A View into Sexuality Education with Katherine McLaughlin

Listen in as Michelle Fischer, host of A View from My Window, talks with Katherine McLaughlin, an expert on sexuality and developmental disabilities.  “A View into Sexuality Education with Katherine McLaughlin” was produced in collaboration with Apostrophe Magazine. Katherine McLaughlin has taught sexuality education to people with developmental disabilities as well as trained them to… Read More

A View into Dealing for Dreams 2016

Listen in as Michelle Fischer talks with Ray Baker, Sertoma Club of Broad Ripple, about Dealing for Dreams, a charity casino game night hosted by the Sertoma Club of Broad Ripple and The Arc of Indiana Foundation. The August 6th event will features a VIP reception, surf & turf dinner, live music, Corvette raffle and… Read More

Case Management and the Life Course – Announcement from FSSA

This past June, the Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services laid the foundation for a collective vision for supporting individuals with disabilities in Indiana. Rooted in the LifeCourse Framework developed by the National Community of Practice for Supporting Families of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, DDRS’s vision brings together commonly held values and beliefs into a comprehensive approach… 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

Wait for Medicaid Waiver Services Now One Year

The waiting list for Medicaid Waiver services in Indiana that was once years long is now reduced to 1,706 people waiting for the Family Supports Waiver, with a wait of one year. Individuals who applied in July, 2015 are the next “date of application” to be targeted to receive waiver services. To learn more about… Read More

Advocacy Opportunity – Family Advocate, Northwest and Southwest Indiana

The Arc of Indiana is seeking Family Advocates for Northwest and Southwest Indiana to join our advocacy team. Essential Job Qualifications Support advocacy for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities 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… Read More

Nim’s News

Read the latest issue of Self-Advocates of Indiana’s newsletter, Nim’s News. Read More

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