Arc Guides

The Arc Guides (pdfs) provide helpful information sheets on a wide range of topics. The most frequently requested Arc Guides have been translated into Spanish. Feel free to make copies. If you reproduce information from the Arc Guides, please credit The Arc Greater Twin Cities. 

 

 

 

Abuse Prevention

Abuse Definition and Statistics

Abuse Risk Factors

How to Empower Individuals to Prevent Abuse

Tips Case Managers Can Use to Help Prevent Abuse of People with Disabilities

 

Adult Issues

Guardianship – English, Spanish

 

Education Issues

Acronyms in Special Education

Administering Medication in School

Assistive Technology

Bullying and Harassment

Extended School Year Services – English, Spanish

Functional Behavior Assessment

Graduation for Students Receiving Special Education Services

Independent Educational Evaluation

Individualized Education Program (IEPs) – English,

Individual Education Program (IEP) Modifications and Accommodations

Facilitated IEP Meeting

Individualized Health Care Plan

Least Restrictive Environment in Special Education and Federal Setting 

Manifestation Determination Review

MN State Testing Graduation Assessment Requirements

MN State Testing for Students Receiving Special Education

Positive Behavorial Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

Prior Written Notice

Scheduling an IEP Meeting

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Education Provisions)

Special Education Advisory Council (SEACs)

Special Education Complaint System

Special Education Eligibility Criteria

Special Education Evaluations

Special Education for Infants and Toddlers

Special Education Evaluation Tools

Special Education Mediation

Special Education Paraprofessional Aides

Special Education Testing Terms

Suspension and Manifestation Determination

Transition Checklist

Transition Services

Working with School Boards

 

Human Services

Acronyms in Health Care & Human Services

Community Access for Disability Inclusion (CADI) Waiver

Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS)

Consumer Support Grant

Cost Effective Health Insurance

Developmental Disabilities Waiver

DHS Decision Appeals

Home and Community Based Services Standards

Managed Care

Medical Assistance for Employed Persons with Disabilities (MA-EPD)

Medical Assistance Renewals

Medical Assistance TEFRA

Medical Assistance – English

MnCHOICES

Olmstead Plan

Personal Supports

PCA (Personal Care Assistance) Services funded by Medical Assistance

State Medical Review Team

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

 

Other

Advocacy Services – English, Spanish

Communicating with Professionals

Home Visits

Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Services

Who We Serve – Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD)