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

Prevention

Specific Disabilities/Syndromes

Victim/Offender Issues

Life in the Community

Woman-Books

Note

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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