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dateJune 12, 2020 userPosted by:

“It is our belief that everyone has the right to live..”

“We recognize and support every person’s right to be included in the life of the community. It is our belief that every person has the right to live in a loving home and in a caring community as an active and accepted member.“ Mission Statement of Arkansas Support Network It is our belief that every person has the right to

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dateApril 22, 2020 userPosted by:

“Thank You” Is Not Enough

In March, just before the explosion of virus-related confusion and chaos, I celebrated my 20th anniversary at Arkansas Support Network. I was 19 years old when I started working at ASN as a part-time direct support professional. Outside of my parents, my sister, and a few close childhood friends, my relationship with ASN is longer

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dateMarch 16, 2020 userPosted by:

COVID-19: Resources & Suggestions

Over the past several days, our ASN team has worked diligently to research and pull together information that may be useful to the individuals and families we support as well as direct support professionals. Click the resource links listed below to learn more information about COVID-19. We will continue to update this post as we

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dateDecember 27, 2019 userPosted by:

2019 at ASN: A year to be proud of

You’ve probably heard by now that it is Holiday Season in the world of nonprofits, also known as End-of-Year. There’s a strong likelihood that you’ve received 20 or more emails, postcards, social media posts, and/or phone calls to tell you how important your support is this time of year. And it’s true, your support is

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dateNovember 23, 2017 userPosted by:

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving from everyone at Arkansas Support Network.  Today, and every day, we give thanks for the amazing people we encounter on a daily basis. To the employees who work hard to ensure that individuals we support have the opportunity to live the lives of their choosing despite whatever challenges and limitations they may face,

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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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dateSeptember 11, 2017 userPosted by:

Spotlight Series: 2017 Direct Support Professional Recognition Week

  Once again, ASN is joining the efforts of The American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR), and many other organizations and service providers across the country to recognize this week, September 10th through 16th, as Direct Support Professional Recognition Week.  Direct Support Professional Recognition Week is part of the ANCOR National Advocacy Campaign, whose mission

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dateNovember 24, 2016 userPosted by:

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving from everyone at Arkansas Support Network.  Today, and every day, we give thanks for the amazing people we encounter on a daily basis. To the employees who work hard to ensure that individuals we support have the opportunity to live the lives of their choosing despite whatever challenges and limitations they  may face,

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dateOctober 5, 2016 userPosted by:

Welcome October!

It’s hard to believe it is October already.  This time of year brings lots of activities and events, like softball tournaments, Halloween parties, and holiday planning.  There will be lots of things going on and lots to talk about, but in the midst of everything going on, ASN will be focusing on two very important

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dateSeptember 15, 2016 userPosted by:

Spotlight Series: 2016 Direct Support Professional Recognition Week, Day 4

All this week ASN is honoring our direct support providers.  As we have introduced you to some of our most valuable support providers, you may have noticed some commonalities in the employees we have described.  Good Direct Support Professionals are individuals who work hard, dedicate themselves to learning about and knowing the needs, wants, and

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