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Ask an Advocate: Additional Services from School

Question:  My son is 11 and has Down Syndrome. He gets special education services from our local school. I am wondering if there are any other services that may be available to him and our family?    Answer:  Our Arc guides are a good a place to begin to learn about services and supports. They […]

Ask an Advocate: What Does Person-Centered Mean?

To be person centered is to put everything that makes a person who they are first, rather than looking at their disability first. All people have relationships, hopes, dreams, strengths, fears, things that work for them, and things that don’t work—and this is what makes them who they are! Person centered thinking supports people in […]

Kim Keprios to Leave CEO Position at The Arc Minnesota

Kim Keprios, with the support of The Arc Minnesota Board of Directors, has announced her resignation as CEO of The Arc Minnesota, effective June 15.   “After 36 rewarding, humbling, joyful and challenging years with The Arc Greater Twin Cities and The Arc Minnesota, and with the support of the Board of Directors, I have […]

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