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Senator Young Introduces Special Needs Trust Improvement Act

U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) have introduced the Special Needs Trust Improvement Act of 2022 to give families greater flexibility in choosing the remainder beneficiary of trusts established for a loved one who has a disability or chronic illness. Federal legislation signed into law in 2019, allows retirement funds placed in a special needs trust,…

The Arc Master Trust & Finance Intern Opportunity

The Arc of Indiana is a state-wide, not-for-profit association that advocates for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. We are seeking an individual to intern for the finance and trust departments. During the internship, this individual will report to the CFO and will work with general accounting functions for The Arc of…

Apply for 2022 Leadership Indiana Training Program

Self-Advocates of Indiana and The Arc of Indiana are seeking self-advocates to apply for our 2022 Leadership Indiana Training Program, taking place August 15-19 in Muncie, Indiana. The training is open to 25 individuals who have an intellectual or developmental disability and are passionate about advocacy and becoming a leader in the self-advocacy movement. Participants…

The Arc Master Trust & Finance Intern Opportunity

The Arc of Indiana is a state-wide, not-for-profit association that advocates for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. We are seeking an individual to intern for the finance and trust departments. During the internship, this individual will report to the CFO and will work with general accounting functions for The Arc of…

The Duke Energy Foundation Grant in Support of EGTI

The Duke Energy Foundation has awarded $25,000 to The Arc of Indiana Foundation to support the foundation’s Erskine Green Training Institute (EGTI). The grant is part of awards totaling over $330,000 to 16 organizations working to create a pipeline of skilled workers prepared to meet Indiana’s workforce needs. “Without fail, employers and community leaders I…

Naming of Erskine Green Training Institute Lacy Family Healthcare Programs

The Arc of Indiana Foundation is pleased to share that J.A. and Elizabeth Lacy have committed $350,000 in support of the foundation’s Erskine Green Training Institute (EGTI) and its mission to provide opportunities for postsecondary vocational training for people with disabilities that empower and lead to meaningful employment. EGTI’s healthcare support training programs have been…

Webinar Series for HCBS Case Managers & Providers

Indiana’s Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services has contracted with The Arc of Indiana to provide a series of webinars for case managers and providers of home and community based Medicaid Waiver services under the Family Supports Waiver and Community Integration and Habilitation (CIH) Waiver. Case managers and providers are encouraged to register for each…

My Daughter’s School Musical Story

#TheArcMakesInclusionHappen Several weeks ago, my daughter’s school choir held auditions for a musical. While singing is not her strong suite, I asked the director if she could use her rhythmic gymnastics skills to perform using her twirling ribbon and hula hoop. I was so happy when the director enthusiastically agreed. I then learned that the…