The Arc of Arizona advocates for the rights and full community participation of all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Together with our network of members and affiliated chapters, we improve systems of supports and services, connect families, inspire communication and influence public policy.
Announcing the 2015 Sprout Film Festival!
You’re about to experience a whole new world of entertainment this spring as The Arc of Arizona brings its first-ever Sprout Touring Film Festival to the ASU West campus on Friday, April 17! Take part in the nation's premier festival of films of about and by individuals with I/DD. Learn more...
4th Annual African American Symposium on Disabilities - Feb. 27th
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan presents the 4th Annual African American Symposium on Disabilities, featuring keynotes by Aaron Bishop and Tawara Goode. Learn more...
11th Annual American Indian Disability Summit - March 26th
"Gathering Native Voices to Embrace Vitality" is the theme of this year's Summit, focusing on health and quality of life issues for Native Americans with disabilities. Learn more...
Wings for Autism®
The inaugural Wings for Autism® at Sky Harbor International Airport on October 10th was an incredible success -- and we're already planning to do it again in 2015! Thanks to American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, TSA and Sky Harbor for making this “airport rehearsal” a life-changing event for children and families. Learn more…
Fry's Community Rewards
Supporting The Arc of Arizona just became easier! Fry's Food Stores is giving back to non-profits through its new Fry's Community Rewards program. There's no additional cost to you — and there's a huge benefit to Arizonans with intellectual and developmental disabilities! Find out more - and how you can get involved - today!
Get Involved in Arizona
The Arc of Arizona is working to develop long-term capacity for advocates to have input and impact on issues of importance to people with developmental disabilities and their families. We all need to work together to make a difference! Want to get involved with The Arc of Arizona? Find out how.
Resources in Arizona
Looking for information? Check out our listing of useful resources for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Arizona.
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Chapters of The Arc vary in the supports and services that they provide within their communities depending on local needs and priorities. In all communities, The Arc serves as an advocate, working to ensure that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities are included in their home communities and be able to make the choices that affect their lives. Find a chapter in Arizona near you.
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