Human Rights Month

Each year Human Rights Month is recognized in December, honoring the month in which the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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What is Person Centered Planning?

Person Centered Planning is a process used to help people with disabilities identify what they want their life to look like. The process is often used in Individual Education Plans (IEP), Individual Family Plans (IFP), and Individual Support Plans (ISP). What makes Person Centered Planning unique is that the individual receiving support drives the process…


Accreditation: Bringing Everyone Together

Since 1983, the St. Louis Arc has been continuously accredited by The Council on Quality & Leadership (CQL), an international non-for-profit organization. We consider this distinction a badge of honor because CQL standards are recognized by federal and state government as benchmarks for excellence. Additionally, few organizations who specialize in taking care of people with disabilities ever…


Helping Us Provide the Best Quality Services

Over the past few weeks Arc families, participants, employees, and community partners may have received communication about the upcoming accreditation process with The Council on Quality and  Leadership (CQL).  You may have found yourself asking, what is accreditation and why does it matter? What is accreditation? In most jobs, employees receive annual reviews to gain…