The Arc Blog

Ask An Advocate Q&A |
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 Q&A |
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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News |
Home and Community-Based Services Study – Participants Needed

The University of Minnesota Institute on Community Integration is looking for people to be interviewed about how well home and

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Ask An Advocate Q&A |
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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Capitol Focus |
Housing Assistance Rule and Its Impact on Disability Community

This summer, The Arc Minnesota’s public policy team has been busy following a number of federal issues impacting the disability

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Ask An Advocate Q&A |
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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News |
Employment Focus Groups with the Metro Regional Quality Council

The Metro Regional Quality Council is seeking participants for focus groups! They want to hear from you about your experiences

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Ask An Advocate Q&A |
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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News |
Announcement About Arc’s Value Village St. Paul Store

We are sad to announce the closing of Arc’s Value Village store located in St. Paul. This decision was made

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Ask An Advocate Q&A |
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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Development |
Yes I Can! – Katie McDermott

Self-advocacy is important to The Arc’s Advocate Associate, Katie McDermott. To Katie, self-advocacy empowers her to give back. Katie initially

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Development |
Yes I Can! – Melvin Haagenson

Melvin has been a volunteer on our Self-Advocacy Advisory Committee for many years. To him, self-advocacy means that people with

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