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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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Ask An Advocate Q&A |
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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Development |
Yes I Can! – Heidi Myhre

For Heidi Myhre, self-advocacy is about making choices. Many people with disabilities are not given the opportunity to make decisions

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Capitol Focus |
Why is voting important to you?

As a part of National Disability Voter Registration Week, The Arc Minnesota is asking “Why is voting important to you?”

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Capitol Focus |
Take Our 2019 Civic Engagement Survey

It’s that time of year again – for The Arc Minnesota’s annual civic engagement survey! Our policy team members depend

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Development |
Yes I Can! – Rocky Brodersen

Rocky has been volunteering with The Arc Minnesota’s Self-Advocacy Advisory Committee for many years. To him, self-advocacy means that people

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Development |
Yes I Can! – Kelly Lee

Kelly Lee is a longtime member of The Arc Minnesota’s Self-Advocacy Advisory Committee. Kelly values self-advocacy because people with disabilities

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Development |
Yes I Can! – Jeff White

Self-advocacy means different things to different people. Jeff White is a member of The Arc’s Self-Advocacy Advisory Committee. To him,

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Ask An Advocate Q&A |
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 Q&A |
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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