The Arc of Illinois Update: Correction and Federal Update

Reminders Wednesday Webinar Series Continues: Self Advocacy At Home During Covid! May 20, 10-11 am Register Here Hear from Leanne Mull, Blue Tower Solutions, Richard Hollenbeck and Becca Burrowabout how we can all engage in advocacy especially people with intellectual and developmental disabilities even though we are stuck at home. Weekly Wow Meetings! Blue Tower... Read more »

The Arc of Illinois Update

Wednesday Webinar Series Continues: Self Advocacy At Home During Covid! March 20, 10-11 am Register Here Hear from Leanne Mull, Blue Tower Solutions, Richard Hollenbeck and Becca Burrowabout how we can all engage in advocacy especially people with intellectual and developmental disabilities even though we are stuck at home. Action TODAY 9-12pm – They Deserve... Read more »

The Arc of Illinois Update

Hi Folks, Here is a great video update from the Arc of the US Senior Director of Policy, Nicole Jorwic:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQedtUsf324&feature=youtu.be After listening to it, please respond to the below action alert to make sure the House votes Friday and the Senate takes up the issues.¬† There are a number of really good items¬†for people with... Read more »

The Arc of Illinois Update

Wednesday Webinar – NEW Time This Week – 2:30 pm! Join Us Tomorrow from 2:30 – 3pm to hear Director Rahnee Patrick from the Division of Rehabilitation Services to hear how DRS is adjusting during covid. Register here. If you have a question for Director Patrick, please submit it here. Survey Still Open! The Arc... Read more »

The Arc of Illinois Update

Register for Wednesday Webinars! Wednesday Webinar – May 13, 2:30 pm (please note the time change) Webinar with DRS Director Rahnee Patrick – Hear from Director Patrick about the steps DRS has taken to support peopleduring this time. Submit your questions in advance here. WOW Webinars for People with Disabilities – This week’s topic: You... Read more »

The Arc of Illinois Update

Survey Request! The Arc of Illinois wants to hear from you about the experience peopleand families are having during this unprecedented times. This is a very brief survey but it will help us in our advocacy going forward. Speak Up and Speak Out Webinar with Director Stark –May 8 from 2-3 pm –Register Here,Submit a... Read more »

The Arc of Illinois Update

Hi Folks, Survey Request! The Arc of Illinois wants to hear from you about the experience peopleand families are having during this unprecedented times. This is a very brief survey but it will help us in our advocacy going forward. Speak Up and Speak Out Webinar with Director Stark May 8 from 2-3 pm Register... Read more »

The Arc of Illinois Update

Reminder – Wednesday Webinars! Wednesday Webinar – April 29, 10 am Please register for Weekly Webinar – Advocating for Your Children in Uncertain Times, presented by Lynn Betts, Family Trainer for the Family Resource Center on Disabilities on Apr 29, 2020 10:00 AM CDT at: Join us to learn about Effective Parent Communication and Record... Read more »

The Arc of Illinois Update

Wednesday Webinar – April 29, 10 am Please register for Weekly Webinar – Advocating for Your Children in Uncertain Times, presented by Lynn Betts, Family Trainer for the Family Resource Center on Disabilities on Apr 29, 2020 10:00 AM CDT at: Join us to learn about Effective Parent Communication and Record Keeping during this challenging... Read more »

The Arc of Illinois Update

IDHS Communications Secretary Hou released a letter today to providers regarding the CARES relief package, asking providers to report if they have applied for the funds. Here is the letter. IDHS Announces Distribution of 16,000 Mask through IARF The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) Divisions of Developmental Disabilities (DDD), Mental Health (DMH), and Substance... Read more »