The Midstate Region provides programs and services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in Stearns, Benton, Morrison & Todd Counties.
People living in the region and throughout Minnesota can access programs and services provided by The Arc Minnesota. For details, click here.
Education and Training
Education and Training events located in the Midstate Region and webinars are listed on this page.
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Join us for a webinar that highlights health care programs and options for people with disabilities, including everything from private insurance to Medical Assistance to Medicare. We’ll cover the different healthcare applications and processes, including MNsure, and dive into the details of Medical Assistance programs designed for Minnesotans with disabilities. Register for Healthcare for People With Disabilities Webinar. Please register for Healthcare for People with Disabilities on Feb 6, 2018 12:30 PM CST at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7791474033287167491 After registering, you will…Find out more »
This workshop helps participants gain a better understanding of the areas they will need to focus on for a successful transition. The workshop includes information on graduation, guardianship, Supplemental Security Income, housing and employment. This session will also address how the IEP (Individualized Education Program) changes during transition years to focus on the areas of Post-Secondary Education and Training, Employment and Independent Living and how to become a more active participant in the IEP process. Please register for Transition and…Find out more »
Do you have questions about guardianship? The Arc believes that the majority of people, regardless of disability, have the ability to make decisions in regards to their life. When an individual turns 18 years old, they are considered a legal adult. Guardianship is a substitute decision making process and exists to assist adults in making decisions about their lives. Alternative and less restrictive options should always be considered when thinking about guardianship.Attend this Guardianship Workshop to learn more about guardianship,…Find out more »