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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.

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What Do You Think

May 21, 2024

As schools dismiss for the summer, and families start to plan activities for their children with disabilities, it’s important to examine our ideas about acceptance, belonging, and inclusion. When we look to our communities for inclusion on a more regular basis, we are often struck by subtle or more obvious differences. Accessibility can take on

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Mother's Day Tribute

May 13, 2024

By Kim Spangler To the mom who is raising a child with a disability, I see you. I see your sacrifice and selflessness. I see the long nights spent researching, note taking, and letter writing. I see your tear stained cheeks. I see the sleepless nights spent in and out of the hospital. I see

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