The Task Force for Assessment of Services and Supports for People with Intellectual and Other Developmental Disabilities, established by HEA 1102 in the 2017 session of the Indiana General Assembly, is studying the current system of services for people with I/DD. To assist The Arc in providing information to the task force, please complete […]
Within this survey, Indiana educators and families are being asked their personal views regarding the desirability and feasibility of students with disabilities being included in the general education setting. This survey will be distributed annually to determine if there is a shift in attitudes and beliefs over time in providing equitable access to students with […]
By: Nicole Jorwic, Director of Rights Policy, The Arc of the United States During the recent fights to save the Medicaid program from devastating cuts and fundamental restructuring, the home and community based services (HCBS) that individuals with disabilities and their families rely on were in greatest jeopardy. These services include everything from residential supports, […]
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 […]