Welcome to Horizons Your Local Arc AgencyHorizons was founded in 1955 and is an affiliate of The Arc of the United States, the worldâ€™s largest grassroots advocacy organization for citizens of all ages with cognitive, intellectual, and developmental disabilities, and their families. Horizons works to include all children and adults with cognitive, intellectual, and developmental disabilities in every community. We focus on Abilities, respect, choice for all and encourage active citizenship and inclusion in every community.
- One of every ten families in America has a member with an intellectual and developmental disability.
- There are more than 7.5 million people in the U.S. with an intellectual anddevelopmental disability.
- Cognitive/intellectual disability is a condition, not a disease.