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The Arc Mission of the Year Awards

  At the annual meeting in May, 2018, The Arc Minnesota recognized seven individuals and organizations with the agency’s Leader of the Year Awards.  These honors recognize contributions that further The Arc Minnesota’s mission of supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families and advocating for their human rights.   Karen Powell […]

Ask An Advocate: Sports Participation

Q: My daughter is eight and has Down syndrome.  She loves to play baseball.  Where can I find a program for her this summer?   A: Summer sports are listed in the community education, school district or local parks and recreation websites.  You can also check with the YMCA or YWCA.  Your child may be […]

Ask An Advocate: Medical Assistance – TEFRA

Q: My 4 year old son has physical and cognitive disabilities.  We were told to apply for Medical Assistance – TEFRA in order to access therapies, equipment, taking care of him and other help.  I think the parental fee will be too expensive and we are concerned we can’t afford it.  Are there ways we […]

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