Fact Sheets

The below topics are brief, two-page fact sheets for family members, advocates, professionals, media, researchers, policymakers and others that provide an overview of a specific topic related to intellectual disability.  A wide variety of topics are covered, from the causes of intellectual disability to various types of syndromes to criminal justice/victimization issues.

The Basics about The Arc and Intellectual Disability


Specific Disabilities/Syndromes

Victim/Offender Issues

Life in the Community


We are currently in the process of revising a number of our fact sheets.  If you have any recommendations for fact sheet topics, please contact Leigh Ann Davis.