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The Arc of North Carolina believes that all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities are defined by their own strengths, abilities and inherent value.

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Latest Developments

  • Mar 31 2016 - 3:51pm

    On March 23, 2016 the North Carolina General Assembly came back to Raleigh for a Special Session to overturn a Charlotte ordinance that expanded nondiscrimination protections and also permitted the use of public restrooms based on gender identity. In response to this ordinance the House Republican leadership filed HB2: Public Facilities Privacy and Securities Act.  It is very important for our community to understand that HB2 is not just about restrooms. HB2 became a much larger piece of legislation that may have significant unintended consequences for people with disabilities.

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  • Mar 21 2016 - 9:30am

    What are Innovation Waiver Slots?  Innovations Waivers (1915c) are Medicaid waivers that provide services and supports for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. These services and supports are community-based alternatives to an institutional level of care. The Innovations waiver is designed to promote person centered supports and community integration. In 2008 the North Carolina General Assembly provided $10 million dollars in funding to open up new waiver slots. That was the last time waiver slots received an appropriation.

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  • Mar 18 2016 - 11:27am

    On March 17, 2016, State health officials announced that the state- and Medicaid-funded LME/MCO providing MH, IDD and substance use services to North Carolina citizens will be consolidating into four service regions across the state.

    Here is the press release:

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We Are The Arc of NC

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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