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

Advocacy Opportunity – Family Advocacy Educator, Northwest and Southwest Indiana

The Arc of Indiana is seeking Family Advocacy Educators for Northwest and Southwest Indiana to join our advocacy team. Essential Job Qualifications Support advocacy for individuals with I/DD and their families by promoting the programs and services supported by The Arc of Indiana. Ability to make presentations before diverse audiences as well as share information… Read More

A View with Fellow Podcast Host, Reid Moriarty

Listen in as Michelle talks with fellow podcast host, Reid Moriarty, host of Talk Time with Reid Moriarty. You can find all of Reid’s podcasts on SoundCloud. Michelle offers this podcast as a digital contributor to Apostrophe Magazine. Read More

The Arc Utility Support Program

The Arc of Indiana’s new Utility Support Program can assist families with utility costs, including payment for utility bills, funding to reactivate or prevent disconnection of services, deposit assistance to begin services, and funding to cover back utility debt. Eligibility Requirements Applicants must meet all eligibility requirements Family with a dependent child under the age… Read More

A View into The Arc’s Utility Support Program

Listen in as Michelle Fisher talks with Clint McKay, Director of Operations, about The Arc’s Utility Support Program. This new program, provided in partnership with the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, can assist families with utility costs, including payment for utility bills, funding to reactivate or prevent disconnection of services, deposit assistance to begin… Read More

Applications for On My Way Pre-K Now Being Accepted in Five Pilot Counties

State to partner with Indy Preschool Scholarship Program in Marion County Indianapolis (January , 2016) – Indiana’s Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning (OECOSL) is now accepting applications from families in the five pilot counties who may be eligible for grants for their children to receive high-quality, prekindergarten education through the On My Way… Read More

New Fort Wayne Area Support Group – Boundaries Crossed: Asperger’s Youth Group

Easter Seals Arc of Northeast Indiana, Autism Society of Indiana and Partners in Autism are collaborating to launch a new support group for middle school and high school teens. Boundaries Crossed: Asperger’s Youth Group was created to bring together youths with Asperger’s syndrome, high-functioning autism, anxiety and similar personality traits. Learn More Read More

The Arc News in Indiana, Winter 2015-2016

Read The Arc News in Indiana, our quarterly publication, with news and information on: 2016 Public Policy Agenda Self-Advocates of Indiana A View from My Window Supported Decision Making 2015 Award Recipients Erskine Green Training Institute Facts and Staff The Arc’s Center for Future Planning The Arc Utility Support Program Read More

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