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April 2021

Waiver Sign Up-Virtual

Free

The Arc Advocacy Network will explain Medicaid Waivers and answer questions about waivers. Register for Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAlf-yuqjwjH9F9RL_iwbj36yyOJEzxISC7

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May 2021

Down Syndrome Indiana Conference-Virtual

May 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

The Arc Advocacy Network will have information about Medicaid Waivers, Vocational Rehabilitation Services, guardianship and alternatives, Special Needs Trusts, the Erskine Green Training Institute, and a variety of other topics available for families and self-advocates. Virtual; for more information, go to https://dsindiana.org/calendar-of-events/dsi-annual-conference/

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Ask The Arc Webinar

May 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Making an Informed Choice: Know the Facts & Options about Guardianship

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June 2021

Ask The Arc Webinar – Planning a Good Life

June 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Charting the LifeCourse ™ and the LifeCourse Framework ™ have tools to help plan that good life and to plan for a good life during different stages of life. Join us as we Chart the LifeCourse and plan a vision for a good life.

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July 2021

Beyond the School Bell: Post-Secondary Education Options

July 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Join us for our next Ask The Arc Webinar, Beyond the School Bell: Post-Secondary Education Options. In this session, we will discuss the rights of students with disabilities in the post-secondary education world. We will discuss a variety of post-secondary education options for students with disabilities and how to determine what is right for you or your loved one. We will also discuss what supports are available while students are still in high school and what supports are available after…

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August 2021

School City of East Chicago Registration Day and Information Fair

August 4 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
East Chicago High School Gym, 1100 W. Columbus Dr.
East Chicago, IN 46312 United States
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Free

The Arc Advocacy Network will have information about Medicaid Waivers, Vocational Rehabilitation Services, guardianship and alternatives, Special Needs Trusts, the Erskine Green Training Institute, and a variety of other topics available for families and self-advocates. The Arc of Indiana will have information available to attendees, however, there will not be an exhibitor present. Please note that the time of this event is CST.

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Restoring Dignity and Self-Determination by Charting the LifeCourse – Webinar

August 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

People learn from mistakes, yet too often, individuals with disabilities are not given the opportunity to try new things, make mistakes, and try again.  There is dignity in risk, and people learn from mistakes.  In this session, we'll talk about different types of harm and how to balance support and safety with dignity and respect. Register Here  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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Navigating the SSI process-Webinar

August 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

The Arc Advocacy Network will explain Social Security disability programs, the process Social Security uses to make a disability determination, and steps families can take to make this process easier. Thank you to the Autism Society of Indiana for allowing the Arc of Indiana the opportunity to present this webinar. Presenter will be Karly Sciortino Poulter. Register Here

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Sensory Friendly Railcats Game & Knowledge Series

August 22 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Railcats Stadium, 1 Stadium Plaza
Gary, IN 46402
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The Arc Advocacy Network will have information about Medicaid Waivers, Vocational Rehabilitation Services, guardianship and alternatives, Special Needs Trusts, the Erskine Green Training Institute, and a variety of other topics available for families and self-advocates.  Th Presenter will be Ofelia Jimenez. Thank you to Accessibilities for inviting the Arc of Indiana to participate in this event. Please note that this event is on CST.  

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October 2021

Yes, You CAN Work: Resources, Supports, and Incentives for Community Employment-Webinar

October 14 @ 6:00 pm

  Employment is an important part of adulthood, and it is the next step in independence, inclusion and equality. Yet some individuals with disabilities and families have concerns about working in the community. In this session, Andy Kirby, Executive Director of The Arc Foundation will discuss the importance of community employment and the resources available to assist people with disabilities in their employment goals. We will discuss the services and supports available through agencies such as Vocational Rehabilitation Services and…

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