The Timeline Has Changed, But Threats to People with Disabilities in Senate Health Care Reform Efforts Remain

Washington, DC – The Arc released the following statement as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pulls the Better Care Reconciliation Act, and announces an upcoming vote on a repeal of the Affordable Care Act without an immediate replacement: “Make no mistake – the Medicaid program and the home and community based supports that people with […]

SSI Makes Allowances for Student Finances

By Mary L. Waltari, Esq., Special Needs Alliance Students with disabilities and their families sometimes worry that the very process of becoming educated—with an important goal being increased economic independence—can reduce SSI (Supplemental Security Income). Probably not. The Social Security Administration wants to encourage self-sufficiency and has guidelines that, in many cases, will enable individuals […]

Delhi’s Annual Fair on the Square Event!

The Fair on the Square (FOTS) is a free, fun-filled event for families with games, food, arts & crafts, music, and vendors. FOTS is held every Friday evening, rain or shine, during the month of July from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm on the Village Courthouse Square.   Come visit The Arc of Delaware County […]

Welcome to Our NEW Website!

Thank you for checking out our new website! Feel free to browse around and take a look at all the new features. Don’t forget to sign up for our E-Newsletter. The first edition will be coming out soon and you don’t want to miss it.   If you have any suggestions or if there is […]

Those Who Go “Above and Beyond”

The Blesher recognition program was put into place to help recognize individuals who go “Above and beyond”. Because any employee can complete a Blesher Nomination form and identify the exceptional deeds they see their peers accomplishing, it is a wonderful way for employees to look for the positives and show what they respect and admire […]

Jennifer Gugliotti – NYSARC’s 2016 Self Advocate of the Year

Jennifer Gugliotti with NYSARC Board President Laura J. Kennedy   Jennifer Gugliotti, was honored as NYSARC, Inc’s. 2016 Self Advocate of the Year at their Fall meeting October 21st in Albany NY. Jennifer was selected from the many nominations of outstanding individuals submitted from Arc Chapters across the state.  To be considered for this award, […]

NYSARC Trust Services Grants Benefit Many

The Arc of Delaware County was delighted to receive two grants from NYSARC’s Trust Remainder Funds for the purpose of supporting guardianship services and to provide recreation opportunities for people they support.   With the receipt of $12,500 in recreation grant funds, individuals from The Arc of Delaware County have been able to enjoy an […]