Issues of the Day

The Arc of Illinois Update

As many of you have heard, Marca Bristo, CEO of Access Living passed this weekend.  We at the Arc re-double our commitment to follow Marca’s leadership and example to keep fighting… Read more »

The Arc of Illinois Update

I want to thank IARF for a great conference this week.  Krescene Beck from the Illinois Self Advocacy Alliance, Robby Stevens, self advocate and Anne Taylor from Marcfirst and I… Read more »

The Chicago Lighthouse Event

The Arc of Illinois is proud to support The Chicago Lighthouse’s upcoming event, Center Stage for Access and Inclusion, which will be held at Navy Pier on September 14 from… Read more »

The Arc of Illinois Update

As we have been sharing over the past few weeks, there will be a change October 1 regarding Medicaid’s ability to reimburse doctors who are not currently enrolled as Medicaid… Read more »

The Arc of Illinois Update

Medicaid Secondary Payer Concerns During our meeting a few weeks ago with Doug Elwell, Illinois Medicaid Administrator, about the following issue and here is his suggestion about next steps: Effective… Read more »

The Arc of Illinois Update

New: Supported Employment Webinar – Speak Up to Get the Job You Want Sept 6 at 11 am This will be a modified webinar version of a presentation we have been… Read more »

The Arc of Illinois Update

Registration for Living with Autism 2019 Conference, Health Care Seminar, SEAT trainings – two dates left, The Alliance Fall 2019 Regional Training, and other upcoming events:https://www.thearcofil.org/events/ Arc Leaders Meet with Sec… Read more »

The Arc of Illinois Update

Happy August!  This is a great opportunity to connect with your federal and state elected officials.  Check https://townhallproject.com/ to find town halls and other public events where you might be… Read more »