Dane County Families Have Concerns as DHS Makes Switch to Long-Term Care Programs

This story appeared on WisPolitics.com on 9/15/2017.  It appears on arcdanecounty.org with permission.  For the most up to date news in Wisconsin politics, visit www.WisPolitics.com. DANE COUNTY FAMILIES HAVE CONCERNS AS DHS MAKES SWITCH TO LONG-TERM CARE PROGRAMS In February, the Dane County long-term care program that 41-year-old Sara Yochum has relied on since high […]

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Side by Side Comparison of Family Care & IRIS

Wisconsin Department of Health Services Shares Side by Side Comparison of Family Care & IRIS In collaboration with other disability organizations, DHS has released a side by side comparison of Family Care and IRIS.  This chart goes into detail describing the programs, how they are funded, how self-direction and individual planning work and more.  This […]

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2017 Halloween Dance – Tickets Now On Sale!

The Arc’s Annual Halloween Costume Party – Be ready to enjoy Music, Dancing, Munchies, Pizza, & Door Prizes. Sunday, October 29, 2017 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Pooley’s, 5441 High Crossing Blvd, Madison (located ¾ mile from Eastgate Cinema). This site is wheelchair accessible with FREE parking available. Tickets must be pre-purchased from The Arc-Dane […]

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Save the Date: Family Care/IRIS Seminar

Making a Critical Choice: What You Need to Know About The Family Care/IRIS Enrollment Process Thursday, October 19, 2017 – Alliant Energy Center You need to be well informed, active, and questioning when it comes to making sure your family effectively and successfully navigates the Family Care/IRIS enrollment process to find the best match. There […]

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2017 Membership Renewal Drive

It is time for The Arc Dane County’s annual membership renewal drive! Your membership provides financial support for our work promoting advocacy, social & educational events and information sharing. You also receive these wonderful benefits: Part of national Arc focusing on policy issues that affect the disabled from the halls of Congress, Department of Health […]

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2017 Annual Awards Banquet Photos!

On April 20th, The Arc Dane County was proud to distribute 11 awards honoring special needs advocacy in our community. Here are the photos of our winners. Elected Official Award – Representative Mark Pocan Staff of Rep Pocan on his behalf Community Support Award – Cheri Rogers Community Support Award – Lynn Green Volunteer Award […]

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2017 Spring Ball – See the Fun in Photos

Spring Ball Success! It may have been rainy outside, but we celebrated inside. With a lot of dancing and friendly faces, Sunday’s Spring Ball was a great success. A special thank you to all of our volunteers who made the afternoon inclusive and fun. An extra big thank you to our partners. This event would […]

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