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.
2017-12-09 11:15 am    0 comments    Events
LIFE of Northeast MS and OurArtworks would like to invite you to their Annual Christmas Open House! When: Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM Where: LIFE of MS 1051 Cliff Gookin Tupelo, MS For more informaiton contact: Wayne Lauderdale, LIFE, 662-844-6633 or William Heard, Our Artworks 662-321-2727
2017-10-03 6:45 pm    0 comments    Events
JUST A REMINDER..Our scheduled meeting for today has been cancelled. in leu of our scheduled meeting today..we met last Friday for a project meeting at the Red Cross. Our next scheduled meeting will be Friday, October 27th at the Internet Cafe. We do have a busy October planned stay tuned in!
2017-10-03 6:37 pm    0 comments    News
BREAKING: The Senate will not be voting on the health care bill this week You called, you rallied, you shared your story – and once again, you showed the power of the disability community. Thanks to the hard work of activists like YOU, the health care bill was pulled! The Arc is proud to be with you in the challenges ahead – together we are working to grow...
2017-09-23 4:21 pm    0 comments    Events
The Arc of Northeast Mississippi volunteers offered the local chapter of the Red Cross a helping hand Friday. Excerpt from The Daily Journal TUPELO – From one Arc to another ARC, volunteers offered the local chapter of the American Red Cross a helping hand on Friday.   The Arc of Northeast Mississippi, which helps people with disabilities and their families,...
2017-09-20 8:38 pm    0 comments    News
September 18, 2017 Peter's Perspective New Report on Family Leave   This month, The Arc released a new video, report, and other materials on how paid family and medical leave can promote employment and economic security for people with disabilities and their families, and how huge gaps in the current U.S. system hurt the people we represent. You may wonder, so what’s...