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.
2017-04-29 3:56 pm    0 comments    Events
Upcoming upcoming sensory movies. View the following image for a list of movies and dates. Special auditorium for Sensory Cinema guests. Lights up, sound down. Kids are free to move around. Fun time for all!
2017-04-24 6:33 pm    0 comments    Events
This year's mega conference stipends are being done differently than years past. Stipends will be for rooms only. Registration must be done and paid for by participants. A list of members that have expressed their desire to attend this year's conference has been sent, however; before the stipend for the hotel room can be must first register for the conference and pay the...
2017-03-02 9:28 pm    0 comments    Events
Open Art on Tuesday March 14, 2-5. Come join the Arc at Our Art Works (on the corner of Jackson and Clayton)! We are having an open house and membership drive. Snacks will be served and our new member packets are ready for you!
2017-02-10 4:07 pm    0 comments    News
We are requesting your help! Senate Bill 2567 proposes to move the Department of Mental Health under the Office of the Governor The bill passed the Senate floor yesterday with a 25 yea to 24 nay vote, and 3 Senators absent or not voting. A motion yesterday to reconsider might kill it. However, if a motion to table the reconsideration passes, it could advance the bill to the...
2017-02-08 11:16 am    0 comments    Events
Dear Friend,  A bill that would put control of three large state agencies in the hands of one person in our state, the governor, is currently awaiting action on the Senate floor. You may click the link below to read the bill. Senate Bill - SB 2567 If passed, SB 2567 would place the Mississippi Department of Health, the Mississippi Department of...
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