Wednesday, March 6, 2013

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

    March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness month across the United States and we are so proud of the achievements of people with Down syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy and other disabilities. During this month, The Arc San Francisco is making a special effort to educate the public about issues and concerns related to disability.
    Said Dr. Glenn Motola, CEO, “The biggest factor holding people in this population back is a lack of understanding of their abilities. With the right support, people with developmental disabilities are terrific employees, reliable tenants and civic-minded citizens who make valued contributions to our communities—not only as taxpayers but as volunteers.”
    In late March, The Arc San Francisco’s WorkLife Awards celebrate the work and life achievements of people with developmental disabilities and the businesses that champion their success. Find out how you can be a part of this wonderful story of self-determination, self-reliance and achievement as a sponsor, a donor or a volunteer.
    For more information, contact Terry Goodwin, Employment Services Director, at (415) 255-7200 x148 or

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