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Ask An Advocate: Transition Individualized Education Plan (IEP)

Q. My daughter is in ninth grade and has an IEP.  Her teacher said it’s time to do a transition evaluation.  What is it and why does she need one?   A. Transition is the period between ninth grade and graduation from high school or a transition program.  When a student is in ninth grade, schools […]

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 […]

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