People of AC – Staff with 11-15 Years of Service

Photo of Staff Staff with 11-15 Years of Service! They are, from left: Katy Martinez, Community Living Ombudsman Regional Coordinator (12 years); Jeff Rowe, Program Director (11 years); Bill Minvielle, Community Living Ombudsman Regional Coordinator (15 years); John Felt, Chief Information Officer (13 years); Jeanne Abadie, Compliance Specialist (12 years); Mamie Matte, Secretary (11 years); Quincy Branch, Receptionist (12 years); David Gallegos, Program Director (14 years); and Stephanie Patrick, Director of Policy & Planning (11 years). Charles Tubre, in front, celebrated his 13th year of employment at AC before he passed away last December.

AC Offers Transition Services and Planning

Transition services are a set of services provided to the student by the school district, and sometimes other agencies, assisting with the move from high school to independent living, higher education, or employment.

AC Helps Teenager Stay In School

Advocacy Center Attorney Ken Kolb recently represented a 15 year-old boy with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), autism, and an intellectual disability, helping him avoid expulsion after a behavioral episode.

Overtime Regulation Changes for Personal Care Workers

The U.S. Department of Labor changed the overtime regulations for personal care workers, enforcing a rule that pays them “time and a half” when they work more than 40 hours per week. Here's what you need to know.

Disability Advocate Charles Tubre Dead at 73; Memorial To Be Held on January 18th

Photo of Charles Tubre Charles Tubre, long time advocate for people with disabilities, died on December 18, 2014, of heart failure at the age of 73. A memorial service will be held to honor Charlie's life at the Advocacy Center, 8325 Oak Street, New Orleans, LA, on Sunday, January 18, 2015, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

People of AC – Cindy Arceneaux

Photo of Cindy Arceneaux Meet AC Client Advocate Cindy Arceneaux!