The Arc Minnesota promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. People with disabilities and their families trust The Arc for information, assistance, education, and public policy leadership.
The Arc Minnesota and affiliated chapters provide consistent and essential services to people with disabilities and their families. The Arc Minnesota’s services throughout the state include access to real-time assistance and information, online and in-person training events, and a statewide public policy platform involving people at a grassroots level.
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of calls to The Arc Minnesota are questions about navigating funding and government services such as Social Security.
individuals were supported in 2018 through programs and services offered by The Arc.
of survey respondents agreed that The Arc helped them advocate for themselves or their loved one and said they would contact us again for support.
The hope is always that your child is at the center of their Individualized Education Program (IEP). Even with good
ACTION NEEDED! A bill to increase wages and workforce participation for people with disabilities needs your support! HF 2513 /
There are endless ways to use creativity and the arts to enhance self-advocacy. Combining the self-advocacy with art can create:
"For my brother Ron and other people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, needs can change in an instant."
When the future feels uncertain and we’re unsure what our next steps will be, it’s comforting to know that The Arc’s caring and informed Advocates are a phone call away.
Through The Arc, you can: