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EIDT Facebook live session


Good afternoon,

Yesterday the advertisement ran in the Arkansas Democrat Gazette notifying the public of proposed rule changes regarding the Early Intervention Day Treatment Program.

Facebook Live Tomorrow

DHS will be hosting a Facebook Live Question & Answer session tomorrow to answer questions and offer correct information about the proposed changes. The Facebook Live will take place from noon to 1 p.m. on the Arkansas Department of Human Services (@ArkDHS) Facebook page.

Public Comments

The four promulgation packets are located at Public Comment will run from April 8th until May 9th.

Comments can be mailed to: 
Division of Medical Services
Program Development and Quality Assurance
P.O. Box 1437 (Slot S295)
Little Rock, Arkansas 72203-1437

Comments can also be emailed to the DHS Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDS). Please send any email comments to

Comments will not receive individual responses. At the end of the public comment period, DDS will draft a document outlining the specific comments and draft written responses. Those comments and responses are sent to the legislature and will be posted online.

Public Hearing

The Public Hearing for the proposed rule change is scheduled for Wednesday, April 18, from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Central Arkansas Main Library, 100 Rock Street, Little Rock, AR in the Darragh Center Auditorium. 

The manuals listed below are included in the public comment period. You can access those documents by clicking here.

State Plan Amendment 2018-009 and Transportation Provider Manual

State Plan Amendment 2018-008, Section V, and Occupational, Physical, and Speech Therapy Services Provider Manual Update

State Plan Amendment 2018-007, Adults Developmental Day Treatment New-18 Provider Manual and DDS Standards for Certification and Monitoring for Center-based Community Services

CHMS Provider Manual Update DDTCS Provider Manual, EIDT New Provider Manual and State Plan Amendment 2018-004


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