Spring Break Camp

Spring break is a typically a time of fun and relaxation for students. But for parents, they more often find themselves stressed about the upcoming break. Where will my child go during that week? How can I keep my child engaged and active, instead of just sitting around the house? The St. Louis Arc understands…

Tacky Prom for a Cause

On Friday, January 19 over 600 people gathered at St. Louis University High School for the St. Louis Arc’s annual Friends and Family Trivia Night. The trivia night was first hosted in 2002 to benefit Belle Children’s Services. Seventeen years later, the trivia night raised a record amount of $32,000 for Children’s Services at the…

Make Your Voice Heard in 2018

The start of a new year brings a fresh perspective to many, and new opportunities to initiate change. It is a time to reflect on the past year and look forward to the potential in the year to come.  As we reflect on 2017, we see a year that provided self-advocates and their allies many…

Family Workshop

2018 Family Workshop Calendar

The 2018 Family Workshop Series provides individuals, family members, and people within the community an opportunity to learn more about a wide range of subjects, all for free! This spring the Family Supports team is offering more than 20 workshops to choose from. The first workshop for spring will be held on January 31: Summer…

A Season of Giving

Have you ever thought there is something about the holidays which makes people more charitable? If you have, you would be correct! Nonprofit agencies rely on the spirit of giving, specifically year-end giving, to be able to provide support and services to those in the community. The St. Louis Arc empowers people with disabilities and…

Why Wait? Start Planning for 2018!

Attend a Workshop Now, to Plan for Next Year Each year many people use the New Year holiday as a time to set goals and start the year off on the ‘right foot’. The St. Louis Arc is giving families and community members the opportunity to get a jump start on their 2018 goals. The…

Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time for reflection on the people and things for which we are grateful.  The St. Louis Arc is very fortunate to be a part of the lives of over 4,000 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. To be entrusted with the care of someone’s family member is truly an honor…

St. Louis Arc Welcomes New Vice President of Autism and Clinical Services

The St. Louis Arc is pleased to welcome the newest member of the Executive Leadership Team, Michael Quinn, Ph.D. as Vice President of Autism and Clinical Services. In the newly created role, Dr. Quinn will oversee Belle Children’s Services, along with all autism and behavioral intervention services across the St. Louis Arc. Dr. Quinn will also actively lead the strategic planning for…