Indiana General Assembly

Building Relationships – Easy and Important

It seems just as one legislative session ends, the next begins. Each summer and fall we stress the importance of building relationships with legislators to our local chapters, parents, self advocates and board members.  We certainly don’t want people to become pen pals with their legislators and bother them too much. What we really want…

The Power of Personal Stories in the Legislative Process

Thanks from The Arc to all of the families and self advocates who came out in force over the last two weeks of the legislative session to advocate regarding the Medicaid waiver language in the budget bill. It is a wonderful feeling to have legislators come up and say, “I heard from a family today,”…