ABCD Member Committees and Forums

Developmental Disability Committee

WHEN: Every Other Month
WHO:
Full Members, DDA Members

The Developmental Disability Alliance (DDA) meets every other month, to share, review, and discuss governmental policies and procedures which impact the provision of services for individuals with developmental disabilities. Recommendations are made to staff and the Board on issues related to services to people with complex physical and neurological developmental disabilities. Meetings are open to Full Member Organizations and DDA Members.

Early Intervention Committee

WHEN: Monthly, plus as needed
WHO:
Full Members, EIPA Members

The Early Intervention Providers Association (EIPA) meets every other month, more frequently as issues require. Policies and procedures which impact the early intervention services are shared, reviewed, and discussed. Recommendations are made to staff and the Board on issues related to early intervention for advocacy and follow up. Meetings are open to EIPA Members and Full Member Organizations that have early intervention as a service area.

Support Coordination Committee

WHEN: Monthly
WHO:
Full Members, SCA Members

The Support Coordination Alliance (SCA) meets monthly, more frequently if issues require. Policies and procedures which impact support coordination services are shared, reviewed, and discussed. Recommendations are made to staff and Board for advocacy and follow-up. Meetings are open to SCA Members and Full Member Organizations that have support coordination as a service area.

Chief Financial Officers Forum

WHEN: Quarterly
WHO:
Full Members, DDA Members

The Chief Financial Officers Forum meets quarterly, more frequently if issues require. CFOs discuss policy and regulatory issues that impact the financial component of the service delivery system. Recommendations are made to staff and Board for advocacy and follow-up. Meetings are open to Full Member Organizations and DDA Members.

Human Resource Directors Forum

WHEN: Quarterly
WHO:
Full Members, DDA Members

The Human Resource Forum meets every other month, more frequently if issues require. Human Resource Directors discuss policy and regulatory issues that impact the human resource component of the service delivery system. Recommendations are made to staff and Board for advocacy and follow-up. Meetings are open to Full Member Organizations and DDA Members.

Legislative and Policy Committee

WHEN: Monthly
WHO:
Full Members

The Committee reviews current and proposed legislation and statutes that impact the overall delivery of services to the people served. The Committee recommends positions and whether testimonials should be offered. The Committee also identifies issues and the need for ABCD Position papers and/or legislation by Lawmakers. Meetings are open to Full Member Organizations.

Day Program Committee

WHEN: Monthly
WHO:
Full Members

The Committee meets to discuss and impact the policies and regulations that effect the provision of day services and programs for individuals in the community. The Committee makes recommendations to staff and Board for advocacy and follow-up. Meetings are open to Full Member Organizations.

Residential Program Committee

WHEN: Every Other Month
WHO:
Full Members

The Committee meets to discuss and impact the policies and regulations that affect the provision of residential services for individuals in the community. The Committee makes recommendations to staff and Board for advocacy and follow-up. Meetings are open to Full Member Organizations.

Quality Assurance Forum

WHEN: Quarterly
WHO:
Full Members, DDA Members

The Quality Assurance Forum meets quarterly. Quality Assurance Directors discuss policy and regulatory issues that impact the quality of the service delivery system. Recommendations are made to staff and Board for advocacy and follow-up. Meetings are open to Full Member Organizations and DDA Members.