President's Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities (PCPID).
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Notice of meeting.
Thursday, February 19, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and Friday, February 20, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (EST)
These meetings will be open to the general public.
These meetings will be held in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services / Hubert H. Humphrey Building located at 200 Independence Avenue SW., Conference Room 505A, Washington, DC 20201.
Individuals who would like to participate via conference call may do so by dialing toll-free 888-935-0260, when prompted enter pass code: 3656064. Individuals whose full participation in the meeting will require special accommodations (e.g., sign language interpreting services, assistive listening devices, materials in alternative format such as large print or Braille) should notify Dr. MJ Karimi, PCPID Team Lead, via email at MJ.Karimie@acl.hhs.gov, or via telephone at 202-357-3588, no later than Friday, February 13, 2015. The PCPID will attempt to accommodate requests made after that date, but cannot guarantee the ability to grant requests received after this deadline. All meeting sites are barrier free, consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA).
Agenda: The Committee Members will discuss preparation of the PCPID 2015 Report to the President, including its content and format, and related data collection and analysis required to complete the writing of the Report. They will also receive presentations from selected experts in the field of Technology for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
Additional Information: For further information, please contact Dr. MJ Karimi, Team Lead, President's Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities, One Massachusetts Avenue NW., Room 4206, Washington, DC 20201. Telephone: 202-357-3588. Fax: 202-205-8037. Email: MJ.Karimie@acl.hhs.gov.
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The PCPID acts in an advisory capacity to the President and the Secretary of Health and Human Services, through the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, on a broad range of topics relating to programs, services and supports for persons with intellectual disabilities. The PCPID Executive Order stipulates that the Committee shall: (1) Provide such advice concerning intellectual disabilities as the President or the Secretary of Health and Human Services may request; and (2) provide advice to the President concerning the following for people with intellectual disabilities: (A) Expansion of educational opportunities; (B) promotion of homeownership; (C) assurance of workplace integration; (D) improvement of transportation options; (E) expansion of full access to community living; and (F) increasing access to assistive and universally designed technologies.
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Dated: January 28, 2015.
Commissioner, Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AIDD).
[FR Doc. 2015-02514 Filed 2-5-15; 8:45 am]
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