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The Arc of the United States
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Will you be joining us on March 29 to raise awareness for developmental disabilities? We’ve got tips and ideas for you, as well as info on how to get more involved and spread the word! #DDAware
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When we take the time to consider everyone's strengths and talents, everyone can achieve.
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Happy World Down Syndrome Day!

As we celebrate the significant strides we've made together in education, employment, independence, and so many other areas, our partner The National Down Syndrome Society reflects on our shared, continuing dedication to issues that prevent harm, abuse, and victimization of individuals with Down syndrome and other disabilities. #WDSD14
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A beautiful, honest story about becoming a mother of a child with Down syndrome! And don't forget -- World Down Syndrome Day is tomorrow, March 21.
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This Philly teen had a unique idea and turned it into a business - the world’s first comic book vending machine (with more planned!)
A local teen with a disability isn’t letting it hold him back. He is thriving at his job and he even started his own business.
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Are you interested in presenting at this year's National Convention in New Orleans? Do you know someone who might be? We are now accepting applications for speakers!
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Living with cancer can be a challenge for anyone—but what if you also have an intellectual or developmental disability? Tomorrow at 4pm Eastern, the Cancer Support Community will be discussing cancer and I/DD on its internet radio show "Frankly Speaking About Cancer".
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National staff got in on the fun with "Lots of Socks", which is an awesome way to raise awareness on World Down Syndrome Day! How are you raising awareness today? #WDSD14 #DDAware http://www.worlddownsyndromeday.org/lots-of-socks
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This dad carries his son 9 miles to make sure he can get an education
Let’s all agree to extend an early Happy Father’s Day to this Chinese dad who will do just about anything to give his son with disabilities every opportunity in the world. Yu Xukang, 40, a single dad from the Sichuan Province in China...
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For people with intellectual & developmental disabilities
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We are the largest national community-based organization advocating for and serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.  We encompass all ages and all spectrums from autism, Down syndrome, Fragile X and various other developmental disabilities.

Our Google+ page is manned by David Kennedy and Kevin Wenzel.

The Arc is driven by opportunity.

The opportunity for hope, for growth, for change; the opportunity for everyone to become a valued, contributing member of their community.

We strengthen people with disabilities, their parents and family members, and dedicated professionals by connecting them across our national network of community based chapters. Our collective voice provides the opportunity for all of us to make a difference.

The Arc fosters respect and access for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families, giving them the power to achieve a full and satisfying life.