For people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
The Arc of Alabama, Inc., is a non-profit, volunteer-based membership organization whose primary role is to advocate for the rights and protections of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families. This advocacy is provided through Information and Referral services, educational opportunities like the annual Alabama disAbility Conference, and public policy initiatives.
As the parent of a child with disabilities, it’s very easy to get wrapped up in our own issues and challenges. Understandable. After all, we deal with those issues and challenges daily. Doctors. Insurance companies. Government bureaucrats. School administrators. Respite care. The list goes on. But occasionally we get a reminder that there are worse
Are you Leveraging the Power of The Arc’s Network? As you probably know, The Arc of the United States (The Arc) has been around for more than 65 years, and it started – and still is – a grassroots organization led by people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD), family members, and professionals. Our mission