Legal Clinic

Legal Clinic

The Arc Mid-South hosted a Legal Clinic on Saturday, July 12th at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library.  The event featured Probate Judge Kathy Gomes,  Attorney Ruby Wharton and Attorney Deborah Brooks, who spoke to guests about conservatorship and guardianship for people with disabilities.  The event focused on the needs of people with physical and intellectual disabilities, as well as individuals with psychiatric disabilities.  The Arc Mid-South assists individuals with disabilities and their families in understanding laws that affect them.  For more information on our advocacy department, please click here.  

 

Legislative Reception

Legislation

On Friday, July 25th, The Arc Mid-South hosted a legislative reception to commemorate the signing of the ADA 24 years ago.  The event featured several Tennessee Senators and Representatives.  Senator Reginald Tate (D - Memphis), Senator Jim Kyle (D - Memphis), Representative Johnnie Turner (D - Memphis), and a representative from Senator Mark Norris' (R - Collierville) office came out to the event.  This was a great opportunity for our families to meet and greet with their legislators and discuss important issues.

 

Summer Camp 2014

Summer Camp 2014
Summer Camp2

The Arc Mid-South's Summer Camp was held at the Pinecrest Retreat Center, July 23 - 30 in LaGrange, TN!  Our camp provides a great opportunity for people with disabilities to participate in fun activities for a week.  Campers participated in various activities like swimming, bonfire, entertainment, nature walks, making tie-dye items, Zumba, and much more. Direct Care Counselors are always present at a ratio of 3:1 in order to maintain safety and provide campers with individualized attention.  What more could you want from a week at summer camp? To find out more about our camp or weekend retreats, please contact Lucille Richardson at (901) 327-2473

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