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Hilton Polaris

8700 Lyra Drive Columbus, OH 43240

Disability Rights Ohio: 2019 Policy Summit

Disability Rights Ohio: 2019 Policy Summit More events...

April 25, 2019 - 10:00am

Learn about the state budget and how it affects people with disabilities, hear details about the Governor’s proposed budget for state fiscal years 2020-2021, and connect with disability leaders, discuss issues, and exchange strategies!

Tentative Agenda:

9 a.m. Registration and Breakfast

10 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks

10:15 a.m. DRO Panel on Agency State Budget Recommendations

11 a.m. State Agency Directors Panel on Agency Priorities:
Developmental Disabilities Director Jeff Davis (Invited)
Medicaid Director Maureen Corcoran (Invited)
Mental Health and Addiction Services Director Lori Criss (Invited)

12 p.m. Lunch

Keynote Address by Commissioner Julie Hocker
Administration for Community Living
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
1:15 p.m. DRO Courage Award Presented to Shelbi Hindel
Self-advocate and named plaintiff in DRO’s Hindel v. Husted voting rights lawsuit

1:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions (Choose One):
Direct Service Provider Crisis
Medicaid and Managed Care
Special Education and Children’s Mental Health

2:30 p.m. Open Forum: Provide Feedback on DRO’s 2020 Priorities

Wrap-up and Closing Remarks

Registration by Sunday, April 21 is required. Please RSVP online or call Disability Rights Ohio at 800-282-9181; TTY 800-858-3542.

If you are unable to attend, please feel free to send someone in your place. If you’d like to bring additional guests, please contact DRO to determine if space is available.

If you are interested in staying at the hotel, please use this link to get a discounted rate before Thursday, April 18.