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  • Apr 23 2014 - 10:24am

    NC Deaf Blind Project logoA free Institute for Parents and Families of children with deaf-blindness, their teachers or other educators.

    Please join us for a fun,interactive day and learn more about the developmental stages of self-advocacy; what self-advocacy means for your individual child or teen; tools and strategies to help your child or student develop essential self-advocacy skills; how to include self-advocacy skills and goals in your child's IEP (Individualized Education Program); creating ways to practice self-advocacy skills throughout the day- at school and home; and each participant will leave with a self-advocacy resource designed specifically for their child or student!

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  • Apr 23 2014 - 9:53am

    HealthMeet LogoHistorically, people with IDD have experienced health disparities related to many different factors including: lack of access to care, inadequate health care providers, and social determinants to name just a few. Recently though, a greater effort has been made to identify and address such disparities through programs that help encourage healthier lifestyles and educate health professionals. In this webinar, Lynda Lahti Anderson from the University of Minnesota’s Institute on Community Integration will identify the implications that will hinder future research on this these disparities and ways to improve methods of addressing health care needs for this population in efficient through specialized programs and cost-effective methods. 

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  • Apr 23 2014 - 9:43am

    John NashThe Enrichment Center (an Affiliated Chapter of The Arc) is proud to host a reception on April 30, 2014 from 3 pm to 6 pm to welcome John Nash as the new Executive Director of The Arc of N.C.  Our Enrichment Center Percussion Ensemble will perform and our cooking class will provide refreshments.  We would love for self-advocates, families, Arc Staff and Board members, and Arc members to join us in pr

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The Arc of North Carolina has been providing advocacy and services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities since 1953. The Arc believes that all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities have strengths, abilities and inherent value, are equal before the law, and must be treated with dignity and respect.

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