The Arc of Indiana will be hosting their Annual Conference, Appreciation Luncheon and Annual Meeting on October 29, 2014 at the Horizon Convention Center in Muncie, Indiana. The event, dubbed “Making the Change,” offers a variety of workshops throughout the day, covering topics such as Medicaid Eligibility, Managed Care, and Vocational Rehabilitation. Additionally, Ask Events will give attendees the opportunity to ask questions of experts in the field in a one-on-one format.
Rommel Recognized by ANCOR
Earlier this month, the ANCOR Foundation welcomed the initial group of up-and-coming leaders to participate in its “Emerging Leaders” Community. Included in this list was Lisa Rommel, Director of Supported Living at INARF member agency Easter Seals ARC of Northeast Indiana.
Provider Meeting notes posted
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To: Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services Provider
From: Nicole Norvell, Director, Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services
Re: Provider Meeting notes posted
Date: September 22, 2014
The Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services has complied and posted feedback from the provider meeting held on July 16, 2014 to the Provider Quarterly Meeting webpage. The meeting consisted of breakout sessions for BQIS, Communications, First Steps, HCBS Transition Plan, Provider Scorecard and VR Transition. Feedback from each session is available on the webpage.
Terry Whiteman Passes Away
Terry Whiteman, a former employee of INARF member Abilities Services, Inc., passed away this September 9th. Whiteman spent his life passionately educating, advocating and defending the rights of the people with developmental disabilities in Indiana. That passion prompted Indiana Protection and Advocacy Services to name an award after him: The Terry Whiteman Distinguished Peer Award. The award is given to those who exemplify the type of dedication and high standards Whiteman proved throughout his career.
INARF member New Hope Services, Inc. has opened a family planning clinic at their satellite location called The Commons at 1302 Wall Street. The clinic is open to the public and serves men, women, and adolescents of reproductive age. It is being operated in partnership with the Indiana Family Health Council.