The Arc of San Angelo
For people with Intellectual and developmental disabilities
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Helping the Concho Valley through awareness, resources, and services.
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The Arc promotes and protects the human rights of people with disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.
Disability is the only minority group that any of us can join at any time. It knows no boundaries, it does not discriminate by age, race, or sex and it can strike in a moment.
Autism Alliance of the Concho Valley
Our aim with the Autism Alliance is to provide support, community events, training, networking, and grants in order to help meet the specific needs of children and adults with autism, as well as their families, within the Concho Valley. Our hope is to foster a sense of community, support, and most importantly respect and accommodation for those on the Autism Spectrum.Learn More
Access-Resources-Connections(A.R.C.) provides family information and networking sessions at the public library for families with children with developmental disabilities, including Autism, Down ’s Syndrome, Williams’ Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, etc.Learn More
Court Visitor Program
The purpose is to train community volunteers and students to visit individuals, on behalf of the Court, and prepare reports which are then reviewed by the Court. This important monitoring function enables the Court to have first-hand information regarding the persons under its supervision and determine whether a guardianship should be continued, modified, terminated or other actions be taken.Learn More
The Guardianship Alliance program recruits, trains and supports community volunteers to serve as Advocates for low-income individuals with decision-making needs that have no other family or friends willing or appropriate to serve as their guardian.Learn More
Supported Decision-Making is a method of decision-making which allows families to avoid rights removal and costly legal fees when a possible Agreement can be executed between one willing to provide decision-making support to one who needs help with understanding or communicating their own choices, desires. It is one method used for self-determination, where the person manages their own life with individualized supports.Learn More
2019 SAVE THE DATE!!! Walk for Autism
Saturday April 27, 2019
8:30AM - 11:00AM
Angelo State University
Pavillion at the Campus Green
The AACV Walk for Autism is our biggest community event, and only major fundraiser. Participants are encouraged to form teams, recruit members, set fund raising goals, and rally together to raise money for a great cause.
On Walk Day, we have a host of activities and sensory-friendly family fun. Walkers can visit our resource fair to get information and make valuable connections with the autism resources available right here in West Texas.
We are thrilled to announce that 2018 was a HUGE year for the AACV, thanks entirely to our teams and sponsors. We broke our record by bringing in over $40,000 in funds, every cent of which will be spent on supporting those with autism in the San Angelo area.
No ThAUTful Theatre Event is currently scheduled.Learn More About ThAUTful Theatre
Sensory Santa 2019
Check back in October for specific date/time/location
Sensory Santa is a holiday event developed specifically to meet the needs of families affected by Autism and other sensory challenges. We work to eliminate long lines, reduce noise levels, and promote the comfort of each child. Children and their families will be able to take a picture with Santa in creative and sensory friendly ways to produce the perfect keepsake holiday photo.
We love getting to be a part of many cherished holiday memories, so stick around after your photo session to take advantage of our craft and activity stations.
The whole experience and CD of photos costs only $25 for families, and leaves everyone with priceless memories.
Please check back here in October 2019 and like our Facebook page for details and the date of Sensory Santa 2019.