Harmful Health Care Bill is Coming Back - Call Congress Now!
Last updated: April 26, 2017
Members of the House of Representatives and the Trump Administration are having renewed discussions on the American Health Care Act - which would repeal major provisions of the Affordable Care Act and decimate Medicaid (learn more here).
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2017 Film Festival Re-Cap
On March 28th, 2017, The Arc of Larimer County was thrilled to host its 5th Annual Film Festival. Films featured this year covered topics ranging from inclusion in school, relationships, employment, Medicaid, and recreation. The event wraps up 2017 National Developmental Disability Awareness month.
The Arc Responds to the House Pulling Vote on the American Health Care Act
“We want to acknowledge the amazing advocacy of The Arc’s grassroots advocates across the country who have been fighting tirelessly to protect the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid. Earlier this week, we had nearly a thousand advocates gathered in Washington, DC to share their stories and show their Members of Congress that this is more than just politics, this is life and death for people with disabilities. The last few weeks gave the disability rights movement an opportunity to show their strength. Collaborating with our colleagues across the disability rights movement, health advocates, and social justice groups was an empowering experience. We remain unified and ready to fight future threats together.
Why You Should Care About Looming Medicaid Cuts
Peter V. Berns
Chief Executive Officer of The Arc
Originally posted on The Huffington Post
Headlines across the country mention looming changes to the Medicaid Program. Make no mistake when reading these articles, what they mean by change is severe cuts. The threats facing Medicaid in Washington, D.C. point to a fundamental problem facing our nation: a civil rights crisis that affects us all. Click here to read the article in full on The Huffington Post
How a Colorado court case could change how public schools everywhere serve students with special needs
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday [January 11th, 2017] grappled with the question of what kind of education public schools must provide students with disabilities, hearing arguments in a case that originated with a complaint against a suburban Denver school district and that could have profound implications nationwide.