Thursday, February 7, 2019

Proposed Changes to the OPI Autism Criteria are now Available for Comment.

First some details and then the link to the proposed language:

1.   On March 12, 2019, at 2:00 p.m., the Superintendent of Public Instruction will hold a public hearing in the Superintendent's conference room, 1227 11th Avenue, Helena, Montana, to consider the proposed amendment.

2.  Concerned persons may submit their data, views, or arguments either orally or in writing at the hearing. Written data, views, or arguments may also be submitted to: Beverly Marlow, Office of Public Instruction, P.O. Box 202501, Helena, Montana, 59620-2501; telephone (406) 444-4402; fax (406) 444-2893; or e-mail, and must be received no later than 5:00 p.m., March 12, 2019.

3.  At this time in the rule-making process Doug Doty cannot answer questions about the proposed language or provide interpretation. The OPI will provide responses to received data, views or arguments after they have been received.

You can view the proposed amendment here. Please note that stricken language is the current text and underlined language is the proposed text.