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advocacy & action

Renew NowBecome a member of The Arc today! 
Do you want to be a part of the largest grassroots movement to protect the rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD)—a network of more than 140,000 members? Join The Arc today and get connected with advocates, activities, families, experts and professionals working together to ensure that people with I/DD have the resources to meet their needs and live self-determined lives. 

Family together on couchLatest on ABLE Accounts
The Arc releases a short summary and more detailed information about the new ABLE accounts. Plus, information on ABLE state legislation. For more information on planning for the future, visit The Arc’s Center for Future Planning. To learn more about ABLE accounts, please listen to our recorded webinars for chapter staff and other disability professionals and for people with I/DD and family members.

programs & events

The-Arc_Work-headerInnovation through Inclusion
The Arc@Work is revolutionizing today’s workforce by connecting employers to talented individuals with I/DD seeking employment. We assist with all aspects of the employment process — from recruiting and interviewing to on-boarding and retention support. Find out more by visiting our website!

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The Center for Future Planning
Learn how to create a guide for an adult with I/DD to lead a good life as independently as possible. A plan is especially important for the future when the parent or caregiver is no longer able to provide support. More...