Teens Having Fun

Exciting Happenings for Teens

Summer is over and your teen is probably adjusting to a new school year. The Arc is here to support their development with one of several teen programs. Whether your teen could use some assistance with their social skills, or they just want to stay active and meet new friends, the Arc’s Leisure department has…

Family Workshop

Fall Family Workshops

The St. Louis Arc provides a wide range of educational workshops throughout the year. The Fall Family Workshop Brochure is now available, offering over 20 different sessions! These workshops provide valuable information from experts in the community, at no cost to attendees.  In addition to broadening your knowledge on a subject, the workshop series offers an…

September is FASD Awareness Month

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Awareness Sixteen years ago, September 9 was recognized as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders FASD Awareness Day. This day, the 9th day of the 9th month, symbolizes the 9-months of pregnancy that a woman should remain alcohol free. Over the last decade, awareness efforts have grown and September is now set…

Two young students going back to school

Back to School on the Right Foot

For 13 years, the St. Louis Arc has partnered with businesses and individuals in the St. Louis community for the St. Louis Arc Back to School Drive. This year, 150 children were identified from our Capable Kids and Family, Parents Learning Together, and Belle Children Services programs for the drive. With a Little Help From…

Autism Invitational Chairs

An Astronomical Autism Invitational

Ninety-two golfers enjoyed 18 holes at Boone Valley Golf Club for the 8th Annual Autism Invitational. This year’s tournament raised more than $210,000 to support St. Louis Arc programs that touch the lives of 1,000 children and adults with autism in the St. Louis community. Tournament participants were provided with eclipse glasses and had the…

Register Now for Fall Leisure Programs

Fall is just around the corner, which means it’s time to register for the next set of Leisure programs. The Fall 2017 Leisure Times and Registration Form is available and the deadline to register for programs is September 4, 2017. Highlights for Fall 2017: Awake, Aware, Alive. Learn about the elements of a balanced life, including mind,…

Bhavik Patel receiving award

Employer Recognition

Accommodation for Success Awards – St. Louis City and County Congratulations to Bhavik Patel, managing partner at Sandberg Phoenix & vonGontard, P.C.!  The Accommodation for Success awards committee awarded Mr. Patel the Exceptional Supporter of Inclusive Practices award.  Mr. Patel and Sandberg Phoenix & vonGontard, P.C. were nominated by the St. Louis Arc for their…

Family Fun Night

Family Fun Nights at the St. Louis Arc

The St. Louis Arc offers many opportunities for our participants to engage in various activities including sports, music, volunteering, employment training, and more. But the Arc offers more than just programs for our participants – we also offer opportunities for participants and their families to have fun together and spend time with other families, too….

Advocacy making your voice heard

Advocacy Isn’t Just for Professionals

What is Everyday Advocacy? Merriam-Webster dictionary defines advocacy as “to support or argue for or plead in favor of”. Being able to advocate for a cause or for oneself is important if we want or need to get the responses we desire. Many people think of advocacy as only legislative advocacy, but it is so…

Check Presentation from Bentley St. Louis

30th Annual St. Louis European Auto Show

The St. Louis Arc once again had the privilege of being the benefiting charity of the St. Louis European Auto Show.  The 30th Annual St. Louis European Auto Show raised $20,000 for the St. Louis Arc.  For 30 years, St. Louis European Auto Show has brought together a diverse group of car enthusiasts who own…