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
Education & Training
Our upcoming special education trainings offer families and professionals the tools needed to help a child with special needs achieve the right services in school. These include:
* Special Education 101
*New Winter/Spring Education Training
These programs are for children and adults with intellectual and related developmental disabilities and their peers. Programs range from regularly occuring, single day events to weekend respite, vacations and week-long Summer camps and vacations.
Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month is in March 2014
Developmental disabilities awareness has increased dramatically within the last decade. But much work still needs to be accomplished to ensure that familiies of children with these conditions have the resources, community support and vision to reach their goals.