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REMINDER: Program Service Closings for Week of November 20, 2017

This is a reminder about closings during Thanksgiving Week 2017:

The Arc of Howard County Community Integration Services-Day Support & Supportive Retirement and The Arc Transportation Services will be closed on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24.

The Arc of Howard County Administrative Offices will be closed on Thursday, November 23, 2017.

If you have any questions please contact The Arc of Howard County at 410-730-0638.

Sensory Friendly Movie – November 25

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On Saturday, November 25, 2017, AMC Theatre at The Mall in Columbia will be holding its sensory friendly movie.

The Sensory Friendly Movie program provides a special opportunity for families to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment.  The auditorium is dedicated to the program: lights will be up, the sound turned down and audience members are invited to get up and dance, walk, shout or sing!

Coco

AMC Columbia Theatre

The Mall in Columbia

Starts at 10:00 a.m. 

Doors open at 9:30am

Tickets are $6.75 per person

Sensory Friendly Movie – November 11

Thor: Ragnarok

On Saturday, November 11, 2017, AMC Theatre at The Mall in Columbia will be holding its sensory friendly movie.

The Sensory Friendly Movie program provides a special opportunity for families to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment.  The auditorium is dedicated to the program: lights will be up, the sound turned down and audience members are invited to get up and dance, walk, shout or sing!

Thor: Ragnarok

AMC Columbia Theatre

The Mall in Columbia

Starts at 10:00 a.m. 

Doors open at 9:30am

Tickets are $6.75 per person

Community Settings Regulations Public Comment Period

Dear Interested Stakeholders-
Please see the attached draft regulations on the community settings rule. If you would like to submit a comment please send by November 13, 2017 to mdh.hcbssetting@maryland.gov.
Best regards,
The HCBS TeamOffice of Health Services

Maryland Medicaid Program, MDH

201 West Preston Street, Room 122E

Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Click here for draft regulations

Brain Power Open House at HCAS – October 28

Check out Brain Power Autism System at HCAS on October 28th!

Brain Power is a startup from Cambridge, MA, that designs games to empower children and adults all along the autism spectrum to teach themselves practical life skills, and assess their progress numerically. Hundreds of kids have tried and loved the Brain Power Autism System (even those who usually have difficulty with hats or glasses).

On  Saturday, October 28th, Brain Power will partner with HCAS and The Arc of Howard County to bring this exciting new technology to you with 45 minute slots from 3PM to 6PM that include an overview of the system, one-on-one demo session, and time for Q&A. The open house is designed to give parents, guardians, and caregivers of children with autism spectrum disorders a chance to try the Brain Power Autism System. Join us at the Howard County Autism Society location (9770 Patuxent Woods Drive - Training Room, Columbia, MD 21046) for the first showcase of the Brain Power in Howard County.

Space limited to 12 slots, so reserve your spot now at https://calendly.com/alyk…/brain-power-open-house/10-28-2017

Sensory Friendly Movie – October 14 & October 28

On Saturday, October 14 and Saturday, October 28, AMC Theatre at The Mall in Columbia will be holding its monthly sensory friendly movie.

The Sensory Friendly Movie program provides a special opportunity for families to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment.  The auditorium is dedicated to the program: lights will be up, the sound turned down and audience members are invited to get up and dance, walk, shout or sing!

My Little Pony: The Movie

AMC Columbia Theatre

The Mall in Columbia

Starts at 10:00 a.m. 

Doors open at 9:30am

Tickets are $6.75 per person

Golf Registration is Open!

Wegmans presents Tee It Up for The Arc, Friday, October 13, 2017

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Gather a foursome and come out and support The Arc of Howard County while challenging your game on one of Maryland’s top-ranked golf courses, Friday, October 13, 2017 at Waverly Woods Golf Club. 

Registration for the 2017 Tee It Up for The Arc golf fundraiser, presented by Wegmans, is open! This year’s outing begins will breakfast and registration at 7:30 a.m.; Shotgun start at 9:00 a.m.; Lunch, prizes and raffle drawings will immediately follow play.  Beverages will be available throughout the rounds.

Sponsorship opportunities are available. For additional information or to register, contact Dee Athey at dathey@archoward.org / 410-730-0638 ext. 306.

Visit the Event Page.

Tee it up for The Arc 2017 Sponsorship Package

 

DDA Self-Directed Services Workshop – September/October

Interested in learning more about self-directed services?

Join us in September or October to learn more!

Check out the flyer for the DDA Self Directed Services workshop

Sponsored by the Howard County Transition Outreach Partnership

Sensory Friendly Movie – September 23

On Saturday, September 23, 2017, AMC Theatre at The Mall in Columbia will be holding its sensory friendly movie.

The Sensory Friendly Movie program provides a special opportunity for families to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment.  The auditorium is dedicated to the program: lights will be up, the sound turned down and audience members are invited to get up and dance, walk, shout or sing!

Lego Ninjago

AMC Columbia Theatre

The Mall in Columbia

Starts at 10:00 a.m. 

Doors open at 9:30am

Tickets are $6.75 per person

Sensory Friendly Movie – September 9

On Saturday, September 9, 2017, AMC Theatre at The Mall in Columbia will be holding its sensory friendly movie.

The Sensory Friendly Movie program provides a special opportunity for families to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment.  The auditorium is dedicated to the program: lights will be up, the sound turned down and audience members are invited to get up and dance, walk, shout or sing!

Leap!

AMC Columbia Theatre

The Mall in Columbia

Starts at 10:00 a.m. 

Doors open at 9:30am

Tickets are $6.75 per person

Sensory Friendly Movie-August 26

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On Saturday, August 26, 2017, AMC Theatre at The Mall in Columbia will be holding its sensory friendly movie.

The Sensory Friendly Movie program provides a special opportunity for families to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment.  The auditorium is dedicated to the program: lights will be up, the sound turned down and audience members are invited to get up and dance, walk, shout or sing!

The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature

AMC Columbia Theatre

The Mall in Columbia

Starts at 10:00 a.m. 

Doors open at 9:30am

Tickets are $6.75 per person

Sensory Friendly Movie-August 12

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On Saturday, August 12, 2017, AMC Theatre at The Mall in Columbia will be holding its sensory friendly movie.

The Sensory Friendly Movie program provides a special opportunity for families to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment.  The auditorium is dedicated to the program: lights will be up, the sound turned down and audience members are invited to get up and dance, walk, shout or sing!

The Emoji Movie

AMC Columbia Theatre

The Mall in Columbia

Starts at 10:00 a.m. 

Doors open at 9:30am

Tickets are $6.75 per person

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