Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 1.djvu/99

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PUBLIC LAW 103-218—MAR. 9, 1994 108 STAT. 73 that contains the following information and assurances with respect to the consumer-responsive comprehensive statewide program of technology-related assistance in the State: "(1) INFORMATION AND ASSURANCES.—The information and assurances described in section 102(e), except the preliminary needs assessment described in section 102(e)(4). "(2) NEEDS; PROBLEMS; STRATEGIES; OUTREACH.— "(A) NEEDS. — ^A description of needs relating to technology-related assistance of individuals with disabilities (including individuals from underrepresented populations or rural populations) and their family members, guardians, advocates, or authorized representatives, and other appropriate individuals within the State. "(B) PROBLEMS. —^A description of any problems or gaps that remain with the development and implementation of a consiuner-responsive comprehensive statewide program of technology-related assistance in the State. "(C) STRATEGIES.— ^A description of the strategies that the State will pursue during the grant period to remedy the problems or gaps with the development and implementation of such a program. "(D) OUTREACH ACTIVITIES.^A description of outreach activities to be conducted by the State, including dissemination of information to eligible populations, with special attention to underrepresented populations and rural populations. "(3) ACTIVITIES AND PROGRESS UNDER PREVIOUS GRANT.— A description of— "(A) the specific systems change and advocacy activities described in section 101(b) (including the activities described in section 1012(e)(7)) carried out under the development grant received by the State under section 102, or, in the case of an application for a grant under subsection (a)(2), under an initial extension grant received by the State under this section, including— "(i) a description of systems change and advocacy activities that were undertaken to produce change on a permanent basis for individuals with disabilities of all ages; "(ii) a description of activities undertaken to improve the involvement of individuals with disabilities in the program, including training and technical assistance efforts to improve individual access to assistive technology devices and assistive technology services as mandated under other laws and regulations as in effect on the date of the application, and including actions undertaken to improve the participation of underrepresented populations and rural populations, such as outreach efforts; and "(iii) an evaluation of the impact and results of the activities described in clauses (i) and (ii); "(B) the relationship of such systems change and advocacy activities to the development and implementation of a consumer-responsive comprehensive statewide program of technology-related assistance; and "(C) the progress made toward the development and implementation of such a program.