August 18, 2022 The Illinois Autism Task Force

Illinois Department of Human Services
Autism Taskforce Meeting

August 18, 2022

10am - 12pm

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  1. Introductions
  2. Workgroup Updates

    1. Transition
    2. Insurance
    3. Act Early
    4. Adult Services
  3. Division Updates- (DD, EI, DRS, DMH, ISBE)
  4. New Business

    1. Training is open for 2022
  5. Old Business
  6. Announcements
  7. Next Steps
  8. 2022 Calendar year schedule

    1. Full Autism Task Force:

Thursday November 10, 2022, 10:00 A.M. to noon

Subcommittee meetings prior to next full task force meeting:

Autism Insurance Subcommittee:

Monday September 19, 2022 11:00 AM

Monday October 17, 2022 11:00 AM

Monday July 19, 2022 11:00 AM

Adult Services Subcommittee:

Thursday September 1, 2022 11:00 AM

Thursday October 6, 2022 11:00 AM

Thursday November 3, 2022 11:00 AM

Autism Transition Subcommittee:

Wednesday September 14, 2022 10:00 AM

Wednesday October 12, 2022 10:00 AM

Wednesday November 9, 2022 10:00 AM

Meeting Recording:

Meeting Guidelines

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  • Actively listen and engage as fully as you would if we were in person.
  • Please do your best to stay on topic!
  • Share information respectfully to promote understanding, collegiality and avoid misunderstandings.
  • Allow people to share their thoughts and ideas completely and avoid interrupting.
  • Strive for balanced participation share but be brief and mindful of others who want to share
  • Identify barriers to our work AND provide suggestions to overcome these barriers.

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