Our Work

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.

200,000

Individuals & Families Supported

65+ Years

of Enhancing the Lives of People with Disabilities

17

Local Chapters

What We Do

Policy & Advocacy

Encouraging the advancement of the lives of people with disabilities and their families

Programs & Services

Promoting systemic change to enable access and equity across all aspects of society

Resources

Compiling & creating a hub of information based on age, disability & topic

Building Community

Supporting families and individuals on their unique path

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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 LettersNewsOperation House Call
December 1, 2022

Leo’s Letter: Bias and Its Impact on Advocacy

When we talk about bias against people with intellectual or development disabilities (IDD), what we mean is the negative attitude or judgment that individuals or groups hold. When this bias…
Government AffairsNews
November 30, 2022

Action Alert: Contact Your Representatives In Support of the Records Bill (H.3150)

Advocates, please take action today in support of the Records Bill (H.3150)! Many of you joined The Arc and the coalition of advocates and legislators, including Secretary Sudders, to honor…
Government AffairsLeo's LettersNews
November 23, 2022

Leo’s Letter: Recognizing the Truth of Our History

C 61 -- one of many markers signified by faith and a number at MetFern Cemetery. C stands for Catholic MetFern Cemetery is the final resting place for 296 people…

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