The Arc promotes and protects the human rights
of people with intellectual and developmental
disabilities, actively supporting them and their
families in a lifetime of full inclusion and
participation in their communities.
Learn more about a U of M training and research
Building Community Friendships and Belonging.
Does your adult child live at home? Do you wish
he/she had more friends with shared interests? Come
and learn about the project which will extend
through fall, 2016 at one of these informational
Do you have questions about
guardianship and conservatorship? Hear from an
attorney about the legal processes and procedures
for obtaining, ending or changing guardianship and
get an overview of Social Security at this free
workshop sponsored by the Dakota Co. CTIC and The
Arc Greater Twin Cities.
At 18, any person is considered a competent adult
unless a petition has been filed for guardianship or
limited guardianship. Learn about the
difference at this Hennepin Co.
Guardianship/Limited Guardianship workshop.
For 10 years, Parents United has been working hard
on education issues and funding, including special
education. You're invited to
From the Capitol to the Classroom, a 10-year
retrospective on education legislation and its
impact on Minnesota schools.
MnCHOICES is a new tool for assessing the needs of
people who need long-term services. Launched in
Ramsey and Dakota Co. in 2013, it will go statewide
this year. Nancy Jurgensen of the MN Dept. of
Human Services and Rosemary Geist of Dakota Co. will
give an overview at
"Hope for Healing is a full-day training for parents
and professionals emphasizing attachment-focused
parenting to address developmental trauma and
Click here for details and a registration form.
Join us at the Annual Meeting
Dave Schwartz, KARE 11, and Shannon Slatton
Schwartz, 12-News are our emcees!
Celebrate with us as we honor The Arc's Marianne Reich, present
Changemaker Awards, recognize Value Village
volunteers and adjourn to Arc's Value Village in
New Hope to see their new and expanded space!
Learn more and
Mary Kaasa - Volunteer of
Mary Kaasa volunteers twice a week at
Value Village Brooklyn Center helping to put
hard goods on the sales floor. Volunteer opportunities are
available 7 days a week.
The Arc can help you apply for healthcare.
Click here to learn more or call 952-920-0855
and ask for a healthcare advocate.