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Virtual Yoga, Dance, and Music

Kick off the new year by staying active and engaged – virtually! As the pandemic continues and we see less daylight and colder temperatures, it is important to find ways to stay connected to others. The St. Louis Arc offers fun, unique virtual classes and programs for people with disabilities through our Leisure department. There…

A message of gratitude

A Message of Gratitude

From the President and CEO A quote, which is a favorite of mine, is attributed to Fred Rogers, aka Mister Rogers. He said, “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’…

Education at Home

Did you know many of the St. Louis Arc’s Family Support workshops are now available through the Arc’s Facebook page? As many of the Arc’s programs moved to a virtual format during the pandemic, the Family Support team began offering family workshops through Zoom while also streaming them on Facebook Live. Watch at Your Convenience A…

Giving Tuesday

This Giving Tuesday

What is Giving Tuesday? Celebrated the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, #GivingTuesday is a day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. #GivingTuesday celebrates generosity by providing people everywhere with an opportunity to give more, give smarter, and give great. Arc Strong This has been a difficult year for many and #GivingTuesday is…

Winter Leisure Fun

The 2020-2021 Winter Leisure Times is now available!  The deadline to register for programs is Friday, December 18, 2020 and registration is now available on the online registration page. Technology Assistance If you are interested in receiving more information on obtaining a $30 Samsung tablet, and free internet service for six months, please contact the…

make your voice heard

Get Out the Vote

With Election Day approaching, there are many questions surrounding making your voice heard.  Whether it is your first time voting, or you’ve voted for decades, the pandemic has changed the way many are taking to the polls. Where do I vote? Checking your polling place is very important this year. Due to COVID many locations…


Voting Registration

Election Day is on November 3 and the deadline to register to vote in Missouri is October 7. Use the power of your vote to have your voice heard! We encourage everyone to check your voter registration to ensure you are registered. What is Your Plan? Now is the time to make your voting plan….


Meaningful Work

The St. Louis Arc is always looking for passionate, motivated individuals to join our staff. With a wide range of positions and varying work hours, we are confident you can find the right fit within our organization.

Ask the Expert Kerry Magro

Ask the Expert

The St. Louis Arc is honored to host a question and answer session with Dr. Kerry Magro on October 14, 2020. Dr. Kerry Magro is an award-winning professional speaker, best-selling author and autism consultant to the HBO series Mrs. Fletcher that aired last Fall. He started professional speaking 9 years ago via the National Speakers Association and has spoken at over 900 events during that time.

Education During the Pandemic

The St. Louis Arc realizes that these are difficult and confusing times. Many parents / guardians are wrestling with what seem to be insurmountable obstacles related to special education services. The information below attempts to provide a basic overview of educational law as it pertains to COVID 19 closures or blended learning (part virtual /…