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.

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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.

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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DaVére is an #arcartist who enjoys creating pieces related to K-pop and nature. Since coming to The Arc she has opened up to people more, becoming more comfortable and talkative. She didn't used to think she was good at painting, but as you can tell by her piece yesterday, she definitely is!! 😄 #austinartist ... See MoreSee Less
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We are closed today to celebrate #Juneteenth tomorrow. Enjoy DaVére's beautiful piece entitled "Cherry Blossom." You can learn more about this Austin Artist tomorrow! #Art ... 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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