to be consistent with DARS contracting policies.
as part of joint policy development with DARS Division for Rehabilitation Services.
Section 5.12 Standards for Supported Employment Services, revised as part of joint policy development with DARS Division for Rehabilitation Services.
The new policy applies only to consumers beginning supported employment services AFTER January 1, 2007. For information regarding services to consumers who have been under supported employment BEFORE January 1, 2007, see the link at section 5.12.
to eliminate information contractors do not need (based on recommendation of Contract Oversight and Support).
5.1 Assistive Technology Evaluation, to add requirement for one year work experience if potential provider has a degree.
5.3 Independent Living Services, to clarify that all potential providers must participate in a presentation or written scenarios and/or demonstration of independent living skills training.
5.4 Vocational Evaluations, to add that provider is not required to submit DARS2869, Vocational Evaluation Report, if provider performs a psychological evaluation in conjunction with vocational evaluation.
5.9 Diabetes Self Management Education Services, to clarify contractor responsibilities, including additional training.
5.11 Orientation and Mobility Services, to remove requirement of 20 hours of blindfold training per year.