EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES
16-108. Regional committees. (1) The regional director of each of the seven (7) administrative regions of the lead agency shall appoint a local interagency coordinating committee to assist the regional lead agency and all other appropriate agencies in the planning and coordinating of services for infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families who reside within the region served by the regional committee. With recommendations from the regional committee, the regional director shall appoint staff to support regional committee activities and early intervention services. Staff persons will report to the regional director.
(2) Membership on the committee shall consist of parents, agency personnel with the authority to effectively represent their agencies and other public officials and private providers.
(3) The regional interagency coordinating committee shall have the following responsibility:
(a) To advise and assist the council on regional issues or concerns; and
(b) To assist the lead agency and other appropriate agencies in the implementation of the early intervention system locally as stipulated in rules and regulations.
[16-108, added 1991, ch. 253, sec. 1, p. 627.]