Complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia challenging the indefinite incarceration of a young man with intellectual disability languishing in federal prison despite not having been convicted of a crime in violation of the ADA.
Amicus brief filed in the Supreme Court of Connecticut providing research demonstrating that even students with the most severe disabilities can learn and that all students are entitled to an education under the IDEA and ADA.
Amicus briefs filed in the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado arguing that the IDEA requires more from schools than the “merely more than de minimis” standard articulated by the lower court.
Amicus brief filed in the New York Court of Appeals arguing that the court must recognize the important role it has in enforcing the rights of parents with intellectual disability to receive the accommodations they need to preserve and reunify their families.
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 thoughout their lifetimes.