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A View from My Window

Listen in to A View from My Window, hosted by Michelle Fischer, for stories and news on issues impacting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. Michelle, who lives with cerebral palsy, always dreamed of being a broadcast journalist. That dream has come true through her work as the host of The Arc of Indiana’s podcast, “A View from My Window.”

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A View into Future Planning During COVID-19

Listen in as Michelle talks with Karly Sciortino-Poulter, The Arc Advocacy Network Director, about future planning for a loved one with a disability, including special considerations during COVID-19. Learn more about:Future PlanningSupported Decision Making Charting the LifeCourseThe Arc Master Trust A View from My Window is The Arc of Indiana’s podcast, hosted by Michelle Fischer.Sponsored by The National Bank of Indianapolis and supported by funding and collaboration from Indiana’s Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services.Support the show (https://www.arcind.org/get-involved/donate/)

18mins

26 Jun 2020

Rank #1

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A View on Reopening Services, Advocacy and More!

Listen in or watch via this link "A View on Reopening Services, Advocacy and More!" as Michelle Fischer talks with Andy Kirby and Shawn Fulton about how providers of I/DD services are preparing to "reopen" services, how self-advocates have been part of the planning process, and the importance of advocacy during this challenging time.  Support the show (https://www.arcind.org/get-involved/donate/)

33mins

19 May 2020

Rank #2

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An Update and View with Kim Dodson

Listen in or watch via this link - An Update and View with Kim Dodson (our first video podcast) - as Michelle Fischer talks with The Arc of Indiana Executive Director Kim Dodson about how The Arc of Indiana and chapters of The Arc have adapted and risen to the challenge throughout this COVID-19 pandemic.Support the show (https://www.arcind.org/get-involved/donate/)

10mins

5 May 2020

Rank #3

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A View into Medicaid Waiver Redesign

Listen in as Michelle talks with Karly Sciortino-Poulter, director for The Arc Advocacy Network, about plans to redesign Indiana’s Medicaid Waiver program. Since the time the podcast was taped, the Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services and the Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services have temporarily paused waiver redesign efforts due to the activities and circumstances that have evolved during to the COVID-19 pandemic. During this time the Human Services Research Institute will continue with their work related to the redesign. This will allow BDDS to quickly transition back to the important work of designing and creating waivers that assist individuals and families in living their vision of a good life.The comment period has been extended and will remain open during this pause and can be submitted via the electronic survey or by emailing DDRSwaivernoticecomment@fssa.IN.gov.  Please continue to share your ideas and feedback with DDRS during the extended comment period.Learn more about Medicaid Waiver redesign. Support the show (https://www.arcind.org/get-involved/donate/)

15mins

20 Apr 2020

Rank #4

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A View into the U.S. Census

Listen in as Michelle Fischer talks with Catherine Vest, Communication & Outreach Specialist for Indiana Disability Rights, about the 2020 U.S. Census, why it is important for people with disabilities to be counted, and accommodations to assist them in the census process.[audio mp3="https://www.arcind.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/A-View-into-the-US-Census.mp3"][/audio]Support the show (https://www.arcind.org/get-involved/donate/)

9mins

26 Feb 2020

Rank #5

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A View into “A View from My Window” 10th Anniversary

Hard to believe that podcast host Michelle Fischer and the podcast production team is celebrating the 10th anniversary of A View from My Window. Listen in as Michelle talks with John Dickerson, retired executive director of The Arc of Indiana, who discovered Michelle, as they talk about the podcast, some of Michelle’s favorite shows (linked below), and what the podcast means to her. Support the show (https://www.arcind.org/get-involved/donate/)

11mins

23 Jan 2020

Rank #6

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A View with LaMondré Pough

Listen in as Michelle Fischer talks with LaMondré Pough.  LaMondré, who lives with spinal muscle atrophy type 2, is an inspirational speaker, trainer, consultant  and coach who focuses on empowerment, diversity and entrepreneurship. He also serves as the chief business development officer for Ruh Global Impact, a disability inclusion consulting firm. Michelle was inspired to talk with LaMondré  when she watched one of his videos where he shared his mantra of Living Big, Living Full, and Living Authentic. Be sure to listen to LaMondré's podcast 5P with LaMondré.Support the show (https://www.arcind.org/get-involved/donate/)

28mins

16 Jan 2020

Rank #7

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A View into the 5th Anniversary of the ABLE Act

Listen in as Michelle talks with Amy Corbin, Executive Director of the Indiana ABLE Authority, as they talk about the 5th anniversary of the passage of the ABLE Act and how Indiana’s INvestABLE program allows families and individuals with disabilities to save funds for qualified disability related expenses in an ABLE account.Support the show (https://www.arcind.org/get-involved/donate/)

10mins

19 Dec 2019

Rank #8

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A View with The Arc Master Trust Account Managers

“Whatever we accomplish belongs to our entire group, a tribute to our combined effort.”This quote by Walt Disney rests above photos and letters from trust beneficiaries and their families and caregivers in a hallway outside of the offices of The Arc Master Trust account managers.Listen in to hear from and learn a bit about the dedicated trust account managers who work hard each and every day to serve beneficiaries of The Arc Master Trust.Support the show (https://www.arcind.org/get-involved/donate/)

15mins

6 Nov 2019

Rank #9