An estimated 4.6 million Americans have an intellectual or developmental disability such as CEREBRAL PALSY, AUTISM, DOWN SYNDROME, etc. (Univ. of Minn. - 2000)
17% of children younger than 18 are affected with developmental disabilities in the United States. (Center for Disease Control - 2008)
1 out of every 110 children born in the US will be diagnosed with Autism. (Autism Society of america - 2009)
In Forbes Magazine's annual survey of the nation's largest non-profits. The Arc rated highly in terms of charitable commitment, with 89% of all funds devoted to program services.
For more information, please see the national Arc website.