Use this IEP Checklist to Help You Through the School Year

School has started across Wisconsin and the classroom is looking very different for students with disabilities and their families. WI FACETS has developed a back-to-school IEP check list for families as they work with educators to support children with disabilities who may be learning with online or hybrid instruction or who may need to modify […]

Sign up to Participate in a Discussion about Safe and Healthy Relationships

Disability Rights Wisconsin, The Arc Wisconsin and other project partners are holding listening sessions about Healthy and Safe Relationships for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Information from this listening session will help inform development of a Healthy and Safe Relationship Curriculum.   You are invited to share your thoughts and experiences about: • How […]

Congress is Home for Recess: Let them Know How you Feel!

The U.S. Senate officially adjourned on Thursday, August 13th until after Labor Day, joining the House in recess. They left town without reaching a deal on a 4th COVID relief legislative package. We are extremely frustrated with this result, our statement is here: https://thearc.org/congress-adjourns-for-recess-failing-to-address-needs-of-people-with-disabilities/ We encourage you to reach out to your Congressional Members while […]

Exciting Announcement: New Podcast Series From The Arc Wisconsin!

Do you know anyone who’s been invited to dinner at the White House? Have you ever wondered what the world would be like with no Americans with Disabilities Act? Are you interested in how to speak confidently with your elected officials? If you’re curious about any of these questions, it’s time to tune in to […]

Exciting News! Listen to our New Podcast!

We are thrilled to launch The Arc Wisconsin’s new podcast, The Arc Experience! You’re just a click and a play button away from our new series featuring stories of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and experts in the field across Wisconsin. You can listen on your computer, tablet, or phone. Be among the […]

The Governor’s Task Force on Caregiving Wants to Hear from You

The Governor’s Task Force on Caregiving was created to support and strengthen the direct care workforce, increase access to care, and improve the quality of caregiving in Wisconsin. The Arc Wisconsin co-chairs this Task Force. Members welcome input from family caregivers, professional caregivers, health care providers and other citizens interested in improving working conditions for […]

The Arc Fond du Lac one of first disability service providers to begin routine COVID-19 testing

Contact: Liz Morrell, Executive Director – The Arc Fond du Lac (920) 279-0779 (Fond du Lac, Wis. – June 24, 2020) – The Arc Fond du Lac has implemented routine and regular COVID-19 testing for residents and caregivers in its nine group homes serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). People with disabilities, older […]

The Arc Wisconsin Members are Grateful for New Support for Home and Community-Based Providers and People with Disabilities

Update: Find the latest information about COVID-19 payments to providers here. The May 21 announcement by Governor Evers that $100 million in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding will be directed to needs in Wisconsin’s Home and Community-Based Services system is welcome news to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) […]