Posted on 03/27/2017
Please join us for a day of family fun as we gather annual, lifetime & new members, celebrate our accomplishments & set the course for the future. Enjoy interactive exhibits, guest speakers, food, games, music, dancing & more!
Urgent Presidents' Day Recess Alert - Congress Prepares to Dismantle Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act (ACA)Posted on 02/17/2017
BREAKING NEWS - The House of Representatives is expected to introduce a bill to cut Medicaid and the ACA on February 27 and to begin committee work immediately.
Posted on 10/24/2016
The Arc of Philadelphia’s Michael Anderson has been selected as winner of PAR’s “We Are Worth It” Southeast Region Self-Advocate Employee of the Year award. This award honors exemplary self-advocates, who are employed in community businesses and demonstrate drive and passion for their position.
Posted on 09/30/2016
Join The Arc of Philadelphia at one of two trainings aimed at preparing transition age youth with autism for college and employment. Taking place in multiple locations, these trainings will feature several presenters, including The Arc of Philadelphia's own Tanya Regli.
Posted on 07/06/2016
Tanya Regli, Executive Director of The Arc of Philadelphia, appeared on a segment of Comcast Newsmakers promoting Neurodiversity in the Workplace and our partnership with the Democratic National Convention.
The Arc of Philadelphia Announces Annual Eleanor Elkin Award: William Del Toro Vargas To Receive Prestigious Commendation for Disability AdvocacyPosted on 05/18/2016
The Arc of Philadelphia announced today that William Del Toro Vargas will receive the organization’s top honor: The Eleanor Elkin Award.
Posted on 04/22/2016
The Arc of Philadelphia receives $40,000 from The Philadelphia Foundation’s Fund for Children, to provide leadership opportunities for youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including autism.
Department of Human Services Initiative has Trained More than Two-Thirds of Pennsylvania Magisterial Judges about AutismPosted on 04/18/2016
Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Ted Dallas announced earlier this month that 370 of the commonwealth’s 540 magisterial judges have received training on how to better interact with witnesses or suspects with autism. Read the full article for more information.
Governor Wolf and Senator Casey to Hold Press Conference on Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) ActPosted on 04/18/2016
Today, Governor Wolf, joined by Senator Casey, will sign the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act, which allows individuals to set aside funds for future costs related to the disability of a beneficiary.
Posted on 04/18/2016
SAP's Autism at Work program is featured in this article, originally shared on Philly.com