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A View From My Window

michelleA View from My Window, Hosted by Michelle Fischer

Listen in to A View from My Window, The Arc of Indiana’s podcast, hosted by Michelle Fischer.

Michelle, who lives with cerebral palsy, always dreamed of being a broadcast journalist. That dream has come true through her work as the host of The Arc of Indiana’s podcast, “A View from My Window.”

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A View into The Arc Master Trust, Trust I




The Arc Master Trust, Trust I, helps families provide for their loved ones after they are gone. Listen in as Michelle talks with Melissa Justice, Trust Director; and Jill Ginn, Assistant Trust Director, to learn all about our special needs trust program, established in 1988. In a future podcast, Michelle will explore Trust II  www.thearctrust.org

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A View with Debra Ruh




Listen in as Michelle talks with Debra Ruh, an American business woman and advocate for the rights of persons with disabilities, initially inspired following the birth of her daughter, Sara. Debra is the founder of TecAccess, which provides software development, training, and consulting services designed for information technology accessibility for people with disabilities. She is also […]

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A View into VR, Order of Selection




Indiana is  seeking approval from the federal government through a state plan amendment to move to what is known as “Order of Selection” in determining who can receive VR services. Under this process, individuals determined to have the most significant disabilities will be served first. Listen in as Michelle talks with Kylee Hope, Director of Indiana’s […]

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A View into #MembershipMatters




“It’s about becoming part of something bigger.” Listen in as Michelle talks with Clint McKay, The Arc of Indiana Director of Operations and Executive Director of The Arc of Indiana Foundation, on the importance of members of The Arc and why #MembershipMatters.

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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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