Government Benefits
Position Statement — Government as a Direct Service Provider for Persons With Intellectual and Other Developmental Disabilities

The Arc Minnesota believes that government should not provide residential and day programs to individuals with intellectual and other developmental

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The Arc Minnesota Public Policy Principles

Through nonpartisan legislative advocacy, we support public policies founded in the principles of human and civil rights, autonomy and self-determination,

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Position Statement — Education

Education All children and youth with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities1 (I/DD) must receive a free appropriate public education that includes

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Resolution to Honoring the Remembering With Dignity Initiative

WHEREAS the history of people with disabilities in Minnesota is largely undocumented and unknown to the average Minnesotan; WHEREAS the

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Position Statement — Self-Directed Services

Services for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities must be reformed to focus on principles of individual control and self-determination.

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Position Statement — Direct Support Professional Workforce Shortage in Minnesota

Minnesota faces a DSP workforce shortage now and in the future in Home and Community-Based Services for people with intellectual

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Position Statement — Lower Parental Fees, Provide Relief to Families

Minnesota legislators should support legislation to reduce the unaffordable fees that many Minnesota parents pay for services that keep their

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Position Statement — Minnesota Income and Assets Limitations

People with intellectual and developmental disabilities should have the opportunity, like other citizens, to earn wages or income from a

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Position Statement — Employment

The Arc Minnesota believes that employment should be a top priority for services and supports for working-age individuals with intellectual

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Position Statement — Alternative Daytime Opportunities

The Arc Minnesota believes that individual with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) who choose not to work full-time must have

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Position Statement — Person-Centered Thinking, Planning, and Doing

The position of The Arc Minnesota is that all services and supports for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD)

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Position Statement — Provision of 24-Hour Services to Persons With Intellectual and Other Developmental Disabilities

By limiting twenty-four hour control of an individual with intellectual and other developmental disabilities by any one entity or person,

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