The U.S. Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) is providing opportunities for the public to offer suggestions on future IDEA Part D investments in the areas of: (1) Early Childhood; (2) Transition to College and Career; and (3) Deaf-Blind. Suggestions may be sent by e-mail to OSEPPartDsuggestions@ed.gov through August 25, 2011. In addition, there will be an informal opportunity to provide suggestions in conjunction with the upcoming annual OSEP Leadership Mega Conference on July 31, 2011, from 4:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m., at 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia. There will be separate sessions focused on each of the three content areas.
For more additional information, please contact Leah Zimmerman at OSEP by e-mail at Leah.Zimmerman@ed.gov, or contact Catherine D. Clarke, ASHA's director of education and regulatory advocacy, via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 800-498-2071, ext. 5611.