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Ask an Advocate: Microgrants in Southwest Minnesota

Q: I live in Southwestern Minnesota and heard about something called the Minnesota Microgrant Partnership. Can you tell me more

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Ask An Advocate: Metro Mobility

Q. What determines whether my 25 year old son with an Intellectual & Developmental Disability (IDD) can get rides from

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Ask An Advocate: Use of Master Pooled Trust Funds

Q. What can Master Pooled Trust funds be used for? A. The Arc Master Pooled Trust is a resource to

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Ask an Advocate: Helping students get to know each other

Q. I teach in a small charter school and have a student with Down syndrome who just started in my

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Becky Larson Memorial Travel Fund Offers Support for Family Vacations

Do you love to travel? You can see the world with the support of the Becky Larson Memorial Travel Fund!

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DHS Implements new MA Asset Verification System (AVS)

Earlier this summer, the Department of Human Services issued a bulletin announcing a new policy that impacts some individuals applying

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Inflation and Its Impact on the 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: 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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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: 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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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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