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The Arc was started over sixty years ago by parents of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities who fought against society’s expectation that their children be sent to state institutions. Thanks to their work, and the movement they created, life for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families is far better than it was in the early 1950’s. Today, The Arc is the largest advocacy organization in the United States for people diagnosed with Autism, Down syndrome, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, and a range of diagnoses across the spectrum of intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Pennsylvania is affiliated with The Arc of the United States and 34 local chapters serving 57 counties across Pennsylvania.
The Arc of Pennsylvania pursues its mission through:
• Public Policy Advocacy
• Family Education
• Public Awareness
• Community Resources
Our goal is to have our website be a source of information and resources which will not only be useful but will help you get to know The Arc of Pennsylvania. If you cannot find what you need on our site, please contact us.
The official registration and financial information of The Arc of Pennsylvania may be obtained from the PA Dept. of State by calling toll free within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement. The Arc of Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization - contributions to which are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law.