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The Arc of Calhoun County – COVID-19 Related Operations

The Arc of Calhoun County is open during regular hours. Masks are required.   If you need to reach someone regarding a program or service, please see below.   Volunteer Program Please speak with Alicia Reed, Community Skills Coordinator, for further questions, Alicia can be reached at 269.986.2348 or at alicia@thearccalhoun.org. For Community Sites, if […]

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Community Skills Advisor

The Arc of Calhoun County is hiring Community Skills Advisors for our Volunteer Program! Work in a team oriented environment with diverse populations and in a variety of community settings… click below for more details and an application!    

SPECIAL EDUCATION EVALUATION AND ELIGIBILITY

SPECIAL EDUCATION EVALUATION AND ELIGIBILITY with Michelle Driscoll   THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2021 10:00AM-11:00AM   This free, online workshop will explain when and why a parent might seek an evaluation.   • how to request a comprehensive evaluation • understand the purpose of the evaluation process • explain eligibility category criteria • review of timelines […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility for People with Disabilities

Michigan Expanding Access to Safe, Effective COVID-19 Vaccine to Michiganders Ages 16 and Older with Medical Conditions, Disabilities Starting March 22 All Michiganders age 16 and up to become eligible on April 5 Please click on the flyer link below for more information   COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility for People with Disabilities

Family and Advocate Webinar

In an effort to promote family-school collaborations and provide a common and consistent understanding between parents, families, advocates, school districts, and intermediate school districts, the Michigan Department of Education Office of Special Education (MDE OSE) hosted a free webinar on December 17, 2020. This webinar opportunity had been specifically designed for parents, families, and advocates […]

In Final Days of Trump Administration and In Middle of Pandemic, Federal Officials Approve Cuts to Medicaid in Tennessee

Washington, D.C. – As the Trump Administration wraps up its tenure, officials at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized an agreement with the state of Tennessee that will cut funding for the Medicaid program in that state, known as TennCare. “This decision will harm people with disabilities, low-income families, and older adults […]

Amidst Nationwide COVID-19 Surge, Health & Civil Rights Groups Secure Federal Approval of Revised Crisis Standards of Care Guidelines in Texas

Washington, D.C.: Today, amidst an unparalleled rampant spread of COVID-19 infection throughout the country and the looming specter of care rationing as hospitals become overwhelmed, civil rights groups, working closely with two Texas regional health groups and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced the approval of revised […]