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The Arc


Contact Information

1825 K Street NW
Suite 1200

Washington , DC 20006

1-800-433-5255 (Voice - Toll-free),
202-534-3700 (Voice),
202-534-3731 (FAX),

Internet Resources


Abstract

Arc is the largest national community-based organization advocating for and serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. Arc encompasses all ages and all spectrums from autism, Down syndrome, Fragile X and various other developmental disabilities. With more than 140,000 members and more than 700 state and local chapters nationwide, Arc works to ensure that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families have the support they need to be members of the community.

Publications

Fact sheets for family members, advocates, professionals, media, researchers, policymakers and others that provide an overview of a specific topic related to intellectual disabilities can be viewed and downloaded at http://www.thearc.org/page.aspx?pid=2445. Other publications addressing issues faced by families affected by intellectual disabilities, including curricula, guidebooks and resource lists on topics of interest to the disability community are found at http://www.thearc.org/page.aspx?pid=2461.

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Notes

12.20.11. updated abstract, publication info and added 1 doc-DK

Audit

Date Entered: 3/1/1998
Date Edited: 10/31/2012
Date Revised: 11/7/2007 12:39:03 PM
Health Referral Number: HR0102
Accession Number: DP91A0079

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