The Arc has approved the below position statements on issues impacting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in the areas of Quality of Life, Rights, Community, and General System.  In California we organize our policy work under the following headings: Children & Families, Criminal Justice , General Systemic, Health & Medical, Housing, In Home Support Services, Mental Health, Olmstead Related, Education, Work, Prevention & FASD. We've dedicated a page for each issue in a sub-folder under this policy header...


QUALITY OF LIFE
Quality of Life Summary
Quality of Life Position Statement

RIGHTS
Rights Summary 
Advocacy Position Statement
Criminal Justice Position Statement 
Guardianship Position Statement
Human and Civil Rights Position Statement 
Inclusion Position Statement 
Physician-Assisted Suicide
Protection Position Statement
Self-Advocacy
Self-Determination Position Statement


LIFE IN THE COMMUNITY
Life in the Community Summary 
Aging Position Statement
Behavioral Supports Position Statement
Early Childhood Services Position Statement
Education Position Statement
Employment Position Statement
Family Support Position Statement
Health, Mental Health, Vision, and Dental Care Position Statement
Housing Position Statement
Individual Supports Position Statement
Parents with Intellectual and/or Developmental
Disabilities Position Statement
Sexuality Position Statement
Spirituality Position Statement
Transportation Position Statement


SYSTEMS
Systems Summary
Direct Support Professionals Position Statement
Medicaid
Prevention Position Statement
Research Position Statement
Service Coordination Position Statement
Waiting Lists Position Statement
 

New Position Statements

  1. Advocacy

  2. Guardianship

  3. Human and Civil Rights

  4. Inclusion

  5. Opportunities for Asset Building

  6. Protection

  7. Quality of Life

 
 
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