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The Arc Gateway Awards Pat Young At Their Annual Meeting

On Wednesday, April 12, 2017, The Arc Gateway awarded Pat Young with the Belle Bear Visionary Activist Award at their annual meeting.

The Arc of Florida would like to join with The Arc Gateway in congratulating Pat Young on a very well deserved award.

Pat Young is awarded the Belle Bear Visionary Activist Award at The Arc Gateway's annual meeting.
Left to Right: Missy Rogers, Mike Wiggins, Belle Bear and Pat Young
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Developmental Disabilities Awareness Day 2017 Is Almost Here!

The 2017 Developmental Disabilities Awareness Day is almost here!  This year, the event will take place on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, under the Senate Office Building off to the side of the Capitol Courtyard.  It will begin around 11:00 AM with a press conference with The Arc of Florida, Florida Developmental Disabilities Council, Florida ARF and several special guests.  Lunch will be provided after the press conference concludes.

The Arc of Florida’s 2017 legislative priorities can be found here: The Arc of Florida 2017 Legislative Priorities 

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Career Counseling Info & Referral Training

If you are a provider seeking training for the Career Counseling Info & Referral (CCIR) for self-advocates, then look no further!  Here are some reasons that you should choose The Arc of Florida to provide the training:

  • Statewide reach for training events.
  • Trainees leave with their Dream Boards to take to Support Plan & VR meetings.
  • Engaging, informative training that keeps the trainee’s interest.
  • Cost of the 4 hour training event covered by Vocational Rehabilitation (VR).

If you are ready to schedule a training or would like more information, please email us at the email address shown below and include the following information and a representative will contact you.

ccir@arcflorida.org

Please include the following information in your email:

  • Agency Name
  • Point of Contact
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number
  • Your 14(c) Certificate Number
  • Number of Individuals Needing Training
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