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 lifetime.
SERVING PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES ACHIEVE WITH US
Resource Guide for Special Needs (pdf) - February 2015 REVISION This is a local, state and national resource guide created by the Houston chapter of The Arc. Families and professionals will find a wide range of links to information about specific disabilities, health and human services, respite programs, employment opportunities, advocacy organizations and many other reference needs.
Guardianship Information Packet (pdf) - This packet provides specific information on alternatives to guardianship and guardianship options for families seeking to ensure that their loved ones with special needs are provided with all possible rights and protections afforded to them on becoming an adult in the state of Texas.
En Español GuardianshipEspanol
Right to Learn Newsletter - This newsletter has been created with it's first volume, first numbered edtion in the summer of 2012. Individual articlea are accessible from the newsletter page.
Resources from Past Conferences and Trainings from The Arc: Greater Houston
One of our primary goals is to provide families and professionals with information than can be easily accessed and used independently at any time. To help achieve this we have created access to several past presentations given at The Arc: Greater Houston Chapter. Please click on the link below to view these presentations.