Current Events

 

♦ ISSUES AND EVENTS ♦

 

The Arc of PA Advocacy & Policy Conference

 

PA ABLE Accounts

 

Disability Funding Rally

 

The Arc’s Information Flyer

PA Budget Info Sheet

 

FAQ About Proposed Changes Related to Employment and Day Services

 

♦ A Time for Adults with Disabilities and Their Friends to Get Together
We are starting a group to help folks with disabilities and their friends to meet together. Please come to one and share your ideas on the kind of group you want! Serving Lancaster and Lebanon Counties.
For more information contact: info@thearcoflancasterco.org or 717-394-5251.
Click HERE to see the flyer!

 

♦ PATHways Program
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!

 

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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

 

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

 

Event & Program Pictures
Family and Friends Picnic

Ride to Achieve

News

The Arc
Adult Protective Services Hotline
Public Policies
Action Alert

Helpful Links

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 info@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