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The Arc Blog
The Arc Launches Voter Support Service for People with Disabilities to Report Voting Problems
Monday, October 24, 2016 10:54:36 AM

Max Goldstein: Engineering His Future
Friday, October 21, 2016 4:51:52 PM

Walmart’s Curbside Pick-up Program May Reduce Shopping Stress for People with I/DD
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:38:54 AM

advocacy & action

Vote here imageGet Real-time Help on Election Day
The Arc has launched our new Voter Support Service! Working with Election Protection’s national network of support, we are aiming to make it easier for people to report problems and get help as quickly as possible. This site is a simple, mobile-friendly way for people with disabilities to ensure that their vote counts. Get the download instructions.

Family together on couchLatest on ABLE Accounts
Shortly after the passage of the ABLE Act on the federal level in 2015, The Arc released a short summary as well as more detailed information about ABLE accounts. Now, with more and more states launching ABLE programs, The Arc has updated its ABLE state implementation chart.   You can learn about other aspects of planning for the future by visiting The Arc’s Center for Future Planning®.  For additional information on ABLE accounts, please listen to our recorded webinars for chapter staff and other disability professionals and for people with I/DD and family members (click on recorded sessions).

programs & events

The-Arc_Work-headerInnovation through Inclusion
The Arc@Work is revolutionizing today’s workforce by connecting employers to talented individuals with I/DD seeking employment. We assist with all aspects of the employment process — from recruiting and interviewing to on-boarding and retention support. Find out more by visiting our website!

EOY CFP 2015

The Center for Future Planning
Learn how to create a guide for an adult with I/DD to lead a good life as independently as possible. A plan is especially important for the future when the parent or caregiver is no longer able to provide support. More...