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The Arc of DFW

The Arc of DFW Area envisions an inclusive society where people with intellectual and development disabilities live self-determined lives.

The Arc of DFW Area envisions an inclusive society where people with intellectual and development disabilities live self-determined lives.

Mission

The Arc of DFW Area empowers individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families to live life as they define it through advocacy, awareness, training and support.

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Resources

It can be challenging to find the information and support you’re looking for and we want to help you in your search.

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Trainings

The Arc of DFW Area hosts regular membership, educational, and social events throughout the year.  These events are open to members of The Arc as well as members of the community at large.  Each event includes a description, details of cost and available discounts, as well as location, and many provide opportunities for sponsors and exhibitors.

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Schoolboy with Down syndrome sitting at a desk raising his hand in a primary school class, close up, side view

Advocacy

The Arc of DFW Area seeks to collaborate with local, state and national organizations to educate legislative representatives and other decision makers about the needs of individuals with IDD and their families.

View Our Advocacy Resources

Schoolboy with Down syndrome sitting at a desk raising his hand in a primary school class, close up, side view
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Chris Wadham-Lynn, Veronika Grebennikova, Marcus Overton, Georgette Sullivan, and Jeremy Martin