Wednesday, October 24, 2012
An Open Letter to Ann Coulter
A powerful message from John Franklin Stephens regarding the R-word.
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Tuesday, October 23, 2012
The Arc of Philadelphia Testifies at Policy Hearing
Photo by Bonnie Squires
The Arc of Philadelphia testified at the PA House Democratic Policy Committee hearing yesterday on Special Education in Charter Schools, hosted by the University of the Sciences. Arc representatives included Board Member Cathy Roccia-Meier, Arc Director Nofre Vaquer and Board President Ken Oakes. They are pictured here with Rep. Jim Roebuck (left) and Chairman of the PA House Democratic Policy Committee Mike Sturla (center).
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The Arc works with you to ensure that your needs are met and your rights understood. No matter what your question is, or what kind of support you are seeking, when it comes to intellectual and developmental disabilities, our team can help.
LEGISLATIVE POLICY PROJECT
We are the voice that serves as your direct link to local representatives and policy makers through regular and ongoing meetings intended to better meet the needs of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
FOR ONGOING SUCCESS
CEOs - A Wal-Mart funded School-to-Community Initiative providing our community with a system for transitioning students with intellectual and developmental disabilities from the classroom into paid employment opportunities.
Helping families who speak little or no English understand Special Education Law and their basic rights. The Arc assists and guides parents of students with intellectual and developmental disabilities with translation needs.
We can assist you with IEPs, communicating with the School District and teachers, and being present as an advocate.
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