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Kentucky ASD to Hold Forum in Boone County

Press Release Date:  Thursday, July 20, 2006  
Contact Information:  Gwenda Bond or Beth Crace, (502) 564-6786  


The Kentucky Autism Spectrum Disorders Commission will have a public forum from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, July 24, at Boone County High School in Florence.

The Kentucky ASD Commission was created to review services and practices in Kentucky and to then generate a report with recommendations to improve the current system for people with ASD. The report will be sent to Governor Ernie Fletcher for review on Oct. 1, 2006.

Members of the public are encouraged to attend the Boone County meeting. Other forums have already been conducted around the state. The ASD Commission reminds members of the public the report is in draft form and is a work in progress. Any comments or suggestions are welcome.

The forum will be audiotaped and transcribed for the commission's review. If you cannot attend, please send comments, suggestions or questions to Shelly Runkle at: shelley.runkle@ky.gov; or by fax at (502)564-9826, attn: Shelley Runkle.
The deadline for public comments is July 28.

A draft of the report is available for public review at: http://chfs.ky.gov/kcdd/HB+296+KY+Commission+on+Austism+Spectrum+Disorders.htm
 



 

Last Updated 7/20/2006