Your Stories and Calls Resonate on Capitol Hill

On Wednesday, March 22nd, I and 14 other Minnesotans attending the Disability Policy Seminar made the rounds to the D.C. offices of Minnesota’s eight U.S. House members and two U.S. Senators.  Going from one congressional [...]

March 28th, 2017|

“Medicaid Will Be Decimated” by U.S. House Bill

The Arc of the U.S. released the following statement on the legislation that repeals the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and pays for it by decimating Medicaid, a program critical to the lives of people with [...]

March 15th, 2017|

Stories That Need to be Heard on February 28th

I often have the privilege as The Arc Minnesota’s Communications Director to be present when individuals with disabilities and families share personal stories about the struggles they face.  These stories lend urgency to my work [...]

February 13th, 2017|

Moving Stories Show Need for Parental Fee Relief

Parents shared compelling testimony on the impact of parental fees last Saturday, January 28th at the town hall meeting held by the Coalition to Lower Minnesota MA/TEFRA Parental Fees at the Minnesota Dept. of Education [...]

January 30th, 2017|

Join Us Jan. 28; Hear Our Parental Fee Stories

This Saturday, January 28th, I and a number of other parents will share our stories about the unaffordable parental fees our families pay.   I hope you’ll join us that afternoon from 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. [...]

January 23rd, 2017|

What’s Your Story?

In the spring of 2015, Lori Richardson shared her family story with us.  Her son Ryan had been seeking a job and had been frustrated in his search.  Lori sent us their story, which was [...]

January 17th, 2017|