If I could say one thing to Congress or the President...

Posted by The Arc of North Carolina

Today, The Arc is releasing a video featuring people who rely on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and/or Medicaid, and each one has a personal message for Members of Congress and the Trump Administration. The individuals with disabilities and family members featured implore their elected officials to understand the real world impact of repealing the ACA and decimating Medicaid, and each person puts a face on the rollbacks and cuts being debated in Congress.

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National Self-Advocacy Fellowships

Posted by The Arc of North Carolina

The Self Advocacy Resource and Technical Assistance Center (SARTAC) is announcing a national self-advocacy fellowship program. The fellowship will provide a year-long opportunity for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to develop and grow their skills as leaders.

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House Republicans Pull Health Care Bill

Posted by The Arc of North Carolina

House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled his ACA repeal bill from the floor Friday, a day after President Donald Trump had threatened to walk away from health care reform if he didn't get a vote.

Read More for a Statement from John Nash, Executive Director of The Arc of NC...

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The Arc Action Alert: Take Action To Prevent Gutting of the ACA and Medicaid

Posted by The Arc of North Carolina

Congress has already begun the process of repealing of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and it now is on the fast track to include major cuts to the Medicaid programs as part of the replacement plan. The result would be two major blows to individuals with disabilities.

People's health, services and lives are at stake! We need advocates to reach out to their Senators and Representatives to let them know why the ACA and Medicaid are essential to people with disabilities and their families.

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Thank you! Keep at it!

Posted by The Arc of North Carolina

Thank You, disability advocates! What you are doing is making a difference. While we have a long way to go together, your advocacy has resulted in some important developments lately.

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