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…

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…

The Importance of Employment

As we approach the end of October, the St. Louis Arc would like to recognize National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). This national campaign raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. The St. Louis Arc’s Supported Employment team was busy in fiscal year 2017, supporting 100 individuals with disabilities obtain…

United Way of Greater St. Louis

Giving Starts at Home

United Way Campaign Each year, the St. Louis community shows incredible generosity by donating to the United Way Campaign. As a proud member agency, the St. Louis Arc was allotted $573,158 in 2017. Funding from the United Way allows the Arc to provide children’s therapies, recreation programs, vocational training, prevention, family education, and more. The…

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…

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…