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Two Open Hearings on two sets of proposed CAAHEP Standards have been scheduled for Friday, July 26, 2019, at the Westin Indianapois, 214 W. Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 (meeting room to be determined). A call for public comments on both sets of Standards is now open. Please review the proposed Standards for each profession below and follow the instructions to submit your comments. Please be mindful of deadlines.
 

Orthostist and Prosthetist Assistant

A call for public comments on the Standards and Guidelines for the Accreditation of Education Programs in Orthotist and Prosthetist Assistant is now open. Please review the proposed Standards below:
Annotated Proposed Standards and Guidelines for the Accreditation of Educational Programs in Orthotist and Prosthetist Assistant

Comments on the proposed Standards are being collected via survey at the link below. Please reference the annotated proposed Standards document above, and indicate the line number on which you wish to make a comment in the survey. Be sure to follow the instructions provided in the survey to ensure your comments are submitted. All comments intended for consideration by CAAHEP must be received no later than 5:00 PM Eastern on June 20, 2019.
Comment on the proposed Standards here (opens a Survey Monkey page)

The Open Hearing for the OP Assistant Standards will be held, Friday, July 26, 2019, at 5:15 PM.
Attending the Open Hearing In Person:

For those planning to attend the open hearing in person and require room reservations at the Westin Indianapolis, please contact CAAHEP’s meeting planner Cynthia Jackson-McNeill (email: cynthia@caahep.org or phone: 727-210-2350 ext. 2), as she manages the CAAHEP room block. The Westin Indianapolis room rate is $169.

Attending the Orthotist and Prosthetist Assistant Open Hearing Electronically:
Participation in the Open Hearing by electronic (online) means is available to those unable to attend in person. Please register to attend the online access of the Open Hearing below. Your registration for electronic participation must be received by July 22, 2019.

Register to participate in the Orthotists and Prosthetist Assistant Open Hearing via electronic means

Please note that there is no charge to attend the Open Hearing electronically using your computer microphone and speakers (VoIP), however, if you will be participating by telephone you may incur long distance charges depending on your telephone long distance service plan.
 

Rehabilitation and Disability Studies

A call for public comments on the Standards and Guidelines for the Accreditation of Education Programs in Rehabilitation and Disability Studies is now open.  Please review the proposed Standards below:
Annotated Proposed Standards and Guidelines for the Accreditation of Educational Programs in Rehabilitation and Disability Studies

Comments on the proposed Standards are being collected via survey at the link below. Please reference the annotated proposed Standards document above, and indicate the line number on which you wish to make a comment in the survey. Be sure to follow the instructions provided in the survey to ensure your comments are submitted. All comments intended for consideration by CAAHEP must be received no later than 5:00 PM Eastern on June 20, 2019.
Comment on the proposed Standards here (opens a Survey Monkey page)

The Open Hearing for the Rehabilitation and Disability Studies Standards will be held, Friday, July 26, 2019, at 5:45 PM. 
Attending the Open Hearing In Person:

For those planning to attend the open hearing in person and require room reservations at the Westin Indianapolis, please contact CAAHEP’s meeting planner Cynthia Jackson-McNeill (email: cynthia@caahep.org or phone: 727-210-2350 ext. 2), as she manages the CAAHEP room block. The Westin Indianapolis room rate is $169.

Attend the Rehabilitation and Disability Standards Open Hearing Electronically:
Participation in the Open Hearing by electronic means (online) is available to those unable to attend in person. Please register to attend the online access of the Open Hearing below. Your registratioin for electronic participation must be received by July 22, 2019.

Register to participate in the Rehabilitation and Disability Standards Open Hearing via electronic menas


Please note that there is no charge to attend the Open Hearing electronically using your computer microphone and speakers (VoIP), however, if you will be participating by telephone you may incur long distance charges depending on your telephone long distance service plan.