A View from My Window

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.”... Show More

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June 26, 2020 18 min

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.

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Future Planning
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Charting the LifeCourse
The 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 ...

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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.  

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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.

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April 20, 2020 15 min

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 pan...

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February 26, 2020 9 min

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.

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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. 

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January 16, 2020 28 min

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 wh...

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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.

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“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...

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