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#Handsoff: Why I Advocate to Stop the Shock

By Nicole Jorwic People with disabilities are being tortured by shock devices at the Judge Rotenberg Center. These devices are worn by residents of JRC, an institution in Massachusetts for children and adults with disabilities. Staff members use remote controls to administer a shock to residents for perceived misbehavior. This is despite the fact that […]

The Arc Responds on Federal Court Ruling Striking Down Medicaid Work Requirements

Washington, DC – The Arc released the following statement in response to the federal court ruling against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ approval of Medicaid waiver projects in Kentucky and Arkansas that include work requirements. “We are glad that this ruling reaffirms what Medicaid is all about – health care for those […]

Happy Easter from Cathy Ippolito!

    Just like we promised in our newsletter, we wanted to share Cathy’s process of creating her bunny. You didn’t see our promise? Oh! Then please be sure to subscribe to our monthly newsletter. Delivered right to your in-box each month with direct links right here to our blog and much more! Cathy has […]

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