The Arc Blog

Stories |
Real-World Experience in a Highly Competitive Field

My name is Annalisa Linn and I have been working at the Arc as a Graphic Design interns since September

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Stories |
What Does Your Voice Mean to You?

My youngest son Josh was born prematurely and had a Grade IV brain hemorrhage at birth, with complications that require

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Services |
Joshua’s Business Booms with Help from a Microgrant

Joshua applied for funds from the Minnesota Microgrant Partnership, administered by the Arc Minnesota, to update his company website. DAGERS

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Stories |
For More Than 50 Years, The Arc Has Been There for My Brother and My Family

Dear Friends, Many families trust The Arc Minnesota to help with difficult challenges. My family initially received support from The

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Ask An Advocate Q&A |
Ask An Advocate: GetSet! Online Interest Map Tool

Q: I am a high school special education teacher, and am looking for a way for students to start thinking

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Ask An Advocate: Survivor SSI Benefits and Medical Assistance (MA)

Q: My brother is 55 years-old and has an intellectual disability. He has disability-based Medical Assistance (MA) and has been

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News |
Andrea Zuber Named CEO of The Arc Minnesota

The Arc Minnesota today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Andrea Zuber as Chief Executive Officer, effective February

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Ask An Advocate Q&A |
Ask An Advocate: Microgrants Available

Q: My case manager told me I might be able to apply for a microgrant from The Arc Minnesota. Are

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Ask An Advocate: Communicating Choices

Q. Does The Arc have any tools to help a young person communicate their interests and choices? A. The Arc

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Ask An Advocate: Housing Access Services

Q: I am homeless. I have been living in my car or sleeping on a friend’s couch. I can’t go

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Ask An Advocate: Special Needs or Pooled Trust?

Q. What is the difference between a Special Needs Trust and Pooled Trust? A. A pooled trust is a special

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Ask An Advocate: Applying for Medical Assistance

Q. My 11-year-old son has an intellectual and developmental disability and I was told I should apply for Medical Assistance

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