Arc Guide to Subsidized Housing

The federal government provides subsidized housing. This is often with help from states and counties. Subsidized housing helps people afford

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Arc Guide to Self-Advocacy

Self-advocacy is using your power to advocate for yourself and to educate others to do the same. Even with an

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Arc Guide to Social Security Disability Income (SSDI)

SSDI is a Social Security Administration (SSA) program. It pays benefits to people who used to work, but no longer

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Arc Guide to Family Support Grant

The Family Support Grant (FSG) is a Minnesota grant program. The FSG provides cash grants to families of people with

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Arc Guide to Voting

Voting is how Americans choose elected officials. Sometimes we also vote to decide issues. Eligibility to vote has been a

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Arc Guide to Power of Attorney

It is best for everyone to make their own decisions about their life and what they want or need. The

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Arc Guide to ABLE Accounts

The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act passed in 2014. The ABLE Act creates tax-free savings accounts for people

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Healthcare
Arc Guide to Minnesota Health Care Directives

It can be tough to think about what will happen when we are not at our healthiest. Completing a Health

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Education
Arc Guide to Parent Participation in an IEP Meeting

What is an IEP? An Individualized Education Program (IEP) is an annual written plan that provides documentation for students with

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Education
Arc Guide to Effective Advocacy/Working on a Team

This guide will provide information on general advocacy.  It will also provide information on communication with professionals, which is an

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Self-Advocacy
Arc Guide to Person Centered Planning

Everyone, with or without a disability, wants to have choices, meaningful relationships, a purpose and places to go and belong

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Education
Arc Guide to Related Services in Special Education

An Individualized Education Program (IEP) is a written plan. It provides documentation for students with disabilities receiving special education under

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