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Parents & Caregivers

Information, resources, supports and services for those caring for a loved one experiencing an intellectual and/or developmental disability.

Persons with Disabilities

Information, resources, supports and services for those experiencing an intellectual and/or developmental disability.

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Information, resources, supports and services for employers.

Community Supporters

Information, resources, supports and services for those in the community looking to support The Arc.

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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Ways to Get Involved

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.

Volunteer with
Your Group

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.

Buy Art from
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.

News & Press

Ants on a Log

January 27, 2021

Ants on a Log NUTRITION! We hear how important nutrition is in our everyday lives, but there are so many factors, and sometimes it can be so hard to start. Start little! Change your snacks to be healthier and more nutritious, and that little bit can go a long way! Today we are going to […]

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Happy Thanksgiving! We will see you all on Monday! "I'm thankful for their flexibility, good humor and helpfulness. They know exactly how to keep the mood positive, friendly and they support each other and me through all the lessons, no matter how the lessons go." - Luke, Art & Education Instructor.What are you thankful for?#Thankful #Thanksgiving ... See MoreSee Less
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#GivingTuesday is an annual global day of giving and generosity of all kinds, big and small, and we invite you to join us. All donations are tax-deductible, and 86 cents of every dollar raised goes directly to programs for Central Texans with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities. We'd love for you to join us, whether for $5, $20, or $100. This allows individuals with disabilities to have access to education, career services, case management, dog therapy, social connection, and other services that support independent & full lives.#Disabilities ... See MoreSee Less
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We will have a pop up stall at the Austin Fashion Week on 12/3! You don't need a ticket to visit our shop, but you'll want one to see the show! Grab your ticket at FashionByEvents.com, enjoy the show, and purchase some artwork by #arcartists with disabilities before you head home! Fashion By Texas #austinfashionweek ... See MoreSee Less
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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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