Advocacy Leadership Network

SAI is excited to share that The Arc of Indiana has launched a new program, the Advocacy Leadership Network, which will work to build a network of at least 200 people across the state to advocate for the issues important to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and share their experience to make a positive… Read More

Advocacy Fellow Employment Opportunity

The Arc of Indiana is pleased to partner with the Division on Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS) to create a state-wide advocacy leadership network of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and families. They are hiring twelve (12) advocacy fellows from around the state to help lead the effort to build an advocacy leadership network.… Read More

Supported Decision Making in Indiana – Guardianship, Civil Rights and the Case for a Less Restrictive Environment

The Arc of Indiana, through a grant from the National Resource Center for Supported Decision Making and the Administration for Community Living, has developed the report, Supported Decision Making in Indiana. Guardianship, Civil Rights and the Case for a Less Restrictive Environment. ¬†¬† The Interim Study Committee on Courts and the Judiciary Probate Study Subcommittee… Read More

FAQ About Medicaid Coverage for Autism Treatment

Which Medicaid Health Plans must cover autism treatment, including ABA? ALL Medicaid Health Plans must cover autism treatment, including ABA. ¬†Medicaid Health Plans include: Traditional Medicaid (fee-for-service); Hoosier Care Connect; Hoosier Health Wise; and MED Works. For adults, autism treatment is through the mental health benefits. Medicaid carriers include Anthem, MHS and MDWise (insurance companies… Read More

Medicaid Autism Treatment Benefits Under EPSDT

The Arc of Indiana, along with About Special Kids (ASK), Autism Society of Indiana, Family Voices Indiana, and Indiana Resource Center for Autism has developed a fact sheet, Medicaid Autism Treatment Benefits Under EPSDT, What Parents Need to Know. Medicaid Autism Treatment Benefits Under EPSDT If you have questions or would like additional information, please… Read More

Self-advocacy is important because it is a way for people to know that all people, including people with disabilities, have rights. We help people understand that we want to be treated with respect.

It is a way for our voices to be heard.

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