Promoting and protecting the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supporting their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.
With your help, we are working every day to build a future of inclusive work, play, worship, community, travel, and more.
DRIVING CHANGE AND PROTECTING THE RIGHTS OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES
Tell the 117th Congress: Include Disability Community in COVID-19 Relief Bills!
Congress once again passed coronavirus pandemic relief legislation that left out people with disabilities and those who support them! The critical needs of people with disabilities, their families, and the direct support professional (DSP) workforce must be included in the first coronavirus relief bill of the new Congress – we cannot be left behind.
National Convention On-Demand Sessions Now Available
If you were unable to attend this year’s online National Convention, missed a session, or just want to re-watch one you loved, they’re now available on the Convention website to watch at your convenience. Check out this year’s diverse array of topics and hear from dozens of dynamic experts and advocates!
The Arc fights every day to protect civil rights and access to vital programs, such as Medicaid, for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). But we can’t do it alone! We need the help of people with I/DD, their families, and allies of the cause.
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The Arc promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.