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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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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

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June 14, 2024

Leo’s Letter: Fostering Social Inclusion through Pathways to Friendship

In this week's video message, Executive Director Leo Sarkissian provides an overview of The Arc's program Pathways to Friendship, a partnership with the Department of Developmental Services. In particular, Leo…
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June 11, 2024

Eleventh Hour Push! Please Voice Your Support for Operation House Call and ABA Training Amendments!

Take Action with Your Representative, Senator, and Members of the Conference Committee Today! As you know, Operation House Call (OHC) became law last year, but now we need funding to…
Government AffairsNews
June 7, 2024

Update on Accessory Dwelling Units for People with Disabilities: Amendment Not Accepted, but It Doesn’t End Here

The Arc is grateful for the fast response from our community this week in regards to the Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) amendment for the Housing Bill debated in the House.…

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