Fact Sheets

    The below topics are brief, two-page fact sheets for family members, advocates, professionals, media, researchers, policymakers and others that provide an overview of a specific topic related to intellectual disability.  A wide variety of topics are covered, from the causes of intellectual disability to various types of syndromes to criminal justice/victimization issues.

    The Basics about The Arc and Intellectual Disability


    Specific Disabilities/Syndromes

    Victim/Offender Issues

    Life in the Community



    We are continuously adding and revising fact sheets.  If you have any recommendations for fact sheet topics, or questions regarding fact sheets, please contact Sarah Bal, Communications Manager.

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