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A View into WIOA & Career Counseling Information and Referral Services Sessions




Listen in to learn about Career Counseling Information and Referral Services (CCIR) Sessions that will be conducted across the state to help people with disabilities who are receiving a sub-minimum wage learn about employment options.  Michelle sat down with The Arc’s Jill Smith, Consumer Supports Grants Administrator; and Melody Cooper, Self-Advocate Specialist, to talk about the sessions. […]

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A View into the 2016 SAI Conference, Our Voice Our Story




        Listen in as Michelle talks with Amanda Circle, Consumer and Advocacy Support Specialist, about Self-Advocates of Indiana’s 2016 Conference and awards program. The conference takes place Wednesday, September 14 at The Palms Banquet and Conference Center in Plainfield, Indiana. Learn about the speakers, programs and goals for the conference; and how you […]

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A View into Medicaid Coverage for ABA Therapy, Autism Treatment through EPSDT




Medicaid now covers ABA Therapy and other autism treatments through the EPSDT program.  Listen in as Michelle talks with Michele Trivedi, The Arc Insurance Project Manager, about how families whose children have Medicaid coverage can utilize their Medicaid coverage to receive services. Learn More – FAQ Fact Sheet About Medicaid Coverage for Autism Treatment Services […]

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A View in Tribute to Jewel Kats




Jewel Kats, who died on January 7, 2016 at the age of 37, was an award-winning children’s author of eleven books – eight are about disabilities. Her books included “The Princess Panda Tea Party,” inspired by her friendship with Michelle Fischer.  Jewel was also the writer and creator of Fairy Ability Tales, and the real-life inspiration behind “Archie Comics” character, […]

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