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.

Youth Leadership Workshop - Feb. 6th

I am Norm is a youth-created, youth-led movement formed to ignite change and committed to a world where people of various abilities have equal opportunities. With I am Norm, YOU can make a difference. Learn more...


11th Annual Inclusive Practices Institute - Feb. 6th-7th

Arizona TASH presents it 2015 Inclusive Practices Institute, with an emphasis on creating a nurturing, inclusive learning environment for ALL students. Learn more...

11th Annual American Indian Disability Summit - March 25th

"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®

Wings for AutismThe 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

Fry's community rewardsSupporting 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

Man smilingThe 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

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Find a chapter

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.

The Arc's blog

The Arc Blog
“Unreal” – My Trip To Washington for the President’s State of the Union Address
Thursday, January 22, 2015 11:22:35 AM

Hypertension More Prevalent in Individuals with IDD
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 1:56:54 PM

Statement from Brian Kammer, Attorney for Warren Hill
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 4:25:38 PM

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