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  • Aug 27 2015 - 11:00am

    Autism Insurance FAQs imageThe Arc of North Carolina is working in coalition with several disability advocacy groups to get Senate Bill 676 passed in North Carolina's General Assembly. This needed legislation would create health plans that cover autism treatments in NC.

    One of our coalition partners, the Autism Society of North Carolina, has put together some great answers to frequently asked questions on the topic. Find them below!


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  • Aug 26 2015 - 4:58pm

    National Disability Institute logoThe Arc of North Carolina is excited to let you know about an exciting free event on financial stability for people with disabilities taking place in Cary on October 12th, The Upwards to Financial Stability Summit.

    Are you a representative from the Disability, Employment, Financial Services, Workforce or Asset Development communities or a Service Provider?

    Join organizers from the National Disability Institute on October 12th and meet new partners providing economic empowerment and disability services in North Carolina!

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  • Aug 25 2015 - 12:17pm

    Senate Bill 676, Autism Health Insurance Coverage, passed the NC Senate 47-1 on April 28 and then moved to the NC House for consideration. On June 30, the House Insurance Committee voted unanimously to move the bill forward. It has been in the House Rules committee’s hands since that time.

     The NC House passed two autism insurance bills by an overwhelming majority in previous sessions. With the legislative session possibly finishing soon, it is time to ask why SB 676 remains stuck in the Rules Committee.

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The Arc of North Carolina has been providing advocacy and services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities since 1953. The Arc believes that all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities have strengths, abilities and inherent value, are equal before the law, and must be treated with dignity and respect.

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