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Section 22-57-20 Establishment of regional autism centers; constituency board; rules and regulations.
(a)(1) There is established in determined geographic regions of the state one or more autism
centers whose purpose is to provide nonresidential resource and training services for persons
of all ages and of all levels of intellectual functioning who have any of the following: a.
Autism. b. A pervasive developmental disorder that is not otherwise specified. c. As determined
by the Alabama Interagency Autism Coordinating Council, other disability populations which
may receive benefit from the services and activities of the regional centers. (2) Each center
shall be operationally and fiscally independent, and provide evidence-based services within
its geographical region of the state. Service delivery shall be consistent for all centers.
Each center shall coordinate services within and between state and local agencies and school
districts but may not duplicate services provided by those... - 4K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 22-57-3 Definitions. For purposes of this article, the following terms shall have the
following meanings: (1) AUTISM SERVICES. Any developmental services that include all of the
following: a. Are designed to meet developmental needs of an individual with ASD across the
lifespan, including transitions from early intervention to preschool, childhood to adolescence,
and adolescence to adulthood. b. Are selected in collaboration with the parents or guardians
of children with ASD or adults with ASD. c. Are delivered in inclusive environments, to the
extent practical. d. Are part of a coordinated system of care. (2) AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
(ASD). ASD is a developmental disability that causes substantial impairments in social interaction
and communication and the presence of unusual behaviors and interests. Many people with ASD
have unusual ways of learning, paying attention, and reacting to different sensations. The
thinking and learning abilities of people with ASD can vary from... - 4K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 22-57-4 Alabama Interagency Autism Coordinating Council - Composition. (a) The composition
of the council shall reflect the racial, gender, geographic, urban and rural, and economic
diversity of the state and shall include all of the following: (1) Three adult individuals
with ASD, appointed by the Governor. (2) Three individuals who are the parent or guardian
of a child with ASD, appointed by the Governor. (3) Five individuals who are service providers,
appointed by the Governor. (4) One member of the Senate, appointed by the President of the
Senate. (5) One member of the House of Representatives, appointed by the Speaker of the House.
(6) The chief executive officer, or his or her designee, of each of the following participating
agencies: a. The Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education. b. The Alabama Institute
for Deaf and Blind. c. The Alabama Department of Education. d. The Alabama Department of Human
Resources. e. The Alabama Department of Insurance. f. The Alabama... - 2K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 22-57-5 Alabama Interagency Autism Coordinating Council - Powers and duties. The council
shall have the following duties and authority: (1) To make recommendations to the Governor
regarding the designation of the lead agency. (2) To define the roles and responsibilities
of all participating agencies. (3) To adopt rules for the internal operation of the council.
(4) To recommend to the Governor the appointment of additional members to serve on the council
as deemed necessary and appropriate. (5) To develop a long-term plan, reviewed annually, for
a comprehensive statewide system of care, which, to the extent practical, is derived from
scientific based research and nationally recognized best practices. The council shall provide
a copy of the plan and a detailed summary of any progress toward implementation of the plan
to the Governor and the Legislature on or before the 10th legislative day of each regular
session. The plan should include, but not be limited to, all of the... - 1K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 34-5A-3 Composition of board; compensation; meetings; rules and fees; investigations;
Alabama Behavior Analyst Licensing Board Fund. (a) The Alabama Behavior Analyst Licensing
Board is established within the Department of Mental Health, Division of Developmental Disabilities.
The board shall consist of seven members, including four licensed behavior analysts, one licensed
psychologist in the state, one parent or legal guardian of a person being treated for a behavior
disorder, or a person who has received services from a licensed behavior analyst, and one
public member, who, except for the initial members, shall be appointed by the Governor, as
provided in subsection (b). The membership of the board shall be inclusive and reflect the
racial, gender, geographic, urban/rural, and economic diversity of the state. Each member
shall serve a three-year term, with initial terms being staggered so that one member serves
an initial term of one year, three members serve initial terms of... - 6K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 31-5-7 State Service Commissioner - Duties generally; compensation. (a) The State Service
Commissioner shall submit to the State Board of Veterans' Affairs for its approval an annual
budget of all funds appropriated by the Legislature to the department for the specific purposes
for which they are appropriated, and also a budget of any federal funds which may be allotted
to the state by the federal government for the purposes of the department according to the
regulations of the federal authorities. He shall publish annually a full report of the operations
and administration of the department, together with recommendations and suggestions, and submit
such report to the state board. (b) It shall be the duty of the state commissioner to: (1)
Prepare detailed plans for, and fully develop, a comprehensive statewide veterans' assistance
program. (2) Cooperate with all other heads of the state departments in coordinating the plans
and programs of state agencies which may properly be... - 5K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 21-3A-3 Definitions. The following words and phrases used in this chapter have the
following respective meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise: (1) COUNCIL.
The Interagency Coordinating Council as established in Section 21-3A-4. (2) EARLY INTERVENTION
SERVICES. Any developmental services that: a. Are provided under public supervision. b. Are
designed to meet the developmental needs of each eligible child and the needs of the family
related to enhancing the development of the child. c. Are selected in collaboration with the
parents. d. Are provided by qualified personnel as determined by the personnel standards of
the state, the standards of the early intervention program, and the regulations. e. Are provided
in conformity with an individualized family service plan. f. Meet the requirements of Public
Law 99-457 as amended (20 U.S.C. ยงยง1471 to 1485, inclusive), and the early intervention
standards of the State of Alabama. g. Are provided, to the extent... - 6K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 36-30-50 Supplemental insurance coverage for firefighters with cancer. (a) For the
purposes of this section, the following terms shall have the following meanings: (1) CANCER.
Includes bladder, blood, brain, breast, cervical, esophageal, intestinal, kidney, lymphatic,
lung, prostate, rectum, respiratory tract, skin, testicular, and thyroid cancer, leukemia,
multiple myeloma, Hodgkin's lymphoma, and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. (2) CAREER FIREFIGHTER.
Any person employed with the state, a county or municipal government, an airport authority,
or a fire district who has obtained certification as a firefighter through and as defined
by the Alabama Firefighters' Personnel Standards and Education Commission, or a firefighter
employed by the Alabama Forestry Commission who has been certified by the State Forester as
having met the wild land firefighter training standard of the National Wildfire Coordinating
Group, and is offered typical employment benefits, including health insurance... - 10K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 16-50-20 Creation; composition; nominating committee; training sessions. (a) There
is created a Board of Trustees for Alabama State University, the state educational institution
at Montgomery, Alabama. The board of trustees shall consist of two members from the congressional
district in which the institution is located and one member from each of the other congressional
districts in the state as constituted on October 6, 1975, and who shall reside in that district,
four members from the state at large who shall reside in different districts, two at-large
members who may be selected from outside the state, and the Governor, who shall serve as an
ex officio member of the board. Except for a trustee at large, the position of any trustee
shall be vacated at such time as he or she shall cease to reside in the district from which
he or she was appointed. The position of state at-large trustee shall be vacated if the trustee
serving in the position shall cease to reside in the State... - 7K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 34-22-40 Creation; composition; terms of office; election of candidates; annual meeting.
(a) In order to accomplish the purposes and to provide for the enforcement of this chapter,
there is created the Alabama Board of Optometry. The board may implement and enforce this
chapter. On October 10, 1975, the State Board of Optometry as then constituted shall be abolished,
but the members thereof shall serve as members of the Alabama Board of Optometry created by
this section and shall continue to serve until their present terms of appointment expire,
as set out below. The membership of the board shall be inclusive and reflect the racial, gender,
geographic, urban/rural, and economic diversity of the state. Until October 1, 1992, the Alabama
Board of Optometry shall consist of five persons, no two of whom shall reside in the same
U.S. Congressional District. On October 1, 1993, two additional members shall be appointed
to the board. The board shall than be composed of seven members,... - 4K - Match Info - Similar pages

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