Thank you to our MLK Day of Caring Volunteers

THANK YOU! For 25 years, our nation has celebrated the Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday and now as a national day of service. Through your hours of service and volunteering, you have helped move us closer to the “Beloved Community” for which Dr. King worked.   A big “Thank You!” to all our MLK […]

Tributes & Honorary Gifts from July 1st thru December 30th

For Christmas Presents for Individuals in Need at Christmas Time Janis and Todd Haugen Catherine and Benjamin Olvera Barb Goettig In honor of Christine Vroman Danish Sisterhood #3 Francis and Sue Vroman John and Rosa Vroman John and Rosa Vroman Mr. and Mrs. Jack Wood In honor of Gina Marsh James B. Marsh In honor […]

Resources for Families

Learn How to Navigate the Special Education System Let’s face it: navigating the special education system is complicated—and not just for families who are new to it. Although federal laws describe the services and supports available to students with disabilities, it is not always easy for parents and school staff to come together and agree […]

Resources for Families

About The Arc’s Center for Future Planning The Center for Future Planning aims to support and encourage adults with I/DD and their families to plan for the future. The Center provides reliable information and assistance to individuals with I/DD, their family members and friends, professionals who support them and other members of the community on […]

Week of September 8th is DSP Week

The United States Senate has resolved that the week beginning September 8, 2019 will be Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week. This declaration was made in order to recognize the dedication and vital role direct support professionals have in enhancing the lives of individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities.   Direct Support Professionals build close, trusting […]

Fall Parent Learning Series

The Arc is getting back to our roots. The grass roots and strength parents found when they banded together to re-imagine a future of possibilities for their children. In many ways, the founding parents paved the way for the supports and services many enjoy today. By becoming engaged and informed they could hurdle obstacles, relieve […]

The Arc Releases FY2018 Annual Report

The Arc of the Quad Cities Area Focus on Abilities. In fiscal year 2018, The Arc made great strides in perfecting our mission outlined in our FY18 Annual Report.   Click on the image below to view the entire document.