People like you, who believe in the mission and work of The Arc of Massachusetts, support us in many ways. Advocating for laws and policies that help people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, opening homes to students in Operation House Call, and sharing impactful stories with legislators are a few examples.
“He helps her with homework and making her lunch. When she has seizures, he doesn’t panic. He’s very kind in the sense that if he knows the answer, he’ll say ‘Let’s figure it out together.’” So says the fourth grade teacher of Marcus Devoy, an Arizona fourth grader. Marcus is a role model for others, including his football teammates, as he helps his older sister, Jade, who has epilepsy and an intellectual disability.