The Arc advocates for and serves people with I/DD, including Down syndrome, autism, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, cerebral palsy and other diagnoses. The Arc has a network of 700 chapters across the country promoting and protecting the human rights of people with I/DD and actively supporting their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes and without regard to diagnosis.

The Arc is not an acronym; always refer to us as The Arc, not The ARC and never ARC. The Arc should be considered as a title or a phrase.
2 days ago 8:57:00 pm    0 comments    News
WASHINGTON, DC – The Arc issued the following statement after the release of the Senate Republicans’ health care legislation today: “This bill will have a devastating impact on individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. Make no mistake – people’s lives and independence are on the line. “More than...
2017-05-28 6:12 pm    0 comments    Events
We had an amaizing day today at Ballard Park! Thank you to all the volunteers that made this day such a success! We met some new freinds..had a good time...and we were able to celebrate our abilities with over 300 ppl! Excerpt from the Daily Journal: The Arc of Northeast Mississippi members celebrated Saturday at the Oren Dunn Museum while sounds of Elvis Presley carried through the...
2017-05-22 12:42 pm    0 comments    Events
It's that time of year again. Arc in the Park will be on Saturday May 27th at the Oren Dunn City Museum from 10am - 4pm. Featuring: Live Music, Food, Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Children's Games, Arts & Crafts, Train Rides, Wheelchair Race, Fishing, Exhibits, and Much More! Join the Arc of Northeast MS for a GREAT Day of FUN! Thanks to our sponsors OurArtworks, Tupelo...
2017-05-21 1:44 pm    0 comments    Events
Arc in the Park 2017 is coming up very fast. This is the last oppurtunity for vendors to sign up before the deadline of May 22nd. You can find the Sign Up form below. If you have any questions or concerns please contact us through our website or contact Cheryl Falzone at (662) 222-1850 cheryl@arcnems.org. We look forward to hearing from you. Craft Vendor Registration Form
2017-05-20 7:54 pm    0 comments    Events
We are having a membership meeting Wednesday May 23rd at 2pm. We will be meeting at the Oren Dunn City Museum in Tupelo. The agenda for the meeting will include conference information and finalizing upcoming Arc in the Park. I encourage all members to attend this very informative meeting!!