Nicky's Law was unanimously passed by the Senate. Learn more.
Celebrating Achievements In Employment
As National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) comes to an end, Leo reflects on the progress that has been made in 2019 in employment for individuals with I/DD living in Massachusetts, including pending legislation. Hear from Leo here.
A Halloween treat so sweet it can't be beat
Halloween is a day filled with costumes and candy, tricks and treats. But for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and autism, Halloween can often be an overwhelming experience.
This full day conference, welcoming families of loved ones ages 12-26 and professionals, will be held on Saturday, November 16 at the Hogan Campus Center at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester. Registration is $75 per person.
Executive Director Leo Sarkissian was recently featured on David Yas’ The Boston Podcast for an in depth discussion of all the work that The Arc of Massachusetts is doing for individuals with I/DD and autism.
The Arc of Massachusetts priority legislation Nicky’s Law was recently featured in interviews with online news source Now This News. Nicky’s mother, Cheryl Ryan Chan, and fellow advocate Richard Buckley were interviewed regarding the pressing need for this legislation.
Tips for improving office visits for patients with autism and I/DD
In the first entry of a new series, our Operation House Call team shares some of the tips we've leaned over the years regarding improving the experience of doctor's office visits for patients with autism and I/DD.
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