A View into Membership with The Arc

Listen in as Michelle talks with Mark Kevitt, Director of Program Services for The Arc of Indiana, about our annual membership drive, how to become a member, and what local chapters of The Arc can do to grow membership.  After you listen to the podcast, learn more about membership at Join The Arc. Read More

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 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… Read More

Energy Assistance Programs for Low-Income Households

To learn about energy assistance programs that may be available to assist individuals with low incomes or disabilities, call 211 for help. In addition, contact the Community Action Agency in your area to learn about funds available from the state and federal Energy Assistance Program. The Energy Assistance Program (EAP) provides financial assistance to low-income… Read More

Pathways to Employment Film Series

The Arc of Indiana has produced a documentary film series, Pathways to Employment, which celebrates six unique Hoosiers who have not let their developmental disabilities stand in their way of becoming employed. The six short films are designed to share the message that hiring people with developmental disabilities is “Good for Business, Good for People and Good… Read More

Medicaid Managed Care

Aged, Blind and Disabled Task Force Questionnaire Response from The Arc of Indiana & Self-Advocates of Indiana  July 22, 2013 1. What goals and outcomes should a Medicaid managed care program for the aged, blind and disabled strive to achieve? New systems must be built with a focus on care coordination, be person-centered, coordinated locally by… Read More

Medicaid Expansion & Managed Care

Indiana has a unique opportunity to expand health care coverage to Hoosiers, and grow the economy, by expanding Medicaid coverage as provided under the Affordable Care Act. As part of the Medicaid expansion debate, Indiana is exploring the development of a managed care program for all persons in the “aged, blind and disabled” population for acute… Read More

Objective Based Allocation Guide

Objective Based Allocations (OBA) is the process used to allocate funding to recipients of the Developmental Disabilities (DD) and Autism Medicaid waivers. Learn More: Family and Consumer Guide to Objective Based Allocations. Please share this guide with others and give us feedback on additional information or questions and answers that would be helpful to include in future updates. 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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