[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 16 (Tuesday, January 26, 2016)]
[Page 4342]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-01522]



Sunshine Act Meetings

TIME AND DATES: The Members of the National Council on Disability (NCD) 
will hold a quarterly meeting on Thursday, February 11, 2016, 9:00 
a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time), and on Friday, February 12, 
2016, 8:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) in Celebration, 

PLACE:  This meeting will occur at the Florida Hospital Nicholson 
Center, Education Center 2, 404 Celebration, Florida 34747. Interested 
parties are welcome to join in person or by phone in a listening-only 
capacity (other than the period allotted for public comment noted 
below) using the following call-in number: 888-505-4369; Conference ID: 
382979; Conference Title: NCD Meeting; Host Name: Clyde Terry.

MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED:  The Council will hear policy presentations 
on the topics of mental health services in higher education; 
guardianship; updates since the release of NCD's ``Breaking the School 
to Prison Pipeline'' report last fall; Medicaid managed care and the 
direct care workforce; and emerging technology in employment and 
education. The Council will also receive reports from its standing 
committees; and receive public comment during four town halls, on the 
topics of mental health services in higher education; guardianship; 
challenges of the direct care workforce; and emerging technology.

AGENDA: The times provided below are approximations for when each 
agenda item is anticipated to be discussed (all times Eastern):

Thursday, February 11

9:00-9:15 a.m.--Call to Order, Welcome and Introductions
9:15-9:30 a.m.--Opening Remarks by Dr. Gary Siperstein
9:30-10:15 a.m.--Mental Health Services in Higher Education Panel
10:15-10:45 a.m.--Town Hall to Receive Comments on Mental Health 
Services in Higher Education
10:45-11:00 a.m.--Break
11:00-12:45 a.m.--Guardianship and Supported Decision-Making Panel
11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.--Town Hall to Receive Comments on Guardianship 
and Supported Decision-Making Panel
12:15-1:00 p.m.--Break, Pick up boxed lunches for working lunch
1:00-2:00 p.m.--Council discussion on proposed framework of project on 
guardianship and supported decision-making
2:00-2:45 p.m.--School-to-Prison Pipeline Update Panel
2:45-3:00 p.m.--Break
3:00-4:00 p.m.--Medicaid Managed Care and Challenges for the Direct 
Care Workforce Panel
4:00-4:30 p.m.--Town Hall to Receive Comments on Direct Care Workforce 
4:30 p.m.-Adjourn

Friday, February 12

8:30-9:30 a.m.--Emerging Technology in Employment and Education Panel
9:30-10:00 a.m.--Town Hall to Receive Comments on Emerging Technology
10:00-10:15 a.m.--Break
10:15-11:00 a.m.--Council Discussion on Emerging Technology Focus Area
11:00-11:45 a.m.--NCD Business Meeting
11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.--Old and New Business
12:15 p.m.-Adjournment

PUBLIC COMMENT:  To better facilitate NCD's public comment, any 
individual interested in providing public comment is asked to register 
his or her intent to provide comment in advance by sending an email to 
[email protected] with the subject line ``Public Comment'' with 
your name, organization, state, and topic of comment included in the 
body of your email. Full-length written public comments may also be 
sent to that email address. All emails to register for public comment 
at the quarterly meeting must be received by Wednesday, February 10, 
2016. Priority will be given to those individuals who are in-person to 
provide their comments during the town hall portions of the agenda. 
Those commenters on the phone will be called on according to the list 
of those registered via email. Due to time constraints, NCD asks all 
commenters to limit their comments to three minutes. Comments received 
at the February quarterly meeting will be limited to those regarding 
mental health services in higher education; guardianship and supported 
decision-making; challenges to the direct care workforce; and emerging 
technology, each during its respective slot of time for the themed town 
hall as previously noted in the agenda.

CONTACT PERSON:  Anne Sommers, NCD, 1331 F Street NW., Suite 850, 
Washington, DC 20004; 202-272-2004 (V), 202-272-2074 (TTY).

ACCOMMODATIONS:  A CART streamtext link has been arranged for this 
teleconference meeting. The web link to access CART on Thursday, 
February 11, 2016 is: http://www.streamtext.net/text.aspx?event=021116ncd900am; and on Friday, February 12, 2016 is: 
    Those who plan to attend the meeting in-person and require 
accommodations should notify NCD as soon as possible to allow time to 
make arrangements. To help reduce exposure to fragrances for those with 
multiple chemical sensitivities, NCD requests that all those attending 
the meeting in person refrain from wearing scented personal care 
products such as perfumes, hairsprays, and deodorants.

    Dated: January 21, 2016.
Rebecca Cokley,
Executive Director.
[FR Doc. 2016-01522 Filed 1-22-16; 11:15 am]