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Boys Town USA

Boys Town USA In 1917, a young, immigrant priest from Ireland had grown discouraged in his work with transient, homeless men in Omaha, Nebraska. So in December of that year, Father Edward J. Flanagan borrowed $90 from a friend to pay the rent on a drafty, downtown Victorian boardinghouse that became his first home for boys. Father Flanagan’s Home for Boys...

American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD)

American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) Since 1876, the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) has been providing worldwide leadership in the field of mental retardation. They're a powerful community of leaders with a strong voice and important mission. AAIDD, (formerly AAMR - American Association of Mental Retardation) is the oldest and largest...

St. Louis Arc

St. Louis Arc The St. Louis Arc is a non-profit, United Way agency that provides support and services to more than 3,000 adults and children with developmental and intellectual disabilities, and their families, throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area. Founded in 1950, St. Louis Arc has a long history of providing high-quality assistance to people and...

Ontario ARC

Ontario ARC Ontario ARC is a private not-for profit organization serving more than 1,000 children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families throughout Ontario County. The agency offers vocational, residential, clinical, day habilitation, recreation, family support, and transportation services throughout Ontario County. Based on the...

Bridgewell

Bridgewell For more than 50 years, Bridgewell has been a leading provider of quality services to adults with disabilities on the North Shore and in the Merrimack Valley. This year has been one of their organization’s most challenging because of the great recession and pressures on all their funding sources. And yet this is a time when the need for their...

Allen, Shea & Associates

Allen, Shea & Associates The general partnership of Allen, Shea & Associates is a technical assistance workgroup, organized in March 1986, as a private, for-profit firm. It provides professional services in the area of planning, research, and evaluation within the field of human services with an emphasis on developmental disabilities. The firm seeks, through its work...

Dr. Arthur Joyce

Dr. Arthur Joyce Dr. Joyce is a licensed psychologist in the state of Texas. He completed his doctoral degree in Clinical Health Psychology in 2003 at the University of North Texas in Denton. Specializing in forensic, vocational, and neuropsychological assessment, Dr. Joyce has logged over 5000 hours of forensic experience, including evaluations of competency to...

Babcock Center, Inc.

Babcock Center, Inc. Babcock Center, Inc. is a private, nonprofit organization founded in 1970, serving men and women with developmental and related lifelong disabilities, autism, and head and spinal cord injury. Their motto is 'promoting abilities by respecting choice.' Their mission is to empower and support each individual to fulfill his or her potential. People...

ARC Services of Macomb, Inc

ARC Services of Macomb, Inc ARC Services of Macomb, Inc. (ARC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the well-being and quality of life for all persons with special needs and their families. It is the ARC's goal to assist individuals with special needs, along with their circles of support, to love, live, work, and play in their communities. The ARC exists to...

American Association of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)

Founded in 1979, the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) (formerly the American Association for Artificial Intelligence) is a nonprofit scientific society devoted to advancing the scientific understanding of the mechanisms underlying thought and intelligent behavior and their embodiment in machines. AAAI also aims to...

The Arc of Washington State

The Arc of Washington State Since 1936 The Arc of Washington State has been a leader in the development of services and programs for people with developmental disabilities, such as autism, cerebral palsy, mental retardation, epilepsy and related neurological disorders which occur before age 18. For over seventy years, The Arc of Washington State has been a leader in the...

ACHIEVA

ACHIEVA ACHIEVA, formerly Arc Allegheny, is western Pennsylvania's largest provider of comprehensive services and supports for children and adults with disabilities and their families. Each year, approximately 10,000 individuals and their families come to ACHIEVA for assistance and support. We have led the way with significant changes for individuals...

AHRC New York City

AHRC New York City AHRC New York City, a family governed organization, is dedicated to enhancing the lives of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. Values: Each member of the organization is committed to promoting a culture that embraces: Passion: Committing wholeheartedly to the mission of the agency. AHRC New York City...

The Arc of Florida

The Arc of Florida In 1915, the State of Florida established a commission to evaluate the need to establish an institution for persons who were “indigent, epileptic, and feebleminded.” In 1921 The Florida Farm Colony for the Feeble Minded and Epileptic opened in Gainesville, Florida. This was the beginning of State funded services for persons with developmental...

The Arc of King County

The Arc of King County Founded in 1936, The Arc of King County is the oldest non-profit organization serving children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families in the Greater Puget Sound area, and is one of the oldest such organizations in the United States. It is an affiliated chapter of The Arc of Washington and The Arc of the United States. They...