The Arc of Jackson County cordially invites you to our Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet on Thursday, November 9 @ 6:00pm to celebrate achievements of persons with disabilities, and our community’s involvement in their dreams. The event will be held at the Knights of Columbus Building in Seymour. There is no charge for the meal. Donations are […]
Across the country, The Arc is fighting for the rights of people with disabilities. Learn more about our state advocacy efforts in the hot off the press Summer 2017 issue of State Advocacy Matters.
Register Now! The 2017 Self-Advocates of Indiana Annual Picnic is just around the corner, Friday, July 14, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm at a NEW LOCATION, The Charleston Pavilion at Hummel Park, 5373 S County Road 700 East, Plainfield, IN 46168. Be sure to register today (but no later than July 1). Learn More & Register
Announcing a free interactive planner for caregivers and parents. It makes it easy to record schedules, medications, activities and games, emergency contacts, etc. You can view the resource here planner.thecplawyer.com.
By DAN DAVIS, President &CEO The Community Foundation of Jackson County Many in our community recognize the Jackson County Sertoma Club as the Christmas Miracle folks, and for good reason. For more than 40 years, Sertomans have organized the annual drive that delivers toys to hundreds of children all across Jackson County, from Crothersville to […]
From The Arc: Data comes in a variety of forms: charts, graphs, spreadsheets, reports, articles. No matter the shape it takes, data tells a story. Those stories play a powerful role in advocacy through demonstrating the great things people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) are doing as well as showing where the gaps […]
From The Tribune (Aaron Piper): On May 9, hundreds of local residents will gather at various sites across Jackson County with one purpose in mind — making a difference. The event is the Jackson County United Way Day of Caring.“This is a day we can collectively change just a little piece of our world,” […]
SAVE THE DATE! Schneck’s 2017 Live Well Expo will be held on Saturday, April 8th, from 7am t0 11am in the Seymour High School Gymnasium. Health Fair booths will be offering free screenings and information. Lab work will be offered for free or reduced price. Spanish interpreters will be available.
In 2010, The Arc of the United States conducted a national online survey, called the Family and Individual Needs for Disability Supports (FINDS) Survey, which sought to capture perceptions of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families on a range of life-span issues. We are pleased to announce that the Research […]