The Arc of Illinois

18207 A Dixie Highway
Homewood, IL 60430
708-206-1171 Fax

The Arc of Illinois is committed to empowering persons with disabilities to achieve full participation in community life through informed choices.

Facts and Statistics
In the early 1970�s Illinois was one of the first states in the nation to pass legislation that gave children with disabilities the right to be provided with a free and appropriate education.

Health Info
Mental retardation is defined as a disability that occurs before age 18, which is characterized by significant limitations in intellectual functioning and adaptive behavior as expressed in conceptual, social and practical adaptive skills.

Fundraising & Administrative Percentage



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