 17, 2021

Indiana launches Build, Learn, Grow initiative to help working families connect to early care and education 50,000 scholarships are available immediately in support of Hoosier workers and their children The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration recently announced the Build, Learn, Grow initiative, which is making 50,000 scholarships available to help connect Hoosier children from…

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2021 Indiana School Health Network Virtual Conference

May 17, 2021

  2021 Indiana School Health Network Virtual Conference June 22 – 23, 2021 The theme of the 2021 Indiana School Health Network Virtual Conference of “Building Resilience” is especially relevant as schools and communities operate in a post-COVID-19 era. You will have the opportunity to build resilience in yourself and the children with whom you…

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Registration open – Enhancing Person Centered Outcomes through the LifeCourse Framework

May 14, 2021

Registration open – Enhancing Person Centered Outcomes through the LifeCourse Framework Beginning in June, the Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services is resuming its three-part webinar training series providing information and techniques to aid in the development of meaningful outcomes through the Person-Centered Individualized Support Plan by utilizing LifeCourse principles and tools. With each session, we…

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LifeCourse Ambassador Series opportunity for self-advocates and supporters of individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities

May 5, 2021

LifeCourse Ambassador Series opportunity for self-advocates and supporters of individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities The Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services and the Bureau of Quality Improvement Services believe that a true person-centered system measures a service or program by its ability to achieve quality, person-centered outcomes for the individuals being supported. We also recognize…

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DDRS Updates

May 5, 2021

DDRS Updates You are receiving this email because you have elected to receive Informational Notices from the Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services. Case Management Innovation initiative launches with Request For Services The Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services is excited to share new information related to the Medicaid home- and community-based waiver redesign project. During…

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Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services leadership transition

May 3, 2021

Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services leadership transition For the past five years, I have had the honor to serve as the director of Indiana’s Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services. Today, I share the bittersweet announcement that I will be resigning from my position, effective Friday, June 4, 2021. In early March, I shared…

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FCC Announces Emergency Broadband Benefit Start Date

May 3, 2021

FCC Announces Emergency Broadband Benefit Start Date Yesterday the FCC announced that eligible households can begin applying for the Emergency Broadband Benefit on May 12, 2021. Read the announcement (PDF). The Emergency Broadband Program will provide a monthly discount toward broadband service for eligible households and one-time discounts for the purchase of certain devices from…

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IN*SOURCE Webinars

May 3, 2021

EQUIPPING FAMILIES Currently, and until further notice, all IN*SOURCE meetings are conducted virtually and remotely and IN*SOURCE staff is available to help via phone, email or virtual meetings. Webinars continue as scheduled and there are always a tremendous amount of resources available on our website, which includes most of the trainings we offer in person,…

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IN*SOURCE Welcomes New Executive Director

May 3, 2021

    IN*SOURCE WELCOMES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR We are pleased and excited to announce that Dr. Dawn McGrath has accepted the offer to become the next Executive Director at IN*SOURCE. Dawn has been a friend to IN*SOURCE for many years and in many capacities. She has served as a special educator, a state leader, a district administrator,…

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