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The Arc of Howard County Awarded Community Foundation of Howard County Grant!

The Community Foundation of Howard County recently announced its 2022 community grant award recipients. The Arc of Howard County was among the awardees. A total of $200,000 was distributed across 45 nonprofit organizations to improve the lives of residents across the community. Thank you, Community Foundation of Howard County! For more than 50 years, the Community

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Important Updated COVID Policy for The Arc of Howard County’s Residential Program – Feb 7, 2022

Please see the attached letter from Executive Director, Cindy Parr concerning our updated policies and procedures for The Arc of Howard County’s Residential Program.  Please contact your direct supervisor if you have any questions or concerns. Download the PDF here.

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Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council and MD Department of Health: COVID-19 Fact Sheets in Plain Language

On January 3, 2022, The Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council and the Maryland Department of Health released COVID-19 fact sheets in plain language. Click here to download any of these seven (7) fact sheets as a set or by topic, or in a different language. Plain Language COVID-19 Facts Sheet Testing Fact Sheet High Risk Health

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Amanda & Jill Dean Direct Support Award 2021 Nominations Are Open

The Amanda and Jill Dean Direct Support Award was created to recognize an exceptional employee in the Direct Support professional field at The Arc of Howard County. This award is presented annually and includes a $1,000 cash gift to the recipient. Employees eligible for this award can be any staff (DSP’s, DSM’s, and/or Employment Specialists)

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Congratulations to the 2021 Celebration of Excellence Award Winners!

2021 Celebration of Excellence and 60th Year Celebration The Arc of Howard County’s 2021 Celebration of Excellence was held virtually on May 12, 2021. Congratulations to all of our award winners for making a difference in the lives of people with disabilities! Self-Advocate of the Year: Jeffrey Jones, Carlotta Martin, and Janice Martin Excellence in Employment: Robert

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Virtual Learning Campus: Partnership Between Humanim and The Arc of Howard County

Today we spotlight the Virtual Learning Campus – a program partnership between Humanim and The Arc of Howard County focused on providing meaningful learning opportunities, engaging experiences, and social supports on a virtual platform for people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (IDD) community members who are isolated at home. Participants are given a safe outlet

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