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Ask An Advocate: Help with moving

Q. I am an adult with a disability and I receive PCA services. I have found a place to rent.

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Ask An Advocate: Future Life Planning

Q: I am unable to find staff to support my 15 year-old son in going to the movies. He likes

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Ask An Advocate: MA-TEFRA

Q: I have two children with disabilities whom I think could benefit for Medical Assistance-TEFRA. One is already on it

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Ask An Advocate: Transition Planning

Q. I want to help prepare my son with a disability for adulthood. He see’s his older brother living the

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Ask An Advocate: Employment

Q. My son is 21, on the autism spectrum, and just finished a transition program at school. He is very

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Ask An Advocate: Summer Activities

Q. I have a delightful 8 year old who loves basketball and he has a diagnosis of Autism. He has

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Ask An Advocate: Volunteering at The Arc

Q. I have a sister who is 18 years old with a bright smile and an infectious laugh! She also

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Ask An Advocate: Minnesota Microgrants

Q: I am 18 and want to become a Certified Microsoft Specialist to further my career. I could get a

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Ask An Advocate: State Medical Review Team (SMRT)

Q: Another parent told me to have my son “SMRTed” so he can receive disability services. I do not know

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Ask An Advocate: Election Year and Voting

Q: Is this an election year? How can I find out whether or not I’m supposed to vote in the

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Ask An Advocate: Social Security

Q:I’ve heard about SSI benefits and would like to know more about it. A: Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a

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Ask An Advocate: Creating Connections

Q: My son spends a lot of time by himself. He doesn’t have friends to call or to invite him

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