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 […]
Click Here for this year’s 2017 Tax Guide from The Arc Michigan *For use in preparing your federal return for tax year 2016
The Senate is planning to pass a budget that will begin the process of repealing of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on JANUARY 11. This is the first step in taking health care away before having a plan to replace it. People’s health and lives are at stake! We need advocates to reach out to […]
Lt. Governor Brian Calley held a press conference this morning, encouraging people to embrace the understanding that “Every single person has value and worth. We must be vigilant in defending the dignity of all people, especially those with developmental or intellectual disabilities.” Click Here for the news story from Channel 7 WXYZ in Detroit Lt. […]
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LANSING, Mich. – Flint families may get nutritious food that can limit the effects of lead exposure during mobile food pantry hours set for September at locations throughout Flint. The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan in Flint and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services are announcing the upcoming schedule for mobile food pantry […]
Tension flares over workgroup reports, procedures By JAY GREENE Click Here to view Craine’s Article Tensions flared several weeks ago between mental health advocates and state officials over how to proceed in developing a crucial report to the Michigan Legislature on how best to fund $2.4 billion in Medicaid behavioral health dollars and integrate physical […]
Leaders In Policy Advocacy Is Now Accepting Applications for their Fall/Winter session in Grand Rapids, MI. October 2016 – March 2017 Applicants will commit to 6 weekends to be considered for attendance. Eligible participants are adults with developmental disabilities and parents of minor (under 18) children with DD. Click here for more information and to […]