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Joint statement on abuse of Roncalli student with Down syndrome

“No voice is too soft when that voice speaks for others.” ― Janna Cachola As advocates for people with intellectual disabilities, we were deeply disturbed to learn of the abuse of a young man with Down syndrome by fellow students at Roncalli High School (Indianapolis, IN). First, we would like to express our support for…

New Policy on Reimbursement for Out of State Medicaid Waiver Services

Effective November 8, providers of Home and Community Based Services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities may receive reimbursement for services provided outside of Indiana in limited circumstances under Indiana’s Medicaid Waiver program. Reimbursement is allowable for the following activities and services when provided outside of Indiana, if they are documented in an individual’s…

HANDS in Autism® Local Community Cadres South East Summit

HANDS in Autism® Local Community Cadres (LCCs) are evolving and you are invited to participate. By taking part in the process of reassessing, reframing, and realigning this community-based group, you can show your support for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). December 13, 2019 9:00am – 4:00pm Ivy Tech Lakefront 500 Industrial Drive Lawrenceburg, IN…

Supported Decision Making

Supported Decision Making is a concept and tool gaining popularity as an alternative to guardianship or to use in conjunction with guardianship.  As Indiana has adopted new Supported Decision Making legislation, The Arc Advocacy Network will explain Supported Decision Making and explain the implications of the new legislation.

The Arc of Indiana Legislative Awards Breakfast

Please join The Arc of Indiana in honoring State Representative Brian C. Bosma Lifetime Achievement Award State Senator Eric Koch Legislator of the Year State Representative Tonya Pfaff Freshman Legislator of the Year State Representative Kevin Mahan State Senator Randy Head State Senator Mark Stoops Distinguished Service Awards For their service and commitment to Hoosiers…

Disability Community Resource Fair at Bradford Woods

The Arc Advocacy Network will have information about Medicaid Waivers, government programs and services, guardianship and alternatives, The Arc Master Trust, the Erskine Green Training Institute and a variety of other topics available for families and self-advocates. Baxter Dining Hall at Bradford Woods (follow the signs when entering property and park near the Administration Building).

Argos Resource Fair

The Arc Advocacy Network will have information about Medicaid Waivers, government programs and services, guardianship and alternatives, The Arc Master Trust, the Erskine Green Training Institute and a variety of other topics available for families and self-advocates.