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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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Policy & Advocacy

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

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


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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

Budget & PolicyGovernment AffairsLeo's LettersNewsWorkforce Initiative
September 22, 2022

Leo’s Letter: Workforce! Workforce! Email And Call Your Legislators Today!

The Arc asks for 100% participation from all who care about the human services workforce! Using our new Action Alert, please take action by contacting your legislators via email and…
Budget & PolicyCOVID19Government AffairsNewsWorkforce Initiative
September 22, 2022

New Workforce Action Alert: Contact Your Legislators About The Economic Development Bill

The Arc asks for 100% participation from all who care about the human services workforce! Please take 2 minutes to send this letter to your legislator. Funding for workforce rates,…
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September 22, 2022

Prioritization of Bills, Regulations, Policies, and Practices: Fill Out Our Priority Survey Today!

The Arc of Massachusetts is currently seeking broad feedback on bills, regulations, policies, and practices as we look to identify priorities in our advocacy work. Please take a few moments…

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