Mission: Empowering people with Intellectual and
Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) and their families to lead full, satisfying,
independent lives of their choice.
The Arc plays an
extremely important role in our community serving as a resource, listener, and
advocate for those unable to express or verbalize for themselves and their
families. Most importantly, we empower people with disabilities and families to
make informed choices, based on up to date knowledge.
What we do: Advocate: Empower and Support; Educate: Teach,
train, inform on issues related to I/DD; Navigate: help to understand the
issues and identify paths to solutions; Collaborate: Partner with the community
to embrace shared goals in order to create positive change.
Programs: advocacy (one on one support), self-advocate and
sibling programs, family connections, school presentations on disability
acceptance, trainings, holiday gift program.