September 28th, 2023

On September 28, 2023, the Meaningful Skills Development and  Employment Services subcommittee of the IDD System Redesign Advisory Committee will meet at 1:00 p.m.  Members are encouraged to listen to the meeting which is accessible via webcast.   To view the agenda and link to access the meeting go to:
The discussion will include an update on ISS, as well as on HB 4169 (88th session related to including pre-vocational services as a part of ISS) and SB 50 (87th session related to competitive and integrated employment).  The discussion regarding SB 50 will focus on the employment-first assessment tool.
 HHSC is hoping for the adoption of the rules by November 2023 at which time the assessment tool will be mandatory.