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dateSeptember 26, 2017 userPosted by:

Arkansas Support Network Stays the Course

Kyle Kellams interviews soon-to-be CEO, Dr. Syard Evans on Ozark at Large. Dr. Evans will become the new CEO at Arkansas Support Network Jan. 1, 2018 when Dr. Keith Vire, the leader of ASN for the past 26 years, will retire from the post. The interview discusses her transition, the ASN mission, and how the Graham-Cassidy bill

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dateApril 11, 2016 userPosted by:

Arkansas Support Network Receives CQL Accreditation

Arkansas Support Network CEO Keith Vire announced last week our new accreditation: We couldn’t be more proud today. We had a great team of reviewers from the Council on Quality and Leadership with us for four days last week. They reviewed and evaluated every facet of our organization, and when they met with our leadership

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dateJanuary 15, 2016 userPosted by:

A Response to Governor Hutchinson’s Address to the Legislative Healthcare Reform Task Force

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson recently addressed the Legislative Healthcare Reform Task Force. Mark George, board member of the Arkansas Waiver Association, has penned a response to the Governor and the task force, asking for a more strategic approach to determining funding for services provided to individuals with developmental disabilities. The response includes a plan for addressing the

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dateDecember 16, 2015 userPosted by:

Letter to Arkansas Health Reform Legislative Task Force

Letter to Arkansas Health Reform Legislative Task Force

What follows is a letter from numerous Arkansas agencies and individuals (see below) asking the Arkansas Health Reform Legislative Task Force to address the years-long waiting list for community supports and services for over 3,000 Arkansans with disabilities. Please read and share. December 14, 2015 The Honorable Cecile Bledsoe and Charlie Collins Co-Chairs, Health Reform

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dateDecember 1, 2015 userPosted by:

Focus Your Holiday Season

Arkansas Support Network Focus on Inclusion 2015

From Arkansas Support Network CEO Keith Vire “Ideals are like stars:  you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them you reach your destiny.” Carl Schurz “Each time a man stands up for an ideal,

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