from the blog

The Arc Blog
A Legal Victory for Students with Disabilities
Monday, February 19, 2018 11:00:59 AM

Marking the FMLA Anniversary with a Call for Paid Leave
Monday, February 19, 2018 11:00:46 AM

Chapter Benefits Spotlight
Monday, February 19, 2018 11:00:39 AM

advocacy & action

Threats to the ACA and Medicaid are threats to people with disabilitiesJoin Our Fight!
Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act are critical for people with I/DD and their families – yet they are under attack. Sign up to #JoinOurFight and learn more

Family together on couchLatest on ABLE Accounts
The Arc’s National Policy Matters: ABLE Accounts for People with Disabilities is available to answer questions about the details of ABLE accounts. As states have launched ABLE programs, The Arc has maintained an updated ABLE state implementation chart. You can learn about other aspects of planning for the future by visiting The Arc’s Center for Future Planning®.  For additional information on ABLE accounts, please listen to our recorded webinars for chapter staff and other disability professionals and for people with I/DD and family members (click on recorded sessions).” Shortly after the passage of the ABLE Act on the federal level in 2014, The Arc released a short summary as well as more detailed information about ABLE accounts.

programs & events

The-Arc_Work-headerInnovation through Inclusion
The Arc@Work is revolutionizing today’s workforce by connecting employers to talented individuals with I/DD seeking employment. We assist with all aspects of the employment process — from recruiting and interviewing to on-boarding and retention support. Find out more by visiting our website!

EOY CFP 2015

The Center for Future Planning
Learn how to create a guide for an adult with I/DD to lead a good life as independently as possible. A plan is especially important for the future when the parent or caregiver is no longer able to provide support. More...