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Golf Ball Bounce & Golf Tournament

The National Bank of Indianapolis33rd Annual Golf TournamentBenefiting The Arc of Indianahosted by Eddie Gill  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2022EAGLE CREEK GOLF CLUB Click here for complete information and registration! Golf Ball Bounce! On the morning of our annual golf tournament, June 22, 2022,numbered golf balls will be dropped onto Eagle Creek’s front green. Closest numbered…

2022 Legislative Session Wrap Up

The 2022 session of the Indiana General Assembly ended in the early morning hours of March 9th. This year’s session was a short session, so no major budget items were discussed. Major priorities for legislators included ending the state’s public health emergency and cutting taxes for Hoosiers. Following are the legislative wins for Hoosiers with…

Why We Fight – H.B. 1107 Special Ed. Reform

Yesterday’s Senate Education Committee hearing on H.B. 1107, which would provide balance to parents in due process hearings by shifting the burden of proof to schools, was a reminder of just how lonely the special education policy space can be at the Statehouse. Over the years The Arc of Indiana has found ways to collaborate…

The Arc of Indiana Honors Outstanding Legislators

The Arc of Indiana was pleased to honor outstanding state legislators for their service and commitment to Hoosiers with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) at our annual legislative awards breakfast on January 6, 2022. State Representative Tim Brown – Lifetime Achievement Award State Representative Tim Brown (R-District 41) was recognized for his longtime commitment to people…

Announcing – The Arc of Indiana Academy!

We are excited to announce the launch of The Arc of Indiana Academy, a new home to The Arc of Indiana Advocacy Training Program and Erskine Green Training Institute’s (EGTI) Workplace and Independent Living Support Subscription. Advocacy Training Program The Advocacy Training Program offers a wide array of videos on topics impacting people with disabilities…

Celebrating 65 Years of Advocacy and Change

65 years ago on September 25, 1956, a small but mighty group of families came together to establish a statewide organization with the mission of creating a better world for their sons and daughters with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Indiana. While The Arc of Indiana’s name has changed over those 65 years, that core…

New Fact Sheets from The Arc Insurance Advocacy Resource Center

The Arc Insurance Advocacy Resource Center (INARC) has new and updated fact sheets on insurance issues impacting families who have children with disabilities. Insurance Advocacy Resource Center Fact Sheets ABA Autism Treatment – Health Insurance Appeal Tips FAQ about Medicaid Coverage for Autism Treatment Medicaid Autism Treatment Benefits Under EPSDT, What Parents Need to Know…

Circles of Support – Introducing our Mission Circle Founding Members

Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.   The Arc of Indiana Circles of Support The Arc of Indiana has served as the state’s leading advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities for over 60 years. Our advocacy efforts continue to be the core of our mission. Key to that mission…

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…