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  • ​ July 3, 2015 » Join the conversation! » Facebook » Twitter » Instagram Celebrate your freedom this weekend! The Arc of the Midlands wishes you and yours a very happy and safe Independence Day! Thank you to America’s forefathers and all the men and women who continue to serve and protect our beloved country! #Merica […]

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  • ​ ​Website Home February 13,  2015 Love is in the air. Lock it up! Love. Grow. Build. is set to sprout May 2 in Lexington! Thanks to Alonzo and Associates LLC for allowing The Arc of the Midlands to use space for a community garden and love lock wall! All people — with and without […]

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  • ​   ​Website Home January 30,  2015 Don’t forget to remember these dates! All Lexington-Richland District 5 special needs students are invited to a middle and high school transition fair Feb. 10 from 6-8 p.m. at Irmo High School’s cafeteria. This information fair provides parents and students with information and resources to make transitioning smoother. There will be 22 providers plus refreshments […]

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  • Dec. 19, 2014 The Arc of the Midlands ​ABLE Act overwhelmingly passes U.S. Senate; moves on to President Obama Article from Disability Scoop The U.S. Senate has voted overwhelmingly to send legislation to the president establishing a new way for people with disabilities to save money without risking their government benefits. Lawmakers voted 76 to […]

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  • Learn more about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder at the fall forum Oct. 18 in Columbia. This is a free forum hosted by the South Carolina Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, The Arc of the Midlands and SC Developmental Disabilities Council. Sign up by clicking the link: FASD_conference_flyer with ceu. Dr. Sandra Kelly will present her research and […]

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  • Click on the link — GirlsontheRun — to see about getting your girl on the go with an intellectual or developmental disability involved in a Girls on the Run team. This program is for girls in third through eighth grade. Adult volunteers and coaches are also needed. Contact Aubrey at aubrey.thompson@girlsontherun.org or 803-381-0482 for more information. Because […]

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  • ​Website Home ​ ​September 19,  2014 ​​​​​​Join the Plant Yourself team in Soda City this Saturday and let’s get growing!This Green Chairs project is one part of the Mixed Greens program sponsored in part by the SC Developmental Disabilities Council. Join us on Saturday morning anytime from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. surrounded by local […]

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  • ​ ​Website Home    September 12,  2014  Special Edition Plant Yourself is launching at Soda City in one week! Are you ready for some fun? This Green Chairs project is one part of the Mixed Greens program sponsored in part by the SC Developmental Disabilities Council. Join us Saturday, Sept. 20 surrounded by local vendors selling […]

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  • ​Website Home​   September 5,  2014 ​ Plant Yourself is ready to launch this month at the Soda City market in downtown Columbia! This Green Chairs project is one part of the Mixed Greens program sponsored in part by the SC Developmental Disabilities Council. Join us on Saturday morning surrounded by local vendors selling all […]

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  •      Check out this sample script for some pointers as you contact your Senator about the Disability Treaty for 2014. “Hello my name _____. I live in ____, South Carolina. I know that the Senator is very busy but I am calling to ask the Senators support for the Disability treaty known as the CRPD2014. […]

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