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 […]

Workshop! Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy

This workshop explores skills parents can use to become more effective advocates for their child with a disability. Who should attend? Families with a child with disabilities or learning challenges, school staff, other community members.   WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20TH 6:00PM – 8:00PM Sign in opens at 5:30PM   RSVP with Andrea Mann by February 13, 2019 […]

The Arc statement on ECSE class moves

The Arc statement on ECSE class moves to Crowell Elementary building   We have heard from several families who are alarmed by the Calhoun Intermediate School District’s decision to move two Early Childhood Special Education, or ECSE, classrooms from Doris Klaussen Development Center to the Marshall Public Schools district’s Crowell Elementary building, which is located […]

ChapTer 21 Charitable Garage Sale

ChapTer 21 is collecting items for their upcoming Charitable Garage Sale! Wednesday, June 13th – Saturday, June 16th Hours: 9am – 6pm Location: 409 S. Hills Dr, Battle Creek, MI 49015 See the attached flyer!  

The Arc Submits Comments on Proposed Delay of IDEA Equity Regulations

The Arc submitted comments today in opposition to the Department of Education’s proposed two-year delay of regulations to address significant racial and ethnic disproportionality in Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) identification, placement, and discipline. In 2004, the requirement to collect and report data on significant disproportionality, and take certain action if it is found, […]

Adult Prom

Bringing Awareness and Support for Autism Adult Prom – April 28th, 2018 at McCamly Plaza Hotel, 7 PM to Midnight Proceeds going to Great Lakes Center for Autism Treatment and Research See the attached flyer for more information:  Adult Prom Flyer 2018