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Direct Support Professionals Campaign

During the 2021 session of the Indiana General Assembly, The Arc of Indiana will work to increase wages for direct support professionals (DSPs). Nearly 18,000 DSPs in Indiana provide critical supports to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Reimbursement rates have not allowed providers to pay DSPs a competitive, livable wage for many years,…

Direct Support Professionals Campaign

Direct Support Professionals Campaign During the 2021 session of the Indiana General Assembly, The Arc of Indiana will work to increase wages for direct support professionals (DSPs). Nearly 18,000 DSPs in Indiana provide critical supports to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Reimbursement rates have not allowed providers to pay DSPs a competitive, livable…

I/DD Issues Included in Lt. Governor’s 2021 Priorities

Governor Eric Holcomb and Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch have announced their 2021 public policy agenda. We greatly appreciate Lt. Governor Crouch’s inclusion of issues impacting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. In her remarks, Lt. Governor Crouch said, “The pandemic has challenged every Hoosier in unique ways, and it has certainly shed light on the…

Duke Energy Grant Supports Erskine Green Training Institute During COVID-19

A $30,000 grant awarded to Erskine Green Training Institute (EGTI) by the Duke Energy Foundation in May 2020 has greatly assisted EGTI in maintaining and creating new services and supports during the COVID-19 pandemic. EGTI, housed in the Courtyard Muncie at Horizon Convention Center, provides postsecondary employment training for people with disabilities in the hospitality,…

Virtual Conference Workshop Videos

Our virtual conference workshop videos, as well as our Impact Awards program, are now available on our YouTube channel. Workshop Videos & Impact Awards Playlist Link  Workshop videos include: Being a Strong Self-Advocate How to Advocate with Legislators Planning for the Future with a Special Needs Trusts Supported Decision Making in Services Transition from School…

2020 Impact Awards

 Congratulations to all of the 2020 Impact Award Recipients! Click Here to Watch our 2020 Impact Awards Program The Arc of Indiana Membership Award Stone Belt Arc The Arc of Jackson County Family Advocate Award Steve Simpson Best Buddies Indiana Champion Award Froggy 102.7 FM/Federated Media Outstanding Professional Award Emily Compton ArtMix Media Award Kara…

Virtual Conference Exhibit Hall

Virtual Conference Exhibit Hall Thank You to Our Sponsors Impact Awards Sponsor                       Event Sponsor  Workshop Sponsors  Conference Program Advocacy Links provides Case Management services for individuals on the Medicaid Waiver in Northern Indiana. To deepen our commitment to the people who make our business possible,…

Virtual Conference & Impact Awards

Virtual Conference & Impact Awards Program November 9 – November 13, 2020 Throughout the week of November 9, The Arc of Indiana and Self-Advocates of Indiana invite you to join us for our virtual conference and Impact Awards presentation. Workshops take place each day, November 9-12. Friday, November 13 features two outstanding keynote presentations and…