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Walking for My Niece, Nephew and All Impacted by Autism

by Katie Batagianis Recently, while my husband and I were watching a basketball game on television, I noticed that one of the coaches was wearing a lapel pin in the shape of a puzzle piece, the nationally recognized symbol for Autism Spectrum Disorder.  I looked up the coach, Jason Kidd of the Brooklyn Nets, and…

Purchase a Personalized Brick for the Training Institute & Teaching Hotel

You can now purchase a personalized brick from historic Muncie – discovered beneath the street where The Arc Training Institute and Teaching Hotel will soon stand! Show your support, recognize your business or organization, honor a loved one or make your mark in history by leaving your own personal message on a brick prominently displayed in the…

Leaving The Institution for A Life In The Community

by Jeff Huffman As I walked the empty halls, I peered into the empty rooms, celebrating the new lives of the residents we moved, but silently grieving for those that lived and passed away in these walls over the years. As I started our consulting company little did I think that one of my first…

A View into Membership in The Arc

Listen in as Michelle talks with The Arc’s Director of Program Services, Mark Kevitt, about why The Arc values and appreciates our members, and how individuals, organizations and businesses can become a member.  Michelle also…

Now is the Time to Invest in Autism Diagnosis & Treatment

April 2 is World Autism Day, and April is Autism Awareness Month. Recently, the Centers for Disease Control released new information that 1 in 68 children in the US are diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder.  That is a 30% increase from 2 years ago, when the number was estimated at 1 in 88. Even…

Health Insurance Market Place and Options for Children with Special Needs

From The Arc Insurance Project Open enrollment for the www.HealthCare.gov health insurance plans ends March 31st. Does your health insurance plan cover enough services for your loved one with a developmental disability?  Especially if your loved one is a child in need of early intervention? Does your child have autism, but your employer’s health plan…