Benefits of Individual Membership

Self-Advocates, Individuals or Families

The Arc offers special membership rates for individuals, self-advocates (individuals with a disability) and families which entitle you to a variety of benefits, foremost of which is your connection to The Arc.


Information – receive a quarterly newsletter, bi-monthly e-newsletter, a weekly roundup of major events on Capitol Hill and up-to-the minute information about The Arc’s advocacy activities, programs and events.


Resources and Support – we will help you connect with a local chapter for services and supports and you can take advantage of information and resources available on including research, fact sheets, national programs such as Autism NOW: The National Resource and Information Center and the National Center on Criminal Justice and Disability, and public policy information.


Services and Programs – access a portfolio of services and programs developed with you in mind.

  • Mercer Consumer, offering quality protection plans from health coverage to affordable life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance.
  • Liberty Mutual, providing a group insurance program that comes with special savings and benefits on auto, home and renters insurance.


Community – join an active online community and our social media channels, attend events hosted by The Arc and get involved with your local chapter. You can also join The Arc’s members-only National Sibling Council and National Council of Self-Advocates.


Discounts – receive discounted registration to annual national events such as The Arc’s National Convention.


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