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Alert: Weather Delay 02/06/2018

Weather Alert for 02/06/2018: The Arc of Howard County Employment, Supported Day, Supported Retirement, and all Transportation Programs will be have a 2 hour delay Wednesday morning because of current weather conditions. We will continue to monitor weather conditions into Wednesday morning.  Please turn to http://www.wbaltv.com/weather/closings or http://www.facebook.com/arcohoward for the most recent update.

ABLE Account Howard County POP-UP ENROLLMENT Event 2/13/18

Maryland ABLE Accounts POP-UP ENROLLMENT in HOWARD COUNTY

The Maryland’s ABLE Program allows individuals with disabilities to save money for qualified disability-related expenses without losing means-tested benefits. If you need more information, please visit: www.marylandable.org
Or if you are ready to sign up, ABLE Pop-Up Enrollments are happening across the state in February! Stop in to gather information on Maryland ABLE and access computers to open your Maryland ABLE account.
And remember, enrollment is online, so you can enroll any time of day, any day of the week, anywhere you have internet!

Howard County POP-UP Enrollment Event
Tuesday, February 13th 4:30pm-7:00pm
Howard County Autism Society
9770 Patuxent Woods Dr Columbia, MD 21046
(410) 290-3466

Space is limited. RSVP by February 5th to https://hcablepopup.eventbrite.com.

To request accommodations for participation in this event, please contact Erica Lewis by February 5th at 410-313-6402 (voice/relay) or ealewis@howardcountymd.gov.

 

What you need to enroll during a pop-up enrollment:

• Social Security Number for the Beneficiary

• Social Security Number for the Authorized Legal Representative (if there is one involved)

• If you are an Authorized Legal Representative (ALR) opening an account for an adult beneficiary, you must bring a copy of your documents verifying Power of Attorney or Legal Guardianship

• Bank account information to link to ABLE account

 

Sponsored by the Howard County Transition Outreach Partnership.

Howard County ABLE Popup

Alert: Weather Delay 01/17/2018

Delay 01/17/2018: The Arc of Howard County Employment, Day & Transportation Programs will be have a 2 hour delay Wednesday morning because of current weather conditions.

Alert: Inclement Weather Early Closing 1/8/2018

Due to inclement weather, The Arc of Howard County Administrative offices and The Community Integration Program will be closing at 2:00 pm today . In addition, all individuals that receive transportation services through The Arc will need to be transported home early and will be contacted on an individual basis. If you have any questions or concerns please call The Arc at 410-730-0638.

Alert: Weather Delay 01/04/2018

Delay 01/04/2018: The Arc of Howard County Employment, Day & Transportation Programs will be have a 2 hour delay Thursday morning because of current weather conditions.

REMINDER: Program Service Closings for Week of December 25 & January 1

This is a reminder about closings during the upcoming holidays:

The Arc of Howard County Administrative Offices, Community Integration Services-Day Support & Supportive Retirement and The Arc Transportation Services will be closed on Monday, December 25, 2017, and Monday, January 1, 2018.

Happy Holidays from all of us at The Arc of Howard County.

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

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

Coco

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

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