Numbers Confirm Worst Fears of People with Disabilities: AHCA Devastating to Medicaid

Washington, DC – The Arc released the following statement in response to the Congressional Budget Office’s report on the House-passed American Health Care Act: “Millions of people will be impacted by the American Health Care Act if it becomes law – yet astonishingly, Members of Congress voted without sufficient information on the real world impact […]

Owning a Home with a Special Needs Trust

By Amy R. Tripp, Esq., Special Needs Alliance To say that adequate housing options for persons with disabilities is a challenge is an understatement. As a result, in the process of future planning, housing is almost always one of the most important topics. Some people with disabilities would like to continue living in the family […]

March is DD awareness month

Empower Yourself, Empower Someone Else   Twenty-six years ago we successfully advocated for March to be declared National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month by President Ronald Reagan. And, there is no doubt that we have made tremendous strides to promote and protect the rights of people with I/DD to live, learn, work and play as valued […]

MEMBERSHIP

Become a member of The Arc today and join the largest advocacy group in the US working for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to be fully included as citizens who live, learn, work, and play in their community. Why Should I be a Member? More than 60 years ago, parents and families like you […]