Category Archive: Service Organizations

St. Louis Arc

The St. Louis Arc serves children and adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Their areas of service include: Respite Services Recreation and Leisure Activities Belle Children’s Services Capable Kids and Families Employment Services Residential Services Community Integration Services. For more information, visit the St. Louis Arc website.

Variety Week

Variety the Children’s Charity has been such a blessing to our family and to many families throughout the St. Louis area. This is Variety Week so I wanted to take an opportunity to express how Variety has helped our family. I know our story is replicated in many families who have received tremendous support and …

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MPACT is a Missouri organization that provides information and resources for parents of children with disabilities, especially in the area of educational rights. MPACT offers training opportunities and some of the topics covered include: Understanding the IEP process IDEA Boot Camp Special Education Law Parental Rights Understanding ADHD Disagreement Resolution Processes. The MPACT website includes …

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Touch Technology Classes

The St. Louis ARC is offering an informative series on touch technology applications. All sessions will take place at the St. Louis ARC Family Center located at 1177 N. Warson Road, St. Louis, MO 63132. The sessions are from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. To register, please contact Brianne Smith at 314-817-2216. You are encouraged to …

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Advocacy and Education

The St. Louis Arc¬†provides a wonderful education series with speakers on a wide variety of topics of interest for families of children with developmental disabilities. In the past they have covered topics such as: How to effectively work with Regional Center IDEA Boot Camp Basic First Aid and CPR Home Accessibility Information Financial Planning for …

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Variety – The Children’s Charity

Variety provides durable medical equipment through their “Kids on the Go” program.¬† Through the funds they raise, they are able to make a great difference in the lives of many St. Louis children.   Variety’s Bikes for Kids event each December has provided bicycles to over 2200 St. Louis area children in need in the …

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Capable Kids and Families

St. Louis ARC’s Capable Kids and Families program is a lending program which provides toys and therapeutic equipment for families of children from 0 – 6 years old who have a developmental disability. The program is a wonderful service for families with young children because it gives them the opportunity to try out new toys …

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