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Enhancing the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including autism, and their families.

Through advocacy, programs that promote inclusion, and engaging the community, The Arc creates tangible changes in the community and in the lives of people with disabilities.


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The Latest News

Here’s where you can find what we’re doing, why we’re doing it, and who it is impacting

COVID19Government AffairsLeo's LettersNews
June 30, 2022

Leo’s Letter: Independence Day for the Disability Community

We find ourselves in the middle of two major disability anniversaries as we commemorate Independence Day on July 4. Over a week ago, the 23rd anniversary of the Olmstead decision…
Government AffairsNews
June 28, 2022

Act Now: Urgent Action Needed for the Supported Decision-Making Bill!

Advocates, please act today in support of S.2848/H.4725: An act relative to supported decision-making (SDM) agreements for certain adults with disabilities. Please send this letter to your Representative and Senator…
June 28, 2022

Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) Releases Changes to COVID and Quarantine Precautions [Updated 6/28/22]

On June 12, we summarized and linked to the new COVID guidance from the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS). We are revising our summary to emphasize that…

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