Author Archives The Arc

  • Make some Christmas memories with your family and friends this year. There are so many opportunities in the Midlands area going on right now. Check out the following ideas. If there are any questions, a contact will be listed by the event. Merry Christmas! Holiday Lights on the River at Saluda Shoals Park is a crowd […]

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  • People with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) have more opportunities to work in fulfilling and competitive jobs thanks to The Arc@Work, an innovative workforce program. The Arc@Work is leading the way in developing creative workforce solutions for the government and private sector by connecting employers with talented employees with intellectual and developmental disabilities and supporting the recruitment, […]

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  • University of South Carolina senior Jory Fleming has been named one of the 32 winners of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. A Capstone Fellow, Fleming is pursuing a double major in geography and marine science with a minor in geophysics, focused on GIS and mapping data as a method of communicating on behalf of the ocean. […]

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  • From The Arc blog PARSIPPANY, N.J. (Dec. 1, 2016) – Baymont Inn & Suites unites with The Arc – a leading national advocate for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) – to open more doors in hospitality for individuals with I/DD, including autism and Down syndrome, as the hotel brand redefines breakfast with its […]

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  • Note: The following article is part of a series in The State newspaper’s Extra section. It features participants from Let’s Talk, a self-advocacy group empowering adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to speak up for their rights. In the United States, there is no more important example of freedom and independence than a citizen’s right to […]

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  • The Arc of the Midlands creates lifetime opportunities for persons with disabilities to reach their fullest potential by providing advocacy, education, employment, residential, and recreational services. We have a passion for making a difference, one person at a time. If interested or for more information on Arc Midlands employment opportunities, please send resume to applications@ArcMidlands.org. The following positions […]

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  • from The Arc blog If you are uninsured or looking for affordable health insurance, now is the time for you to look! During “open enrollment” you can purchase private health insurance through the marketplace in each state. Depending on your income, you may be eligible for assistance with your health insurance costs. If you currently […]

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  • From The Arc blog In honor of National Disability Employment Month, we interviewed Max, a member of The Arc of the Midlands. A young man with autism, Max’s passion for technology recently led him to pursue and ultimately secure a position at the technology giant Microsoft. Let’s catch up with him to see how his […]

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  • The Arc Launches Voter Support Service for People with Disabilities to Report Voting Problems from The Arc blog Washington, DC – In advance of this crucial election, The Arc has launched a new Voter Support Service to help people with disabilities report any barriers they experience when voting, and get help to resolve their issue […]

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  • 12.4.2015 | Connect with us! Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Phone   “What are you doing for others? Inspired by Martin Luther King Jr. Day, The Arc is excited to be chosen as one of 10 organizations across the nation in charge of organizing a community service event working with people with […]

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