Statement on Allowing A Parent / Caregiver of A Person with An Intellectual / Developmental Disability Access to Hospitals

The Arc of North Carolina continues to receive emails and phone calls from parents and caregivers of people with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) who have been admitted to the hospital and are being denied access due to COVID restrictions.

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North Carolina Increases COVID-19 Medical Rationing Protections for Disabled Patients

The US Department of Health & Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) resolved a federal complaint filed by Disability Rights North Carolina (DRNC) and The Arc of North Carolina alleging that North Carolina’s scarce medical resource plan illegally deprioritized people with disabilities in the allocation of lifesaving care.

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FASDinNC joins The Arc of NC!

The Arc of North Carolina and the NC Fetal Alcohol Prevention Program (FASDinNC) announce a new partnership. 

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