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As of this year, Medicaid members must renew their benefits online at www.marylandhealthconnection.gov.
They will not be receiving a renewal packet in the mail, like they have in previous years. They need to create an account and reapply for their Medicaid coverage. If they do not, they will lose their benefits.

​Please find ​attached several documents that explain these changes. These documents are in English &  Spanish and include:

·         A step by step guide on how to use the website
·         Reapplying for Medicaid instructions
·         FAQ on Medicaid renewals
If families need help with this application, please refer them to schedule an appointment with one of the Capital Region's connector entities. This website has a list of locations for Prince George's and Montgomery Counties: http://capitalhealthconnection.org/sign-up-locations/

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The Social Security Administration has a new online service that lets Medicare beneficiaries get a replacement Medicare card if their old one has been lost, damaged or otherwise needs to be replaced. If you need a replacement card, log in to your "my Social Security" account to request one. Your replacement card will arrive in the mail in about 30 days. Learn how to create a "my Social Security" account if you don't already have one.

Have questions about Social Security disability benefits, how going back to work may affect your benefits, benefits for children, or how to appeal a decision if your application is denied? Check out
Disability.gov's Guide to Disability Benefits for answers to these questions and more.

List of Colleges with Programs for Learning Disabled Students: Follow this link to view a list of colleges and universities that offer programs, some quite comprehensive, designed to support students with learning disabilities.

Special Education Citizen Advisory Committee (SECAC)



ArcShop 
The Arc Prince George’s County
Questions? Contact Melonee Clark (MClark@thearcofpgc.org) or Jessica Neely (JNeely@thearcofpgc.org) or 301-925-7050 x256 


Amazing opportunity for transitioning youth, ages 14-16, who currently receive SSI benefits.

LIFE ENRICHMENT AWARDS PROGRAM  (LEAP)
The Arc has been awarded a grant supported by the HSC Foundation. LEAP provides goods and services that are directly linked to transition planning and implementation that are usually not available from public service and other government agencies.  Funds may be used for a variety of purposes including:  Click here for application:

·       Career Related Courses
·       Equipment
·       Business Attire
·       Job Exploration
·       Other Services
Eligible applicants with a disability must be between the ages of 14 and 26 and may not have received a LEAP Grant within the past three years.    
For more information please contact Deborah Goins, 240-532-6005 ext. 6001
or via email, dgoins@thearcofpgc.org