The Arc Blog

Ask An Advocate Q&A |
Ask An Advocate: How Can You Help Me?

Q. I have an 8 year old son with cerebral palsy. I have recently heard about The Arc Minnesota. What

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Capitol Focus |
Action Opportunity: Protect Healthcare for Minnesotans with Disabilities!

Last week, The Arc Minnesota Executive Director Andrea Zuber and Senior Advocate Gene Martinez joined nearly 100 members of This

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Ask An Advocate Q&A |
Ask an Advocate: Master Pooled Trust

Q. If I create a Master Pooled Trust for my child with a disability, can others contribute money to it?

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Ask An Advocate: Public Policy

Q: I heard that there are only a few weeks left of the legislative session. What is the status of

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Stories |
Minnesota Microgrant Recipient Accomplishes Goal of Independent Living

Congratulations to Mark who received funds from the Minnesota Microgrant Partnership to reach his goal of independent living. Mark formerly

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Ask An Advocate Q&A |
Ask An Advocate: Charter Schools

Q. What is a charter school? A. A charter school is a public school. Because they are public schools, they

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Ask an Advocate: Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS)

Q. I have two children with disabilities who utilize the Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS) option. I would like to

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Ask An Advocate: ABLE Account Savings

Q. I opened an ABLE Account recently and just got my first job. How much can I put in my

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Ask An Advocate: Planning for the Future

Q: I have questions about my son’s care and quality of life in the future. He is 30 years old,

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News |
Star Tribune Article Highlights Challenges to Community Integration

In an article appearing in the March 17th, 2019 edition of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, entitled, “State’s Promise of Dignity

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Capitol Focus |
Budgets and Bonding and Forecasts, Oh My! The News in Numbers

By Alicia Munson, The Arc Minnesota Public Policy Director These past few weeks have been busy for number-crunchers up at

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Stories |
Meet Kelly, a Self-Advocate With a Great Heart

I’m proud to be a great person with a lot of words in my mind and I have a lovely

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