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Welcome 

to The Arc of Iowa

Achieve with us...

The Arc partners with self advocates across the State of Iowa to build a community voice of people...

We connect people with disabilities, their families, professionals and other supportive individuals in local communities to create hope, growth and change.   Find your local chapter or create one in your community.  

There are many ways to show your support for individuals with disabilities.  Find out how you can utilize your time, talent and resources.

Learn more about policy and advocacy challenges affecting people with disabilities in Iowa and join us to promote choice, advance equity and inclusion, and increase access to opportunity

With your support The Arc is leading the fight for equality and inclusion, empowering people to live the lives they want, and inspiring a movement of advocates. With your help, we grow stronger.

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I Am Able IOWA Radio Show

First & last Saturday of each month

9:00 am     |    Co-hosts Daniel Heddendorf  &  Doug Cunningham


A Few Words About Us

The Arc represents, supports and acts on behalf of individuals and their families regardless of level of ability or membership in The Arc.  We connect people with disabilities, their families, professionals and other supportive individuals in local communities to create hope, growth and change.

Be part of this national movement to improve civil rights for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Give your time, talent and treasure and make a difference today.

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See how becoming a Member of The Arc of Iowa can make a difference

Our Mission

Promoting and protecting the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supporting their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.

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