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ADVOCACY WORKS! Important concession by DHS Secretary (Department of Health Services) Linda Seemeyer

DHS Secretary informed Dane County advocates that DHS will change its policy and allow support brokers to accompany people to options counseling meetings. These meetings will begin in October at the Aging Disability and Resource Center (ADRC). For those families who feel the support brokers who have been working with their son or daughter and […]

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2017 Everybody’s Golf Tourney Success!

Friday, September 15th was a perfect day for golf. Thank you to all of our teams, our volunteers, and the golf committee.  What a great event! Special thanks to our Lunch Sponsor: Stafford Rosenbaum Beverage Sponsors: Complete Mobile Dentistry, Culver’s @ Todd Drive, Wagner Insurance & Financial, Lundbeck Inc. Enjoy the team photos and candid […]

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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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