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2016 Election Guide

The Arc of Indiana has published a 2016 Election Guide in the fall issue of The Arc News in Indiana as part of our effort to help individuals concerned about issues related to people with disabilities be informed voters. The Election Guide includes statements from the major candidates for national and state office, including President of […]

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DDRS Family Listening Sessions Announced

Indiana’s Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS) is hosting Family Listening Sessions across the state to: Seek  feedback from families and self-advocates regarding their needs and ways DDRS can support opportunities for individuals with disabilities to maximize their full potential and participate in their families and community; Provide information to key stakeholders about DDRS’ […]

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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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