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Annual Report 2016-2017

 

PA ABLE Accounts

 

The Arc’s Information Flyer

 

PATHways
PATHways is our new program that works with families helping to think through and plan for upcoming life needs and work through what is needed to get to the next point in life. Send an email to Keren or call 717-394-5251 to learn how this program to help you! Click HERE to see the flyer!

 

♦ SibTalk
Do you know a child age 8 to 12 who has a sibling with a disability? Sometimes the child wants something that is just for them. That’s where SibTalk comes in! A monthly club-like time with activities, games, discussions, and snacks.
To register, send an email to Marleigh, call 717-394-5251, or click HERE!
When: October 9, 2017 from 6:30 to 8 pm
Location: Faith United Methodist Church, 1290 Fruitville Pike Lititz, PA 17543

 

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CommunityAid Bin Sites for The Arc

 

S.O.S. Donation Card for: Park City Diner and Knight and Day Diner Get one now and support The Arc

 

Amazon Smile For every sale you make on Amazon.Smile, a donation is made to us. Simply log onto the link below and select “The Arc of Lancaster County” as your charity. Smile.Amazon.com

 

Lancaster-Lebanon Local Task Force

 

Transition Coordinating Council Schedule 17-18

 

Millersville University and Elizabethtown College Best Buddies and The Arc join forces in creating friendships

 

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Family and Friends Picnic

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Where do I go?  /  Who should I call?  /  What should I do next?

 

     I DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO!

Start by contacting The Arc at 717-394-5251 or keren@thearcoflancasterco.org.
We will listen and guide you to the resources you need.  The Arc staff have a working relationship and thorough knowledge of the systems and the personnel involved in services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

 

Here are some resources for parents to help navigate all the systems.

~ From the Education Law Center, a glossary of educational terms and acronyms

~ From Lancaster County’s MH/MR/EI, a glossary of acronyms of the system

~ From Vision for EQuality Inc., a how to get services checklist

~ To learn more about Inclusive Education:  www.paedforall.org and http://www.pattan.net/

~ For Transition to Adult Life resources:  click HERE

~ For equality of life and opportunity:  www.visionforequality.org 

 

“Alone we can do so little,

together we can do so much.” - Helen Keller

 

◊ Disability Rights Network of PA:  www.drnpa.org

◊ Parent to Parent of PA:  http://www.parenttoparent.org/

◊ PA Association of Resources for Autism and Intellectual Disabilities (PAR):  www.par.net

◊ Autism Transition Handbook:  www.autismhandbook.org

◊ PA Health Law Project (PHLP):  www.phlp.org

◊ Lancaster/Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13:  www.IU13.org

◊ S. June Smith  Center (EI):  http://www.ourexcentia.org/s-june-smith-center/

◊ Office of Vocational Rehabilition (OVR):  http://www.dli.pa.gov/Individuals/Disability-Services/ovr/Pages/default.aspx

◊ PA Parents & Caregivers Resource Network (PPCRN):  www.ppcrn.org

◊ Schreiber Pediatric Center (EI):  www.schreiberpediatric.org

◊ Celebrate Down Syndrome:  http://www.celebrateds.org

◊ Lancaster County Autism Mommies:  http://www.livingwellwithadisability.org/2012/09/lancaster-county-autism-mommies/

◊ National Autism Resource & Information Center:  http://autismnow.org

◊ The Tommy Foundation: http://www.tommyland.org

◊ United Disabilities Service:  www.udservices.org

◊ United Support Group:  www.unitedsupportgroup.org

◊ National Down Syndrome Support:  www.ndss.org

◊ Tuberous Scerosis Alliance:  www.tsalliance.org

◊ Education Law Center:  www.elc-pa.org

◊ Mentors for Self-Determination:  www.mentors4sd.org

◊ PA Council on Independent Living:  www.cilcp.org