The Timeline Has Changed, But Threats to People with Disabilities in Senate Health Care Reform Efforts Remain

Washington, DC – The Arc released the following statement as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pulls the Better Care Reconciliation Act, and announces an upcoming vote on a repeal of the Affordable Care Act without an immediate replacement: “Make no mistake – the Medicaid program and the home and community based supports that people with […]

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Time Is RUNNING Short!

This Saturday, Executive Director of The Arc of Oakland County Tom Kendziorski will be running in the Bayshore Half Marathon to raise money for The Arc Michigan. Click Here to Help Tom  Reach His Goal of Raising $15,000 We’re Already Half Way There!!

Continue Your Advocacy

The following is from Alan Bolter of the Michigan Association of Community Mental Health Boards.  The language and information are relevant.  It also suggests that, if the legislature does insist on pilots or demonstrations, they need to include certain protections for enrollees and adequate evaluation of the pilots. Please use as you see fit, but […]

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ACTION ALERT: Please Remove Section 234 from the Senate DHHS Budget

Click Here Now To Email Your Senator     As you know, this week the Senate DHHS subcommittees released their FY18 budget recommendations. While this is the first step of the process, we have significant concerns with the Senate’s recommendation contained in a new boilerplate section 234, which calls for the privatization of the entire […]

Nicole Jorwic

Speaker Confirmed

Good news! We have confirmed our final speaker for the 2017 Disability Policy Seminar on June 23rd! Nicole Jorwic from The Arc US, Director, Rights Policy, will give us Federal Updates, as well as updates on Medicaid and HCBS. If you haven’t already, register now!  There are only about 25 seats remaining, so grab your […]

Registration Is Now Open!

Registration for the 2017 Disability Policy Seminar on Friday, June 23rd is officially open, and spots are filling QUICKLY! Hurry up to reserve your seat, as space is limited.  Click Here to Register now

Dohn Hoyle

Thank You.

Thank you.   There are strikingly memorable events which deserve something beyond celebration. The closure of the states’ institutions and Intermediate Care Facilities was one of those. So too is the passage of legislation to ban the use of seclusion and restraint in our schools.   Both were long sought outcomes and had a lengthy […]

2017 Tax Guide

Click Here for this year’s 2017 Tax Guide from The Arc Michigan *For use in preparing your federal return for tax year 2016