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Navigating the SSI process-Webinar

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…

School City of East Chicago Registration Day and Information Fair

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…

DSP Rate Increase and FS Waiver Cap Increase Update

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have approved Indiana’s request to increase the budget cap for the Family Supports (FS) Medicaid Waiver and their request to  implement rate increases for the FS waiver and Community Integration and Habilitation (CIH) waiver. The rate increases will allow providers to increase wages for DSPs providing FS and…

Foster parents needed for research study on knowledge of genetic services

Tess O’Brien, a genetic counseling graduate student at Indiana University is exploring what foster parents know about genetic services for children with developmental disabilities. Foster parents who are fostering a child who has a developmental disability are needed for the research study. To learn more, click here.  To participate in the survey, click here.

Beyond the School Bell: Post-Secondary Education Options

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…

Ask The Arc Webinar – Planning a Good Life

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.

HCBS Access Act Webinar

Home and Community Based Services Access Act Webinar - Join in this webinar to learn about barriers in the current system, the proposed changes, and what you can do to make sure these changes become a reality.