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Discrimination and a lack of awareness often inhibit access to basic human rights for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, limiting their opportunity to participate in society. The Arc PPR’s Building for Change campus actively empowers those with I/DD through personal development, life skills training, and advocacy while inviting the community to improve the culture for those with I/DD.
1 in 6, or 17% of children in the US, ages 3-17 years, have one or more developmental disabilities, including autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy, and others.