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A Free Family/Guardian Training

04/04/2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Protecting Disability Benefits: Advocacy Strategies In These Uncertain Times
Presented by Leo Sarkissian, Executive Director, The Arc of Massachusetts

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
(Snow Date Thursday, April 13)

6:45 PM-8:45 PM

Minute Man Arc for Human Services, Inc.
35 Forest Ridge Road, Concord, MA

Disability services are affected by both federal and state policy deliberations on Capitol Hill and Beacon Hill – services you care about such as Turning 22, Family Support, Autism, Employment/Day Services, Adult Family Care, Housing, PCA, etc. Issues that will be addressed:
• Congressional proposals and their direct impact on services
• The status of this year’s budget deliberations thus far on DDS and MassHealth services
• What you can do to impact state and federal actions
• Questions and answers
Leo Sarkissian has worked in the disabilities field for thirty five years and presently heads The Arc of Massachusetts, an advocacy organization which works on behalf of people with disabilities and families. The mission of The Arc is to enhance the lives of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families through advocacy of community based services and supports.

To register for this workshop, R.S.V.P. by Friday, March 31st
To Michele Klein: mklein@minutemanarc.org or 978-287-7910.
Please include your phone number when registering.
If the weather is questionable, call 978-287-7900 to check on event status.

Sponsored By: JRI, Cooperative for Human Services, Inc. and Lifelinks, Inc.


6:30 pm - 8:30 pm