AJE is happy to share these events and resources from The Arc:
In partnership with Comcast NBCUniversal, The Arc is providing scholarships for eligible families of color and low-income households who reside in Comcast regions to receive free online access to The Arc@School’s Special Education Advocacy Curriculum (normally a $99 value). The scholarship application process is easy and only takes a few minutes to complete. Apply now to start learning how to navigate the special education system!
- Increase SSI asset limits
- Eliminate marriage penalties
- Ensure SSI benefits lift people out of poverty
- Allow people to receive help from family without being penalized
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities has developed a new set of COVID-19 vaccine materials specifically designed for people with IDD who have extreme low literacy and their caregivers. These free materials, including a poster and social story, use simple illustrations and easy-to-read messages to explain how to get a COVID-19 vaccine.