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.
2016-03-24 11:45 pm    0 comments    Events
Special Needs Fishing Rodeo on Saturday April 9th, 2016 at Veterans Park in Tupelo, MS. Registration will start at 8:00 a.m. Fishing will be from 9:00 a.m until 12:00 p.m. Please bring your own bait, tackle, and lawn chairs. There will be prizes given for tagged fish. Lot's of FREE FAMILY FUN! Free lunch for participants Sponsored by Bishop's BBQ Grill and...
2016-03-23 5:29 pm    0 comments    Events
Reconnect 4 Autism is hosting Batman vs Superman Sensory Friendly Film. Malco Corinth Cinema 2505 S Harper Rd, Corinth, Mississippi 38834 FREE Admission for Individuals with Autism or other Special Needs with paid adult family member!!!! Introducing Sensory Friendly Films! Join us Saturday, March 26, 2016 to see “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”! Doors open at 9:00am...
2016-03-21 8:41 pm    0 comments    News
We are up against another deadline at the Capitol and we need your help. All bills originating in the other house must pass out of committee by Tuesday to stay alive this year. Thanks to your actions so far, the Mississippi Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act (SB 2607) passed the senate and is now waiting for action in the House Public Health and Human Services Committee. It has to pass...
2016-03-19 7:50 pm    0 comments    Events
Join us on Thursday and meet Matt Nalker, the director of the Arc of Mississippi. He will be here to give us an overview of the Arc, and we will have a "round table" discussion. This meeting is open to all members and friends of the Arc! Thursday March 24th at 2 PM - 3 PM Internet Cafe @ Gloster Creek Village in Tupelo, MS.
2016-03-17 8:40 pm    0 comments    Events
The Mississippi disAbility MegaConference is the state's largest conference for people with disabilities, their families, and professionals. At the conference, speakers and vendors will share the latest information and innovations on many topics such as healthcare, education, employment, mental health, safety, and much more! The conference is a great way for people to make new friends and...