Give the Gift of Independence

Independence can mean many things: living in your own home or apartment, achieving financial security, or speaking up for yourself and for others. It can mean trying and failing, learning from your decisions, and changing your mind. Independence is different for everyone, but it is everyone’s right to help build a life that’s right for […]

Are You Ready to Be Counted?

The 2020 census is coming up and it is critical for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families. The census seeks to include every individual living in the United States, but many people with disabilities are historically left out of the count—harmfully impacting funding, services, and supports.   Census data helps guide […]

FREE EVENT! Understanding IEPs with Sandee Koski

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16 5:00PM – 8:00PM Sign-in opens at 4:30PM Light dinner provided HILLSDALE COUNTY ISD 310 W. Bacon Street, Hillsdale 49242   Understanding IEPs  With Sandee Koski   WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16 5:00PM – 8:00PM Sign-in opens at 4:30PM Light dinner provided HILLSDALE COUNTY ISD 310 W. Bacon Street, Hillsdale 49242   This workshop will […]

Understanding IEPs Workshop

This workshop will help you better understand the Individualized Education Program (IEP) for students who receive special education services. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26TH 5:00PM – 8:00PM Sign-in opens at 4:30PM Dinner and childcare provided by the Branch County Parent Coalition   See the attached flyer for more information: IEP Workshop in Coldwater

Your vote matters – make sure it counts!

It’s National Disability Voter Registration Week – make sure your vote counts! Did you know there was a surge in people with disabilities voting in 2018?! While this is exciting news, people with disabilities continue to face many barriers to voting – from transportation, to guardianship, to accessibility of their polling location, and more. Because […]

BC Bombers Fundraiser!

The Arc of Calhoun County Fundraiser CO Brown Stadium Saturday, August 3rd First Pitch 7:05pm Gates open 6:05pm Click on the flyer for details:        BC Bombers Fundraiser  

Annual Income Tax Guide for 2018 Tax Year

Every year The Arc Michigan publishes a Tax Guide related to the care and support of a child or an adult with an intellectual or developmental disability, and we wanted to pass it on to you. We hope this guide will help with any questions regarding all of the changes to the IRS tax code last year. […]

When We’re Gone Event – FREE!

Join us for a free, two-part future planning workshop for families with children with intellectual or developmental disabilities.   Thursday, February 7 5pm–7pm Saturday, February 9 9am–12pm Kool Family Community Center 200 W. Michigan Ave. Battle Creek, MI 49017   Register today for one or both sessions by calling (269) 966-2575, or register online at […]