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. You can also take advantage of information and resources available on including research, fact sheets, public policy information, and national programs such as The Arc’s Autism Now® Center and the National Center on Criminal Justice and Disability®.
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 For Siblings group and National Council of Self-Advocates (NCSA).
Discounts – Receive discounted registration to annual national events such as the The Arc’s National Convention.


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Questions? Contact Laura Rahman: or 202.534.3713