Columbus Buddy Walk

Donner Park 1900-1930 Lafayette Ave, Columbus, IN

Each year in celebration in celebration of National Down Syndrome Awareness Month, communities all across the country participate in Buddy Walks to raise awareness of this common genetic condition. The Buddy Walk was established by the National Down Syndrome Society in 1995 to raised awareness of Down syndrome. The Buddy Walk has grown from 17 […]

Beyond Guardianship: Transitioning to SDM and Self-Determination

Embassy Suites Noblesville 13700 Conference Dr S, Noblesville, IN

The Arc Advocacy Network will discuss guardianship, alternatives to guardianship, and Supported Decision Making to help families understand their options in this area. 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 […]

Know the Facts and Know Your Options Surrounding Guardianship and Alternatives

Virtual

Hosted by Meaningful Day Services, The Arc Advocacy Network will discuss guardianship, alternatives to guardianship, and Supported Decision Making to help families understand their options in this area. 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 […]

Waiver Sign Up Night

Fishers High School 13000 Promise Rd, Fishers, IN

The Arc Advocacy Network will explain Medicaid Waivers and answer questions about waivers. We will have Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services (BDDS) waiver applications available and help families fill out those applications. Enter through Door 1, event is in the LGI Room.

Free

Bartholomew County Transition Fair

Columbus Learning Center 4555 Central Ave, Columbus, IN

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.

Special Olympics State Conference

Embassy Suites Noblesville 13700 Conference Dr S, Noblesville, IN

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. Registration information forthcoming.

Down Syndrome Association of NorthWest Indiana Buddy Walk and Family Fun Day

Lake County Fairgrounds 889 S Court St, Crown Point, IN

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. To learn more or register a team, go to: https://dsanwi.org/buddy-walk/.

Inspiring Abilities Expo, Fall 2022

Perry Meridian HS gym 401 W Meridian School Rd, Indianapolis, IN

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.

Waiver Sign Up Night

SELF School 750 Ransom Road, Valparaiso, IN

The Arc Advocacy Network will explain Medicaid Waivers and answer questions about waivers. We will have Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services (BDDS) waiver applications available and help families fill out those applications.

Leadership Network Focus Group — Lafayette

Wabash Center 2000 Greenbush Street, Lafayette, IN

Hosted by Wabash Center We are working to build a broader network of self-advocate and family leaders across the state who can connect with other self-advocates and families to support each other in building a good life, across all ages and stages, utilizing Charting the LifeCourse tools. We are calling on families, self-advocates, DSPs, case managers, advocates, […]

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