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The Arc of the Capital Area, a nonprofit organization, is committed to empowering Central Texans with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families through compassionate case management and innovative programs.

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Sign the Coleman
Institute Declaration

The Declaration of the Rights of People with Cognitive Disabilities to Technology and Information Access (called “the Declaration”) is a list of reasons why people with cognitive disabilities, including intellectual and developmental disabilities, deserve to have access to computers, internet, and other information and communication technology.

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The Arc of the Capital Area has one-time volunteer opportunities for community, school, companies and other groups. Group volunteering occurs in our post-secondary program which includes courses in art, health and wellness, gardening and career education.

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the Gallery

In The Arc’s Art Education Program, clients with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) explore artistic mediums and create artwork that is professionally shown and sold at art shows, local businesses, and online.

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Be Your Own Best Friend!

November 4, 2020

Self-Love is such an essential part of self-esteem and self-confidence! How do we find self-love?    Here are a couple tools to use when developing self-love:   Treat yourself with positive words; if you wouldn’t say it to someone else, don’t say it to yourself.    Practice meditation that includes positive self-talk.    Check-in with yourself: ask, “what […]

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We envision a future in which people with intellectual and developmental disabilities have the same opportunities as others to pursue full and productive lives.

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