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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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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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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. […]

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Today, on National Employee Appreciation Day, we’re bursting with pride as we celebrate our phenomenal Arc Austin team! ✨Each and every member of our team is a true champion for inclusivity in the IDD community, pushing boundaries and making a difference every single day. From our dedicated IDD career coaches to our compassionate case managers and creative instructors, you all play an invaluable role in shaping the success of The Arc and supporting our community. Whether you’re guiding individuals on their career paths, navigating services with empathy and understanding, or creating an enriching environment for growth and creativity, your contributions are truly remarkable.Today, and every day, we honor your unwavering commitment, dedication, and passion for making positive change happen. We recognize the impact of your hard work and the difference you make in the lives of those we serve. Without you, none of this would be possible. 🧡Thank you, Arc Austin team, for your tireless efforts, your compassion, and your relentless pursuit of inclusivity and empowerment. Today is all about you, and we celebrate each and every one of you with heartfelt gratitude. 🙌🏽✨#ArcAustin #EmployeeAppreciationDay #FriYayAtTheArc #InclusionChampions #ArcAustinTeamPride #ThankfulForYou ... See MoreSee Less
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The Arc of the Capital Area
🌟 Overflowing Appreciation! 🌟 We extend our deepest gratitude to our incredible in-kind donation sponsors who are bringing the magic to our Disco Ball Silent Auction! Please help us in showing our appreciation for these amazing businesses whose contributions are helping us make a difference and bringing joy to our community. 🎉 Special Thanks To: ✨ Haley Lebeuf Jewelry’s donation of a 14k Gold Jewelry set. ✨ V/O Med Spa’s donation of the V/O Signature Facial. ✨ Kendra Scott’s donation of the exquisite Jolie Gold Pendant Necklace. ✨ Aggieland Outfitter’s donation of two stylish western t-shirts, a chic pair of earrings, and a charming HOWDY sign. ✨ Robin Jackson Photography’s donation of a Consultation, Portrait Session & Portrait with one hour of retouching. As we commemorate this significant occasion, please know that your generosity plays a vital role in helping us fulfill our mission. We are deeply grateful for your support and eagerly anticipate showcasing the captivating beauty of these items at our gala. Don’t miss the opportunity to bid with confidence on these amazing contributions, get your tickets today: ow.ly/ciYq50QIlTO#ThankfulThursday #ArcAustin #DiscoBall2024 #Appreciation #AnniversaryGala #CommunitySupport #ThankYou #TheArc #Skincare #LuxuryTreatment #Empowerment #Memories #PortraitPhotography #Empowerment #TexasCharm #IDDcommunity #austin #jewelry #fashion ... See MoreSee Less
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🌟 Overflowing Appreciation! 🌟We extend our deepest gratitude to our incredible in-kind donation sponsors who are bringing the magic to our Disco Ball Silent Auction! Please help us in showing our appreciation for these amazing businesses whose contributions are helping us make a difference and bringing joy to our community. 🎉Special Thanks To: ✨ Haley Lebeuf Jewelry's donation of a 14k Gold Jewelry set is a stunning way to indulge in timless elegance and luxury. Your donation is not just a contribution; it's a symbol of shared values and a commitment to creating a brighter future together.✨ V/O Med Spa's donation of the V/O Signature Facial.✨ Kendra Scott's donation of the exquisite Jolie Gold Pendant Necklace.✨ Aggieland Outfitter's donation of two stylish western t-shirts, a chic pair of earrings, and a charming HOWDY sign.✨ Robin Jackson Photography's donation of a Consultation, Portrait Session & Portrait with one hour of retouching.As we commemorate this significant occasion, please know that your generosity plays a vital role in helping us fulfill our mission. We are deeply grateful for your support and eagerly anticipate showcasing the captivating beauty of these items at our gala.Don't miss the opportunity to bid with confidence on these amazing contributions, get your tickets today: ow.ly/ciYq50QIlTO#ThankfulThursday #ArcAustin #DiscoBall2024 #Appreciation #AnniversaryGala #CommunitySupport #ThankYou #TheArc #Skincare #LuxuryTreatment #Empowerment #Memories #PortraitPhotography #Empowerment #TexasCharm #IDDcommunity #austin #jewelry #fashion ... See MoreSee Less
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