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.
2018-01-18 2:14 pm    0 comments    News
A major tax overhaul taking effect this month is bringing changes to savings accounts for people with disabilities and sparking concern about funding for programs this population relies on. Republicans in Congress pushed through a $1.5 trillion tax package in December. Tucked inside the law are tweaks to how people with disabilities can use ABLE accounts, which are designed to allow...
2018-01-18 2:10 pm    0 comments    News
We asked you a little more than a week ago to call your senator to ask for support for a bill to lift the age cap on autism therapy currently in state law. The age-8 cap has caused confusion and means in many cases children go without therapy.  We are trying to solve this by asking that the age cap be lifted.    Representative Steve Massengill has introduced a companion...
2017-12-11 1:16 pm    0 comments    Events
Come on out and join the Arc and friends on Friday. Mr and Mrs Clause will be there with goodies for all. Bring your favorite cookies to share with others. This will be a great opportunity to network with other families and to spread some Christmas cheer! PLEASE RSVP 222-1850. Name..and names and ages of children attending. We want to make sure our elves make enough toys!
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 though..so stay tuned in!
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