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Welcome to The Arc Rhode Island Family Advocacy Network

The Arc Rhode Island Family Advocacy Network leads state-level public policy activities as well as provides training, public awareness and education, and grassroots advocacy building to protect the rights of Rhode Islanders with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD).

The Arc has tapped Joanna Scocchi, founder of Rhode Island Advocacy for Children, as the Director of The Arc Rhode Island Family Advocacy Network. The Arc Rhode Island Family Advocacy Network FAN joins a network of more than 620 state and local chapters that provide direct support services and advocate for the rights of people with I/DD around the country.

In the coming weeks, this site will grow to include additional resources, news and other content. Meanwhile, please sign-up to receive updates via email.