Katy Vernon’s UkeFest 2017 Benefiting The Arc

The 6th Annual UkeFest 2017 featuring Katy Vernon, benefitting The Arc Greater Twin Cities and the Minnesota Music Coalition, will be happening on Saturday, October 21st at 7:30 at the Hook and Ladder on 3010 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door.  http://thehookmpls.com/   A “night of ukes” will […]

The Arc Greater Twin Cities Statewide Merger Vote

We are excited to invite current members of The Arc to join us in participating in a critical vote that would bring needed change to The Arc in Minnesota. If you are interested in becoming a member or renewing your membership before the meeting, click here.   As we shared in our recent letter to […]

Autism Society of Minnesota (AUSM) Support Groups Fall Meeting Schedule

AUSM provides a variety of support groups to meet the needs of parents, children, family members, individuals, couples and more. Support groups offer those affected by autism the opportunity to share problems, solutions, joy, and sorrows with one another. Most groups meet monthly, and advance registration is required. Information is available here.   NEW! Caregivers of […]

Who I Am & What I Need Workshop

Who I Am & What I Need: A Workshop on Self-Identity and the Services I Receive October 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm FREE   Join us for this new workshop geared towards self-advocates and those with a disability! Our goal is to help you understand your identity and the services you receive. This is […]

Congratulations to Our Partner Comcast

The Arc Greater Twin Cities is proud of our partnership with Comcast! Comcast recently announced that Internet Essentials, the nation’s largest high-speed Internet program for low-income families, hit a major milestone in their effort to close the digital divide. Internet access is an important tool for people with disabilities to live more independent lives.   […]

Understanding Services – September Education Series

Who I Am and What I Need – September 20 & 21 The goal of this 2-part workshop is to help you understand your identity and the services you receive.   In Part 1 (September 20), we will have an interactive discussion around what your disability is and what that means for you. Having a […]

Grace is a clothing designer

Designed by Grace

“Designed by Grace,” is the inspiring story of a young woman’s dream to become a clothing designer. With a little help from Michelle Raven, Personal Shopper from Arc’s Value Village and Marina Shimelfarb, Perfect Fit Dressmaker, Grace’s sketches become real and the start of something big.   Jana Shortal featured Grace’s story on KARE 11’s Breaking the […]

Self Advocates

With Our Voices: A Gathering for Self-Advocates

We are all distinct individuals with our own likes and dislikes; we all have different opinions and beliefs. It is important to know who we are and what we believe in. If we know what is important to us and the things we care about, we can share that with others. Knowing who we are […]

A Home For You Workshop Series

Are you looking for a long-term housing solution for yourself or a loved one with intellectual or developmental disabilities?   Please join us for a two-part series on housing options for you or your family member. In these specialized workshops, participants will have a chance to explore housing options and build a personalized plan that […]

Retirement Handbook

Thinking About Retirement for Yourself or a Loved One?

The good news is that people with ­disabilities are living longer than ever before. The bad news is that there is no formal system in place to guide them in the transition to retirement or to life as an older person. This transition can cause anxiety for ­people with disabilities and their ­families.   Join […]