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What is an Advocate?

What is an advocate? An advocate is someone who can effectively communicate to others who you are, what you need and how to get your needs met.   So, what is an educational advocate? An educational advocate is someone with extensive...

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Stepping Into Spring

When I think of Springtime quotes these two come to my mind “April showers bring May flowers and Spring cleaning.” This year Spring started on March 20th. Springtime is one of my favorite seasons. I am also a little biased because I was born in...

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Public Policy Update

Your chapter of The Arc works to ensure that the needs of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities are recognized and acted upon at the state legislature every year.  In 2021, we had to adjust to changes to schedules and providing...

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Adapting to Change…Again

With the emergence of COVID-19 came a massive change to our lives as we were forced to adapt to a “new normal” – and then another and another. We did this with the promise of returning to the old normal always on the horizon, it was all...

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