Town Hall Forum on Medicaid & Future Funding of the Mental Health System

Thank you to everyone who attended the Town Hall Forum on 7-30-14. We had a full house & appreciate everyone’s passion to stay informed on these important topics. We are all in this together! Below please find several links to hand-outs that were distributed at the meeting and other important materials related to the funding of the mental health system. …

A Town Hall Forum to Discuss Proposed Community Mental Health Budget Reductions 2/26/14

The Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority (CMHA) and MORC and CLS-Oakland agreed to a four-year service contract last September. Beginning on October 1, 2013, the Michigan Department of Community Health (DCH) announced that it would “re-base” or “re-distribute”current (FY14 and beyond) Medicaid dollars evenly across the ten Michigan “Pre-paid Inpatient Health Plans” (PIHP), which in our case is the …

2014 Dove Award Nomination Form

For 44 years, The Arc of Oakland County has honored individuals, companies, agencies, residential settings, technicians, teachers, employers and volunteers who have made outstanding contributions to the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Awards are presented in several categories at the Annual Dove Awards Presentation and Silent Auction. Each and every nomination that is sent back to The …

2013 Annual Meeting & Board of Directors Election

The 2013 Annual Meeting & Board of Directors Election will be held on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 7 p.m. at Wing Lake Developmental Center (6490 Wing Lake Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301). write essay zp8497586rq

2013 Dove Award Nomination Form

For 43 years, The Arc of Oakland County has honored individuals, companies, agencies, residential settings, technicians, teachers, employers and volunteers who have made outstanding contributions to the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. buy cigars online cheap Awards are presented in several categories at the Annual Dove Awards Presentation and Silent Auction. Each and every nomination that is …

Education Legislation Letter

The Arc of Oakland County’s Executive Director, Tom Kendziorski, recently wrote a letter to Governor Snyder as well as the Senators and Representatives respectfully asking them to oppose the new Education Legislation. Click here to view The Arc of Oakland County’s Education Legislation Letter.

Sibshops

Sibshops are fun, creative, fast paced activity groups for the siblings of children with special needs or challenges. Sibshops originated from: The Sibling Support Project, Mr. Don Meyer, M.Ed, Director, Sibling Support Project, 6512 23rd. Ave. NW, Seattle, Washington 98117. Much of the conent originates from the book “Sibshops, Workshops for Siblings of Children with Special Needs.” Revised Edition 2008, …

The Arc Reacts to the U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision on the Affordable Care Act

Washington, DC – The Arc released the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act on June 28, 2012. how to buy glasses online “People with intellectual and developmental disabilities have been waiting for generations for the insurance reforms put in place by the Affordable Care Act. Today’s ruling removes any doubts …

2012 Annual Meeting & Board of Directors Election

The 2012 Annual Meeting & Board of Directors Election will be held on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 7 p.m. at Wing Lake Developmental Center (6490 Wing Lake Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301) The Annual Meeting Speaker will be Roxanne Chang, Attorney and Dementia Intervention Specialist for Optimal Life Designs in Dementia Care where she provides consultation, training, education and curriculum …

2012 Dove Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 2012 Dove Award Recipients! Click here to view the press release announcing the recipients. JANET and PAUL MacCORMACK LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD J. Douglas Otlewski, Attorney, Otlewski & Maloney, P.C. PRESIDENT’S AWARD Amanda Hoffman, Special Education Teacher, Clarkston High School, Clarkston School District & Director, Clarkston SCAMP DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD Kym Juntti, Director, Center for Positive Living Supports …

Local Fun For Everyone Open House 2/29/12

The RCS Special Education Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) is offering LOCAL FUN FOR EVERYONE! Wednesday, February 29, 2012 7:00 to 9:00 pm Harrison Room of the RCS Administration Building 501 W. University Drive, Rochester, MI 48307 FREE Admission This Open House event will showcase local programming for young children, teens and adults with special needs The PAC is inviting representatives …

Recreational Opportunities Open House

Save the Date: February 29, 2012, 7 – 9 pm how to get your ex back Local Fun For Everyone! Where: Rochester Community Schools- Harrison Room, Administration Building, 501 W. University, Rochester, MI This Open House will highlight the recreational opportunities in our surrounding communities for young children, teens and adults with special needs. A variety of organizations will offer …