Sexual Assault and People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: MPR’s Cathy Wurzer Interview with GeorgAnn Rumsey

On January 16, 2018, MPR featured an interview with Georgann Rumsey from The Arc Minnesota by MPR’s Cathy Wurzer as part of NPR’s series on sexual assault of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. In the United States, people with intellectual disabilities are sexually assaulted at a much higher rate — seven times higher — […]

Together, We Are Now The Arc Minnesota

On January 1, 2018, chapters of The Arc across Minnesota merged as a statewide organization to provide consistent, essential services to support more people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.   The Arc Minnesota’s services throughout the state include: • Access to a toll-free information and referral phone number • Access to an […]

Dan Wilson to Perform at 2018 Arc Gala

We are excited to announce that Dan Wilson will perform at the 2018 Arc Gala on March 3, 2018 at the Radisson Blu at Mall of America. Dan performed at the 2nd Arc Gala. Dan Wilson is a Grammy-award winning singer, songwriter, producer, and visual artist based in Los Angeles. His long songwriting resume includes […]

GetSet! Online Interest Tool

Are you or someone you support ready to start thinking about adult life? Welcome to GetSet!, an interest quiz to help young adults explore future possibilities. The thought of leaving school for the adult world is intimidating to most young adults. Making decisions about post-secondary opportunities, career paths, and living arrangements can be overwhelming. The […]

Chapters of The Arc Across Minnesota Announce Merger

Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families trust The Arc for information and assistance, personal advocacy, and public policy leadership to create a good life. This has been accomplished through the work of chapters of independent chapters of The Arc across Minnesota.   In October, 2017, chapters of The Arc across Minnesota voted […]

Ask An Advocate

The Arc Ask An Advocate online form is one way to connect with a knowledgeable and experienced Advocate and get a quick response – typically the following business day. Based on your request, a subject matter expert will contact you to provide information and assistance, or gather more information about your issue or interest.   […]

The Arc Greater Twin Cities Statewide Merger Vote

We are excited to invite current members of The Arc to join us in participating in a critical vote that would bring needed change to The Arc in Minnesota. If you are interested in becoming a member or renewing your membership before the meeting, click here.   As we shared in our recent letter to […]

Autism Society of Minnesota (AUSM) Support Groups Fall Meeting Schedule

AUSM provides a variety of support groups to meet the needs of parents, children, family members, individuals, couples and more. Support groups offer those affected by autism the opportunity to share problems, solutions, joy, and sorrows with one another. Most groups meet monthly, and advance registration is required. Information is available here.   NEW! Caregivers of […]