• Arc Muskegon

    FOR PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

    The mission of The Arc Muskegon is to provide advocacy, education and support services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families and actively support their inclusion, equality and participation in the community.

Advocacy Services

The Arc Muskegon defines its core work to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families and others as our Advocacy & Outreach Services.

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Family Support Services

The Arc Muskegon exists to advocate effectively for people with disabilities and their families so that they may participate fully in their community.
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Financial Services

The Arc Muskegon offers financial services such as: legacy planning, pooled trust, and representative payee services.
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UPCOMING EVENTS

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2 days ago

The Arc Muskegon

The Family Support Subsidy Program provides a monthly payment of around $200 to Michigan families that include a child (under age 18) with developmental disabilities having an educational eligibility category of cognitive impairment (CI), severe multiple impairment (SXI), or autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Brochure: www.michigan.gov/mdhhs/-/media/Project/Websites/mdhhs/Folder1/Folder61/Family_Support_Subsidy_Bro...
To apply for this program, contact your local Community Mental Health Services Program. www.michigan.gov/mdhhs/-/media/Project/Websites/mdhhs/Folder1/Folder26/PIHPDIRECTOR.pdf?fbclid=Iw...
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5 days ago

The Arc Muskegon

FREE FOOD FOR KIDS! On Wednesday 6/22/22 PULLED PORK sandwiches, PIZZA, and BAKED PASTA will be served for lunch, 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM at Muskegon High School. All children under 18 can eat for free, no questions asked. ... See MoreSee Less

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6 days ago

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Today we're celebrating the first day of summer by creating a Summer Bucket List....what's on your list? ... See MoreSee Less

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6 days ago

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Summer Solstice is today, marking the longest period of daylight this year. Take some time to enjoy the first day of our Summer Season! ... See MoreSee Less

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6 days ago

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Michigan Department of Education Office of Special Education (MDE-OSE) has released new guidance to support the development of an IEP.
IEP Development: Special Education Programs and Services www.michigan.gov/mde/-/media/Project/Websites/mde/specialeducation/iep/IEP_Development_SpecialEdu...
The purpose of this document is to support the development of an IEP based on the unique needs of the student, which are described in the Present Level of Academic Achievement and Functional Performance (PLAAFP).
Development starts with the PLAAFP and then based on the description of need, supports are identified. The supports include special education programs and services necessary to meet the needs of the student and ensure progress.
As a reminder, parents must be members of any group that make decisions on educational placement of their child.
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