The mission of The Arc Michigan is to ensure that people with Developmental Disabilities are valued in order that they and their families can participate fully in and contribute to their community.
The vision of The Arc Michigan is that all people realize and fulfill their dreams of having employment, education, meaningful relationships, and living independently within their community.
What they do:
Support and enhance local Arc efforts
Support governmental advocacy at the local, state and national level
Coordinate state advocacy efforts
Influence governmental agencies and policymakers in Michigan and at the national level
Promote autonomy and self-determination
Promote the value and potential of all people
Advocate for inclusion of and participation by individuals with disabilities in their communities
Promote high quality services
Provide training for parents and professionals