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The Arc of Illinois Update

The Arc of Illinois Update: Newly Released Draft Statewide Transition Plan Newly Updated Draft Statewide Transition Plan Related to HCBS Settings Rule Thank you to Director Stark for sharing with… Read more »

The Arc of Illinois Update

The Arc of Illinois:  Medicaid Block Granting Proposal Reminder DUE TODAY BY MIDNIGHT – Comment on the State Board Proposed Rules around Seclusion and Restraint Don’t miss the opportunity to share your… Read more »

The Arc of Illinois Update

State of the State This week, Governor Pritzker gave his second State of the State and highlighted a number of issues including education, corruption, property tax relief, pensions and working together.  Here… Read more »

The Arc of Illinois: Act Now!

Reminder DUE TODAY – Application for DD Advisory Committee Applications to join the new DD Advisory Committee that will advise Director Stark on home and community based services.  Here is information… Read more »

The Arc of Illinois Update

Don’t Miss Our Spring Events: QIDP Conference – Jan 28, Alsip Executive Leadership Conference – Feb 5-6, Lisle The Arc of Illinois 70th Convention – April 22-23, Lisle Check them… Read more »

The Arc of Illinois Update

A few good notes from Director Allison Stark of the Division of Developmental Disabilities before the holidays! Good Afternoon! As the new year fast approaches I wanted to take this… Read more »

The Arc of Illinois Update

The Arc of Illinois Update – Take Action! We hope everyone has a wonderful holiday and new year.  Please note, the Arc update will be out the week of Jan… Read more »

The Arc of Illinois Update

Seclusion and Restraint – Voices Needed This week the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) released its proposed final rules on the use of seclusion and restraint in schools.  You… Read more »

The Arc of Illinois Update

Chicago Passes Ordinance Set to Eliminate the Subminimum Wage in Four Years Last Tuesday, the Chicago City Council passed a budget as well as a management ordinance that included a… Read more »