WASHINGTON, DC – Neli Latson’s story of unjust prosecution and abuse in the criminal legal system was heard at the White House today, bringing attention to the need for better treatment of people with disabilities in interactions with law enforcement. Latson was invited to speak with high level government officials during a Black History Month […]
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WASHINGTON, DC -The Arc has elected a slate of new and returning members of the Board of Directors to lead its work for the next two years. This distinguished group includes professionals in the intellectual and developmental disability (IDD) field and affiliated services, people with IDD, family members, and leaders in the corporate and legal […]
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Isaac has autism and mental health disabilities. Isaac sometimes gets very focused on certain things and struggles to adjust or focus on other things. To help him in school, his parents made a 504 plan for him so that teachers and other staff at the school would know how to support and redirect him safely. […]
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Ellen Feldman has a passion for increasing research in the intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) field and continuing her ongoing advocacy in that arena. She currently serves as the Central Region Vice President for The Arc New York, and as a member of the Board of Governors and Executive Committee. So, what inspires Ellen to […]
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As COVID-19 rapidly spread across the U.S. in March 2020, Congress declared a public health emergency and passed legislation that gave states more money for Medicaid if they met certain requirements. One of the main requirements was that people would be able to keep their Medicaid health care during the COVID-19 public health emergency. As […]
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WASHINGTON, DC – As the public learns more about the killing of Tyre Nichols, The Arc stands in solidarity with his family and friends. “Yet again, the nation watches another video exposing police violence against a Black man after a traffic stop. We are horrified to witness the brutalization of an unarmed man. Tyre had […]
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