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Help Us Honor Those Making an Impact! Call for Award Nominations




  The Arc of Indiana invites you to nominate outstanding individuals, businesses and organizations for awards to be presented at The Arc of Indiana’s Impact Awards Luncheon, Friday, November 18, 2016. The event will be held in conjunction with The Arc of Indiana Conference and Annual Meeting at the Horizon Convention Center in Muncie, Indiana. […]

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Case Management and the Life Course – Announcement from FSSA




This past June, the Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services laid the foundation for a collective vision for supporting individuals with disabilities in Indiana. Rooted in the LifeCourse Framework developed by the National Community of Practice for Supporting Families of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, DDRS’s vision brings together commonly held values and beliefs into a comprehensive approach […]

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Supported Decision Making in Indiana – Guardianship, Civil Rights and the Case for a Less Restrictive Environment.




The Arc of Indiana, through a grant from the National Resource Center for Supported Decision Making and the Administration for Community Living, has developed the report, Supported Decision Making in Indiana. Guardianship, Civil Rights and the Case for a Less Restrictive Environment.    The Interim Study Committee on Courts and the Judiciary Probate Study Subcommittee […]

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Wait for Medicaid Waiver Services Now One Year




The waiting list for Medicaid Waiver services in Indiana that was once years long is now reduced to 1,706 people waiting for the Family Supports Waiver, with a wait of one year. Individuals who applied in July, 2015 are the next “date of application” to be targeted to receive waiver services. To learn more about […]

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Advocacy Opportunity – Family Advocate, Northwest and Southwest Indiana




The Arc of Indiana is seeking Family Advocates for Northwest and Southwest Indiana to join our advocacy team. Essential Job Qualifications Support advocacy for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families by promoting the programs and services supported by The Arc of Indiana. Ability to make presentations before diverse audiences as well as […]

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Caregiver Support Services Sign Up Begins July 1




If you are on the waiting list for the Medicaid Waiver, be sure to renew your application or apply for Caregiver Support Services (CGS), starting July 1. Limited funds are available for Caregiver Support Services and funds are available on a first come, first served basis. The fiscal year for CGS begins July 1, 2016 […]

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SAI President’s Corner




Hello everyone, we are finally into summer and Self-Advocates of Indiana has been very busy doing some great things around the state and country. In April, myself and several other self-advocates were able to attend the Disability Policy Seminar in Washington, D.C. This was a great time of learning more about disability legislation and talking with […]

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FSSA announces managed care contractors for Healthy Indiana Plan, Hoosier Healthwise members




The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) has selected Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, CareSource Indiana, MDwise Inc. and Managed Health Services of Indiana to negotiate contracts to administer health care services for the approximately 1,000,000 enrollees in the Healthy Indiana Plan and Hoosier Healthwise programs starting January 1, 2017. The contracts would […]

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Family Supports Waiver Amendment Public Comment from The Arc of Indiana




The following comments were submitted by The Arc of Indiana to Indiana’s Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services regarding the proposed amendment to the Family Supports Medicaid Waiver. May 12, 2016 FAMILY SUPPORTS WAIVER AMENDMENT – PROVIDER RATES The Arc of Indiana is a state-wide organization that advocates on behalf of people with intellectual and other […]

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