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Thank you Minnesota State Arts Board!

Thank you Minnesota State Arts Board for supporting PhotoVoice, a hands-on educational experience to help youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities share stories through photography. The Arc sponsored the PhotoVoice sessions in 2017 and the artists’ work has been featured in gallery exhibits in 2017 and 2018. This activity is made possible by the voters […]

Ask An Advocate: Planning for School Breaks

Q. School breaks can be stressful because it’s a break in the routine. Do you have any advice on how to reduce the stress so we can enjoy the time off?   A. Families and their children are excited about the holiday season and/or school breaks; however, it can also be a stressful time. During […]

Sexuality Education Workshop

You may be aware of the staggering statistics regarding abuse and sexual assault for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The recent NPR series, Abused and Betrayed, has shed light on this important issue.    On March 8th, Mitch Gunderson-Palmer and Brian Shreifels led the Sexuality Education and Developmental Disabilities Workshop in Rochester, MN. Their training was […]

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