Clergy & Other Faith Leaders

As a member of the clergy or leader of a faith community, your congregation may include adults or children with I/DD and their families. For many faith leaders, inclusion of people with I/DD is a high priority. If there are families in your congregation who are concerned about what will happen to the member of their family who has I/DD in the future, you can play a number of support roles, including:

Contact a chapter of The Arc or state I/DD agency for information in your state. For general help, please contact The Arc’s national office through our online form or call 202-617-3268.

Networks and Other Resources