Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services
FY 2012-2013 Legislative Appropriations Request
Table of Contents

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Administrator’s Statement Page 1-8 1-8
Organizational Chart   9
Summaries of Request:   ABEST Page # Page #
Summary of Base Request by Strategy 2.A. Pages 1-4 13-16
Summary of Base Request by Method of Finance (MOF) 2.B. Pages 1-26 17-42
Summary of Base Request by Object of Expense (OOE) 2.C. Page 1 43
Summary of Base Request – Objective Outcomes 2.D. Page 1-2 45-46
Summary of Exceptional Items Request 2.E. Page 1 47
Summary of Total Request by Strategy 2.F. Pages 1-5 49-53
Summary of Total Request – Objective Outcomes 2.G. Pages 1-2 55-56
Strategy Request Schedules:
Goal-Obj-Strategy Strategy Description   ABEST Page # Page #
01-01-01 Early Childhood Intervention Services 3.A. Pages 1-4 59-62
01-01-02 Respite Services 3.A. Pages 5-6 63-64
01-01-03 Ensure Quality ECI Services by Training, Evaluation, and Assistance 3.A. Pages 7-9 65-67
01-02-01 Habilitative Services for Blind and Visually Impaired Children 3.A. Pages 10-12 68-70
01-03-01 Autism Program 3.A. Pages 13-14 71-72
02-01-01 Independent Living Services-Blind 3.A. Pages 15-17 73-75
02-01-02 Blindness Education, Screening and Treatment Program 3.A. Pages 18-19 76-77
02-01-03 Voc Rehab Services for Persons Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired 3.A. Pages 20-22 78-80
02-01-04 Provide Employment in Food Service Industry for Persons Who Are Blind 3.A. Pages 23-25 81-83
02-01-05 Administer Trust Funds for Retirement and Benefits Est & Nontransferrable 3.A. Page 26 84
02-02-01 Contract Services for Persons Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing 3.A. Pages 27-29 85-87
02-02-02 Ensure the Quality of Programs through Education, Training, and Regulation 3.A. Pages 30-32 88-90
02-02-03 Ensure Telephone Access for Deaf and Persons with Other Disabilities 3.A. Pages 33-34 91-92
02-03-01 Rehabilitate and Place People with Disabilities in Competitive Employment 3.A. Pages 35-38 93-96
02-03-02 Work with Independent Living Centers and State Independent Living Council 3.A. Pages 39-40 97-98
02-03-03 Provide Consumer-Driven Independent Living Services 3.A. Pages 41-43 99-101
02-03-04 Provide Services to People with Spinal Cord/Traumatic Brain Injuries 3.A. Pages 44-45 102-103
03-01-01 Determine Federal SSI and SSDI Eligibility 3.A. Pages 46-47 104-105
04-01-01 Central Program Support 3.A. Pages 48-50 106-108
04-01-02 Regional Program Support 3.A. Page 51-52 109-110
04-01-03 Other Program Support 3.A. Pages 53-54 111-112
04-01-04 Information Technology Program Support 3.A. Pages 55-57 113-115
Summary Summary Totals 3.A. Page 58 116
Rider Schedule:   ABEST Page # Page #
Rider Revisions and Additions Request 3.B. Pages 1-30 119-148
Sub-Strategy Request Schedules:
Goal-Obj-Strategy Sub-Strategy Description   ABEST Page # Page #
01-01-01-01 ECI Eligibility Awareness 3.D. Pages 1-3 151-153
01-01-01-02 ECI Eligibility Determination 3.D. Pages 4-5 154-155
01-01-01-03 Follow Along Services 3.D. Pages 6-7 156-157
01-01-01-04 Comprehensive Services 3.D. Pages 8-11 158-161
01-01-01-05 Medicaid Administrative Claiming 3.D. Pages 12-13 162-163
01-01-01-06 Medicaid DRS 3.D. Pages 14-15 164-165
01-01-01-07 Medicaid TCM 3.D. Page 16-17 166-167
02-02-02-01 Consumer and Interpreter Education 3.D. Pages 18-19 168-169
02-02-02-02 Interpreters Certification 3.D. Pages 20-21 170-171
Sub-Strategy Summary:
Goal-Obj-Strategy     ABEST Page # Page #
01-01-01 ECI Services 3.E. Page 1 172
02-02-02 Ensure the Quality of Programs through Education, Training and Regulation 3.E. Page 2 173
Exceptional Item Request Schedules   ABEST Page # Page #
Priority 1:  ECI – Maintain FY10-11 Funding for ECI-Restore ARRA IDEA, Part C and return to regular FMAP after ARRA expiration 4.A. Pages 1-2 177-178
Priority 2:  ECI – To request funding to serve forecasted FY12-13 growth in caseload levels 4.A. Pages 3-4 179-180
Priority 3:  ECI – Maintain baseline dollars, change eligibility and double service hours to children 4.A. Page 5 181
Priority 4: Vocational Rehabilitation – request GR to match 4 to 1 federal dollars and increase employment outcomes for disabled Texans 4.A. Pages 6-7 182-183
Priority 5:  Maintain services for selected programs (Blind Children, IL Blind, IL General, IL Centers) 4.A. Pages 8-9 184-185
Priority 6:  Selected programs (Blind Children, Autism, IL Centers and Deaf and Hard of Hearing) – funding to cover growth of each program’s population in need 4.A. Pages 10-11 186-187
Exceptional Items Strategy Allocation Schedule 4.B. Pages 1-13 189-201
Exceptional Items Strategy Request 4.C. Pages 1-10 203-212
Capital Budget Supporting Schedules   ABEST Page # Page #
Capital Budget Project Schedule 5.A. Pages 1-7 215-221
Capital Budget Project Information 5.B. Pages 1-7 223-229
Capital Budget Allocation to Strategies (Baseline) 5.C. Pages 1-5 231-235
Capital Budget Method of Finance by Strategy 5.E. Pages 1-49 237-285
Capital Budget Project Schedule - Exceptional   Page 1 287
Capital Budget Allocation To Strategies By Project - Exceptional   Page 1 288
Supporting Schedules   ABEST Page # Page #
HUB Supporting Schedule 6.A. Page 1-2 291-292
Federal Funds Supporting Schedule 6.C. Pages 1-12 293-304
Federal Funds Tracking Schedule 6.D. Pages 1-16 305-320
Estimated Revenue Collections Supporting Schedule 6.E. Pages 1-13 321-333
Advisory Committee Supporting Schedule 6.F.a. Pages 1-10 335-344
Homeland Security Funding Schedule 6.G. Page 1 345
10 Percent Biennial Base Reduction Options Schedule 6.I. Pages 1-3 347-349
Indirect Administrative and Support Costs 7.A. Pages 1-15 351-365
Direct Administrative and Support Costs 7.B. Pages 1-9 367-375