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4.4. Additional Programs or Resources

Arkansas Disability Coalition
Phone: (501) 614-7020 
Our Mission is to work for equal rights and opportunity for Arkansans with disabilities through public policy change, cross-disability collaboration, and the empowerment of people with disabilities and their families.

Arkansas Support Network
Phone: (479) 927-4100
Arkansas Support Network, Inc. is an organization dedicated to providing the highest quality services and supports possible for individuals who have disabilities.

Arkansas's Parent Training & Information Centers
Parent Training & Information Centers provide education and training for parents of children with disabilities, and for professionals who work with those children.

Camp Aldersgate
Phone: (501) 225-1444
Camp Aldersgate offers summer medical camps, respite camps and camps for children with disabilities.

Disability Rights Center
Phone: (800) 482-1174
Phone: (501) 296-1775
DRC operates federally-funded programs to advocate for and protect the rights of Arkansans with disabilities.

Midwest Special Needs Trust
Phone: (887) 239-8055
Midwest Special Needs Trust (MSNT) provides trust services for persons with disabilities. Special needs trusts are a type of trust specifically designed for individuals with disabilities. If properly structured and administered, special needs trusts do not affect an individual's eligibility for benefits such as SSI or Medicaid. In addition, MSNT administers the Charitable Trust. Funds of the Charitable Trust are used to provide assistance to individuals with disabilities who meet eligibility and income criteria.


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