Arc Greater Twin Cities

All people, regardless of disability, deserve the opportunity for a full life in their community where they can live, learn, work and play alongside each other through all stages of life. People with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities need varying degrees of support to reach personal goals and establish a sense of satisfaction with their lives.
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The Arc promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, actively supporting them and their families in a lifetime of full inclusion and participation in their communities.

People with disabilities have the same basic legal, civil and human rights as other citizens. Their rights should never be limited or restricted without due process. These position statements cover:

  • Advocacy
  • Criminal Justice
  • Guardianship
  • Human & Civil Rights
  • Inclusion
  • Physician-Assisted Suicide
  • Protection
  • Self-Advocacy
  • Self-Determination