Doctors and Other Medical Professionals

Medical professionals who are familiar with the future planning process can provide guidance to patients with I/DD and patients who are parents of people with I/DD. Familiarity with the planning process can be helpful in a number of situations, including:

Contact a chapter of The Arc or a state I/DD agency for more information on how to help the person through this transition. Please note that chapters of The Arc vary in size and in the services they provide. If you need further assistance, please contact The Arc’s national office through our online form or by phone at 800-433-5255.