Awareness'S ARCHIVE

  • (Note: Taken from The Arc blog. The Arc of the Midlands is excited to partake in The Arc@Work also. For more information about The Arc@Work, contact thearc@arcmidlands.org.) Washington, DC – The Arc (US) is thrilled to announce it has received an additional $240,000 from the Walmart Foundation to encourage and support workers with intellectual and developmental […]

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  • From The Arc blog Washington, DC – The Arc released the following statement following the defeat of the Health Care Freedom Act in the United States Senate: “Never underestimate the power of the disability community, who took on this civil rights fight for themselves and future generations. “The defeat of this disastrous health care bill […]

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  • From Disability Scoop Tucked inside a larger bill signed by President Barack Obama this week is a tweak to federal law that’s designed to make it easier for people with disabilities to save money. Under the new law, individuals with disabilities can create a special needs trust for themselves rather than relying on others to […]

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  • By Quincy S. Abbot, Friend and Past National President of The Arc Bob was one of the humblest of men and also one of the most outspoken of men when urging that individuals with intellectual disabilities have the right to live as other humans live. Bob approached each person as a friend. Each person had […]

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Nov. 20, 2015 • Connect with us! Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Website   The Arc of the Midlands is growing! If you haven’t heard by now, ​The Arc of the Midlands has moved into a bigger office space at 529 South Lake Drive. We have more office space​ in addition to a laundry area […]

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  • Website Home  ♦  Sept. 11,  2015   Let’s Talk launches its leadership program The Let’s Talk self-advocacy and leadership/media program launched last week at Burton Center and United Cerebral Palsy of SC. We are excited to bring education and training to all clients at these day programs so they can learn to speak up for themselves […]

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