A Leader in Disability Rights

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

The Arc’s Role in the Autism NOW Center

The Arc runs the Autism NOW Center with staff, funded by the Administration on Developmental Disabilities, with the help of many collaborative partners.

Date posted: June 8, 2012. Content created by The Autism NOW Center. Last updated: January 31, 2014.