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Next Chapter Book Clubs

The Next Chapter Book Club (NCBC) was launched in TN in 2009. The book clubs provide adolescents and adults with disabilities an opportunity to read and socialize with friends.  The NCBC model promotes literacy and social connectedness. Members do not have to... Continue Reading 

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Education, General awareness

The justice system and those with IDD?

How can the justice system improve to better serve those with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD)? University of Minnesota’s recent “Impact” issue spotlights the criminal justice system and people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Check it out to learn about The Arc’s... Continue Reading 

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Education

Diplomas Remain Elusive For Many With Disabilities

 by Shaun Heasley via Disability Scoop Graduation rates for students with disabilities remain far behind their typically-developing peers, with a new report finding that in some states fewer than half of those in special education earn a diploma. Nationwide, 64.6 percent of... Continue Reading 

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