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  • Columbia, SC (WLTX) – Flying can be stressful for anyone, but imagine what it’s like for someone living with autism. The crowds, noise and unexpected delays can be that much more uncomfortable for the more than 6,000 autistic children living in South Carolina. On Saturday, local charities partnered with the Columbia Metropolitan Airport to help […]

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  • 12.4.2015 | Connect with us! Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Phone   “What are you doing for others? Inspired by Martin Luther King Jr. Day, The Arc is excited to be chosen as one of 10 organizations across the nation in charge of organizing a community service event working with people with […]

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  • Susan Leiby’s family missed out on a trip to Europe with her parents and siblings five years ago. She was too worried about how her two autistic sons, Michael and Matthew, 6 and 4 years old at the time, would react to the experience of an airport and an eight-hour flight. Two years later, her […]

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  • ​ ​Website Home February 27,  2015 Let’s start the conversation about people with disabilities and justice in SC Have you known someone with an intellectual or developmental disability to fall in between the cracks of the criminal justice system​​? The Arc of the Midlands has a program through The Arc — National Center on Criminal […]

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  • Soar with Wings for Autism! Registration for Wings for Autism at Columbia Metropolitan Airport is open. April 18 is just around the corner so sign up because the seats will fill up quickly. Click here to fill out the simple registration form. What is Wings for Autism? Wings for Autism is an airport “rehearsal” specially […]

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  • ​ ​Website Home February 13,  2015 Love is in the air. Lock it up! Love. Grow. Build. is set to sprout May 2 in Lexington! Thanks to Alonzo and Associates LLC for allowing The Arc of the Midlands to use space for a community garden and love lock wall! All people — with and without […]

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  • ​   ​Website Home January 30,  2015 Don’t forget to remember these dates! All Lexington-Richland District 5 special needs students are invited to a middle and high school transition fair Feb. 10 from 6-8 p.m. at Irmo High School’s cafeteria. This information fair provides parents and students with information and resources to make transitioning smoother. There will be 22 providers plus refreshments […]

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  • ​ ​ ​Website Home Nov. 7,  2014n  Mixed Greens gets growing in Sumter! ​The Mixed Greens super team traveled to Sumter to start prepping a community garden at a United Cerebral Palsy residential home in Sumter on Oct. 25. The group consisted of our local gardener, Al Smith; volunteers, and residents, John, Robert and Zeb. […]

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  • The September 2014 issue of the South Carolina Developmental Disabilities Council newsletter is now available. The newsletter features stories on recent activities, a calendar of upcoming events, information on emergency preparedness, pictures and more. Check out our little Kick IT karate warriors on pages 23 and 24! 🙂 Click here to read the September 2014 […]

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  • ​Website Home ​​​October 3,  2014 Arc of SC, Midlands have much to share from The Arc’s 2014 National Convention! ​​ ​The Arc of the Midlands’ Melinda Moore and The Arc of SC’s Margie Williamson made a lot of connections and brought back quite a bit of useful information from The Arc’s National Convention this week in […]

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