On Friday, November 8, The Arc of Massachusetts’ Director of Government Affairs and Operation House Call Maura Sullivan was happy to be a guest at the LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities) class at UMass Medical School’s Shriver Center.Continue reading
A substantial investment in the workforce is needed across human services today, and for those of us worried about persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities, it cannot come too soon.Continue reading
On Tuesday, November 5, The Arc of Massachusetts’ Executive Director Leo Sarkissian and Director of Government Affairs Maura Sullivan took part in a positive meeting with Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo, pertaining to Nicky’s Law.Continue reading
Halloween is a day filled with costumes and candy, tricks and treats. But for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and autism, Halloween can often be an overwhelming experience.Continue reading
The mission of The Arc of Massachusetts is to enhance the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including autism, and their families. We fulfill this through advocacy for community supports and services that foster social inclusion, self-determination, and equity across all aspects of society.