93.613 President's Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities (PCPID)
CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Executive Order 11776, March
28, 1974; Executive Order 12994, March 21, 1996.
advise and assist the President on all matters pertaining to mental
retardation; study national, State and local efforts; help coordinate Federal
activities; facilitate communication between Federal, State and local
agencies; inform the public about mental retardation; and mobilize support for
TYPES OF ASSISTANCE:
Advisory Services and Counseling.|
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USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS:
Applicant Eligibility: General public.
Beneficiary Eligibility: General public.
APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:
Pre-application Coordination: This program is excluded from coverage
under E.O. 12372.
Application Procedure: Not applicable.
Award Procedure: Not applicable.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time: Not applicable.
Appeals: Not applicable.
Renewals: Not applicable.
Formula and Matching Requirements: Not applicable.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: Not applicable.
POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Reports: Not applicable.
Audits: Not applicable.
Records: Not applicable.
Account Identification: 75-1536-0-1-506.
Obligations: (Salaries and Expenses) FY 01 $401,383; FY 02 est
$424,805; and FY 03 est $448,227.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance:
Major initiatives from fiscal year 1993 to fiscal year 2002 include the
following efforts. Appointment to the Committee of the first self-advocate
members with intellectual disabilities. Organization of the National Alliance
of Direct Support Professionals in partnership with Reaching Up, Inc.
Involvement of teams from 40 States, Tribes and England in National
Collaborative Academies on Mental Retardation. Development of a new national
leadership network among 1000 young self-advocates, parents, direct support
professionals, educators, agency administrators, advocates, researchers and
elected officials through five Next Generation of Leadership Symposiums.
Stimulation of creative approaches to meaningful employment through PCMR's
1998 Employment Summit: Designing Change Examination of the demography and
status of adults and mild cognitive disabilities at The Forgotten Generation
Summit. Communication among 400 generic human service providers and
representatives of the disabilities community at the PCMR 2000 conference,
Poverty and Disability: A Call to Action. Publication of 18 reports and award
winning website. Establishment of annual awards, The Elizabeth M. Boggs Young
Leadership Award and the John F. Kennedy, Jr. Award for Excellence as a Direct
REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:
Available from PCMR: "The New Morbidity: Recommendations for Action and
an Updated Guide to State Planning for the Prevention of MR and Related
Disabilities Associated with Socioeconomic Conditions," 1993; Report to
the President, "The National Effort to Prevent Mental Retardation and
Related Developmental Disabilities," 1993. The National Reform Agenda and
People with Mental Retardation: Putting People First (1994); Report to the
President: The National Reform Agenda and Citizens With Mental Retardation: A
Journey of Renewal for All Americans (1994); The Journey to Inclusion: A
Resource Guide for State Policy Makers (1995). Voices and visions; Building
Leadership for the 21st Century (1997) Opportunities for Excellence;
Supporting the Frontline Worker (1996) Looking There To The Next Generation
(1998) With A Little Help from My Friends 1998) Collaborations For Inclusion
in 1995 Report to the President (1995).
Regional or Local Office: Not applicable.
Aaron Bishop 330 C Street, SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20201 Email: Aaron.Bishop@acl.hhs.gov Phone: Phone: 202-401-4634 (Option #4) Fax: 202-205-0399
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