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  • Title: Supporting People with Developmental Disabilities Since 1950 | St. Louis Arc
    Descriptive info: .. Jump to Navigation.. St.. Louis Arc.. Supporting People with Developmental Disabilities and Their Families Since 1950.. Board Login.. |.. Employee Login.. Webmail Login.. Read about people we support.. Home.. About Us.. Services Overview.. Board of Directors.. Executive Staff.. Financials.. Online Privacy Policy.. Media Room.. Services.. ARCH / Respite Services.. How to Get ARCH Services.. ARCH Family Login.. Community Integration Services.. Belle Children's Services.. Outreach Therapy.. How to Get Therapy Services.. Types of Therapy.. Early Childhood.. School-Based Services.. Childgarden CDC.. Capable Kids and Families.. Community Playgroups.. Testimonials.. Employment Services.. Family Support Services.. Education Networking.. Family Fun Nights.. For Parents with Developmental Disabilities.. Sibshops.. Leisure Services.. Sports and Fitness.. Instructional and Social.. Teens.. Community Connections.. Residential Services.. Resources.. About Developmental Disabilities.. Links and Articles.. Autism Spectrum Disorders.. Speakers Bureau.. Request a Speaker.. FASD Prevention.. Family Center Resource Library.. Support Us.. Donate.. Online Form.. Auto Donation Program.. Special Events.. Friends and Family Trivia Night.. Past Trivia Event and Photo Tour.. Golf Tournament.. Past Golf Event and Photo Tour.. Golf Chairmen.. Golf Directions.. Golf In-Kind Donors.. Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament.. Past Poker Event and Photo Tour.. Arc in the Park Picnic.. Past Picnic  ...   Contact Us.. Smaller Text.. Larger Text.. Tell a Friend.. Add to Favorites.. Print this Page.. CONNECT WITH US.. Register for Programs.. ARCH Families Login.. Announcements.. Transition Families & Support Networking Meeting.. Network with other families of transition age students (ages 14-21) with ID/DD and learn about resources for future services, funding, and family supports.. Read More.. The St.. Louis Arc Capable Kids and Families (R) playgroups are open to any families with young children.. Emotion Free Advocacy.. Learn how to effectively advocate for your family member, while maintaining your composure.. Louis Arc is a non-profit, United Way agency that provides support and services to more than 3,000 adults and children with.. intellectual and developmental disabilities.. , and their families, throughout the St.. Louis metropolitan area.. SUPPORT US TODAY!.. Donate Now.. Fundraise.. Attend An Event.. Arc Spotlight.. It’s a bird…it’s a plane…it’s Superheroes For Kids!.. Caped crusaders and masked avengers descended upon the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center on April 11 for the first-ever "Superheroes For Kids" fundraiser.. 1177 N.. Warson Road.. Louis, MO 63132.. MAP IT!.. Main Phone: 314-569-2211 Main Fax: 314-569-0778.. 1996-2013.. ,.. AssistGuide Information Services.. , All Rights Reserved.. Logon..

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  • Title: St. Louis Arc - People We Support
    Descriptive info: People We Support.. Choose a person below to read his or her story.. Dan.. Gordon.. Lizzie.. Terrell..

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  • Title: St. Louis Arc - About Us
    Descriptive info: Our Mission Values.. QUALITY CHOICE RESPECT INCLUSION CREATIVITY EFFICIENCY PARTNERSHIP LEADERSHIP COMMUNICATION EDUCATION CONTINUITY GROWTH.. Our Mission.. is to help people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and their families, by providing a lifetime of high-quality services, family support, and advocacy.. We work hard to provide the kind of individualized services that can really help make a difference to an adult to a child to a family.. Services provided are designed to maximize choice and to support people as they build quality lives within the St.. Louis community.. View our 2009-2013 Strategic Plan.. Accreditation.. Louis Arc is recognized as a quality leader among professional agencies.. Since 1983, St.. Louis Arc has been accredited by.. The Council on Quality and Leadership.. (CQL), an international not-for-profit organization dedicated to being a leader for excellence in the definition, measurement and evaluation of personal  ...   Arc believe that the language we use to talk about disability has an impact on how we view and interact with people who are affected by disability.. Because of that belief, the St.. Louis Arc emphasizes the use of People-First Language in all references to the people and families we serve.. People-First Language.. helps us to remember that the people we support are people who have individual interests, needs and desires and who are never to be reduced to the sum of their diagnoses or conditions.. It is a philosophy that underlies all of our services.. To learn more about People-First Language, you may want to read this hand out from the.. Missouri Parent Act.. , or watch this Arc of Northern Virginia/Arc of Virginia web video about how the language we use impacts people and families.. WATCH VIDEO..

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  • Title: St. Louis Arc - Board of Directors
    Descriptive info: 2013 St.. Louis Arc Board of Directors.. Kathie Winter.. Financial Consultant, Oakbridge Financial Securities.. Chairperson of the Board.. Leland Curtis.. Partner, Curtis, Heinz, Garrett O'Keefe, P.. C.. Immediate Past Chairman.. David Giuntoli.. Managing Principal, St.. Louis Office.. Buck Consultants, an ACS Company.. Chairman Elect/Secretary.. Scott Monette.. Chief Financial Officer, Ralcorp Holdings, Inc.. Treasurer/Vice Chair of Administration Finance.. Suzanne C.. Engelhardt.. Community Volunteer.. Vice Chair of Events and Corporate Outreach.. G.. Patrick Galvin.. Consultant.. Co-Vice Chair of Development.. Fred Jaeckle.. Vice President, Pre-Construction Estimating, S.. M.. Wilson Co.. Vice Chair of Facilities.. Dr.. Patricia Kopetz.. E.. Desmond Lee Endowed Professor in Education of Children with Disabilities, University of Missouri-St.. Louis.. Vice Chair  ...   Vice Chair of Childgarden.. Andrew Rohan.. Sr.. Vice President, Smith McGehee.. Vice Chair of Legislation.. Mary Steward.. Director, Community Engagement, Mercy.. Kelli Almond.. Owner, Almonds Restaurant Latitude 26 Restaurant.. Joe Auffenberg.. Self-Advocate.. Drew Dennison.. Chief Financial Officer, Scottrade.. Hazel Donald.. John Fey.. Director, HR Services Employee Relations, Ameren Services.. David Hoffmann.. Owner, David's in Clayton Salon.. Andy Kanefield.. CEO, Dialect, Inc.. Johnny Londoff, Jr.. President/Owner, Johnny Londoff Chevrolet.. Dave Mayo.. Principal IS Senior Director, Edward Jones.. Chris Menz.. Member, Business Development Marketing, Brown Smith Wallace LLC.. Libby Newport.. Director of Pharmaceutical Biotech.. Management, Express Scripts Inc.. Nancy Schnoebelen.. Director of Advancement Communications, Mercy.. Tom Vandiver.. Partner, SNR Denton, LLP.. Connie Schnuck.. Emeritus..

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  • Title: St. Louis Arc - Executive Staff
    Descriptive info: Download Hi-Res Photo.. Download Lo-Res Photo.. Kathy Meath, President and CEO.. has more than 31 years experience with the organization, having served as Associate Director of Programs and Director of Residential Services during her tenure.. Kathy holds a master s degree in social work from the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University.. A graduate of the CORO Foundation s Women in Leadership Program, Kathy has served on the national boards of directors of The Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL) and of the American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR).. Kathy is also a member of Winning Women, a network of women corporate executives, business owners and government officials for social and economic development in the region.. Tim Bradbury, Vice President of Comprehensive Services.. has been with the St.. Louis Arc since 1990, and has worked to expand residential services in the community.. Prior to coming to the St.. Louis Arc, Bradbury worked in residential services and case management for Boone County Group Homes and Family Support in Columbia, Missouri.. He holds an undergrad degree in special education and a master s in curriculum development from the University of Missouri.. Bradbury currently oversees Residential and Community Integration Services.. Mark Keeley, Vice President of Support Services.. , heads St.. Louis Arc services including family support, respite care, outreach and prevention, leisure, quality and training, and supported employment.. Mark joined the St.. Louis Arc in 1989 as the Assistant Director of Residential Services.. In 1995 he designed the agency s current family reimbursement respite model, which has grown to be one of the largest in the country in terms of the number of families serviced and hours of respite accessed.. A licensed clinical social worker, he holds a master s degree in Social Work from the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University, where he is currently an Adjunct Faculty Member.. John Taylor, Vice President of Advancement.. , has served in various fund raising and marketing capacities for the St.. Louis Arc since joining the agency in 1991.. Prior to accepting his current position he served as the Arc's Director of Development and Communications and as Chief Development Officer of the YWCA Metro St.. Louis.. A Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE), Taylor holds a bachelor's degree in English Literature from New York University and is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, the St.. Louis Planned Giving Council, and the Community Service Public Relations Council.. Kathy Tisone, Vice President of Operations and CFO.. , a certified public accountant, served the agency in a consultant capacity for more than a year before joining the St.. Louis Arc in 1999.. Kathy is responsible for the agency s finance administration, human resources, information technology, the agency-owned fleet of transportation vehicles and facilities.. She holds a bachelor s degree in accounting from the University of Missouri-Columbia and is a member of the American Institute of Women Accountants.. Previously she worked at Schmersahl, Treloar Company, Adrian Baher Co.. and Citicorp Mortgage.. Jodi Woessner, Vice President of Children's Services,.. previously served as Executive Director at The Belle Center.. In that role, Woessner managed administrative and programmatic operations and worked closely with program directors, staff, board members and other nonprofit organizations.. Woessner began working at The Belle Center in 2003 and has been a strong advocate for children and families.. Prior to The Belle Center, Woessner worked as a supervisor for the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Division of Special Education, and for the Department of Mental Health.. She also served as a service coordinator and child development specialist in Texas' early intervention program.. Woessner holds a B.. A.. in Human Services and Psychology from the University of Minnesota - Morris.. Download Photo.. Courtney Chazen, Director of Communications and Public Relations.. , has spent nearly a decade working as a communications specialist in the non-profit and  ...   Childhood Special Education, and she provides special instruction services and evaluations through the Missouri First Steps program.. Kate also partners with a wide variety of community organizations in advocacy, inclusive practices and curriculum.. Brian Hubler, Director of Employment and Transition Services.. , oversees the agency s employment department, which includes helping people with developmental disabilities obtain and maintain employment within the community.. His staff provides job coaches to assist individuals in learning job skills, interview skills, resume writing, job applications and social skills.. In addition, Brian works with local school districts to promote transition planning for students with developmental disabilities after graduation.. Brian holds a bachelor s degree in psychology from Central Methodist College in Fayette, Mo.. He joined the St.. Louis Arc in 2008 from Human Support Services in Waterloo, Ill.. , where he served as Day Training, Work Services Director for four years.. Within that role, Brian oversaw four programs that improved the vocational and daily living skills of people with mental illnesses and/or developmental disabilities.. Kelley Miller, Director of Human Resource.. Louis Arc in December of 2008.. Kelley runs the agency s human resource department, managing all hiring information, benefits support, employee relations and ArcConnect, the agency s online HR system.. Kelley previously worked at two different staffing agencies and brings to the St.. Louis Arc more than 9 years of experience in the Human Resource field, with a focus on staffing and recruiting.. She holds a Bachelor s degree in Psychology from Lindenwood University.. Victoria Soffner, Director of Finance Administration, Operations.. Louis Arc in 2008 bringing more than 15 years of experience in accounting and business management.. She is responsible for ensuring a sustainable financial climate by managing the organization's financial policies, systems, and processes.. Vicky previously served in various capacities, including Corporate Controller, for J.. W.. Terrill, Inc.. where she developed and implemented strategic plans, automated operations, and streamlined processes.. A graduate of Saint Louis University, Vicky holds a bachelor's degree in Business Management with an emphasis in Accounting.. Sharon Spurlock, Director of Family Supports Quality.. , has worked in the field of services to people with developmental disabilities since 1982.. She has worked in the St.. Louis Arc s Community Integration programs for the past 19 years and has also worked as a supported employment manager and residential program supervisor.. Sharon received a B.. degree in psychology from Saint Louis University with a minor in Special Education, holds several teaching certifications, and is a co-founder of the St.. Louis Region s Day Program Association.. Sharon's passion is helping people with disabilities and their families find great supports in the community.. She took her current job directing St.. Louis Arc s quality enhancement efforts and family support services in 2008.. Theresa Strothkamp, Director of Belle Children's Services,.. joined Belle in 1999 as a Developmental Therapist and has served as a therapist, Sibshop facilitator and program director for Belle s Center-based preschool programs.. As a Program Director of the new Belle Children s Services of St.. Louis Arc, she currently provides direct special education, advocacy and therapy support in a wide variety of settings.. Theresa works with the Missouri First Steps program and supervises special education programming at six local charter schools.. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, and holds a bachelor s degree in early childhood education and master s degree in Early Childhood Special Education.. Mary Anne Tolliver, Director of On-Campus Residential Services.. , joined the Arc in 1984 as a direct support professional.. Fifteen years later she was named to her current role, where she supervises the St.. Louis Arc s on-campus group homes.. Mary Anne holds a master s degree in public administration from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.. She is area representative for the Missouri chapter of the American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR) as well as the committee chair for the St.. Louis area (SLANCOR)..

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  • Title: St. Louis Arc - Financials
    Descriptive info: Annual Financials, Major Funders and Donors.. Annual Report.. Honor Roll of Giving.. Louis Arc is committed to responsible stewardship of both public funding and private donations.. Nearly 90% of our funding goes directly to helping people and families through our programs and services.. Because of valuable community and private support and our dedicated volunteer base we are able to provide  ...   To view our 990 tax form and other financial information in more detail, please visit.. www.. guidestar.. com.. Simply enter the search term St.. Louis Arc, Inc.. to learn general information.. Please note: to view federal tax forms online, you will need to create a free Guidestar account and log-in.. Click below to learn more about some of our major funders..

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  • Title: St. Louis Arc - Online Privacy Policy
    Descriptive info: Privacy Statement.. Why We Collect Your Personal Information.. We collect personal data in order to communicate with you, and in order to measure the efficiency of our site.. We do not use the information for any other purpose.. You do not have to give us personal information to visit our web site.. If you do give us your personal information, we treat it very carefully.. We never give out any personal information you might send to us to anyone without your dated written permission.. We collect personal information about you (including your name and e-mail address) only if you specifically and knowingly give it to us.. How We Will Use the Information We Collect.. We do collect non-personal information about your visit to the site.. We analyze this data to determine interest in various parts of the site and to study usage patterns, in order to improve the site's usability.. The information we collect for these purposes does not personally identify anyone.. We do not sell the information we collect on this web site, nor do we share it with anyone else unless you ask us to in writing.. Electronic Transmission of Personal Information.. Although the St.. Louis Arc takes reasonable precautions to ensure the security of information transmitted electronically, electronic transmission is not a secure medium.. Louis Arc, its partners, advisory board, agencies, officers, employees, grantees and/or grantor organizations do not warrant the security or accuracy of any information transmitted electronically to this site.. By utilizing this website, you agree to hold the St.. Louis Arc, its partners, advisory board, agencies, officers, employees, grantees and/or grantor organizations harmless for any losses caused by any person s transmission of information to this site.. Our Use of Cookies.. What is a cookie ? A cookie is a small piece of text information that is sent to your computer along with a webpage when you access a website.. Your computer will give  ...   associated pages and documents are made available on the internet as a public service, and reliance on any such information is at the users own risk.. Although, the St.. Louis Arc makes every effort to provide complete, accurate and timely information St.. Louis Arc, its partners, advisory board, agencies, officers, employees grantees and/or grantor organizations do not warrant the accuracy, quality, reliability, completeness or timeliness of any information.. By utilizing this website you agree to hold the St.. Louis Arc, its partners, advisory board, agencies, officers, employees, grantees and/or grantor organizations harmless for any losses caused by any person s reliance on the information on this website.. Links to Other Sites.. Louis Arc web site contains links to federal agencies, state agencies, and private organizations.. Links from this site to other sites are provided for the convenience of its viewers.. Other websites are not within our control; the St.. Louis Arc is not responsible for the content and services on any such link, and cannot guarantee that the sites will not change.. Links to other websites do not constitute endorsements by the St.. Louis Arc and may be followed solely at the risk of the viewer.. Once you follow a link to another site you are subject to the privacy policies of that site.. Information Disclaimer.. Louis Arc website contains information on many topics, products and programs.. It should be used as an overview and general guide.. Louis Arc , its partners, advisory board, agencies, officers, employees grantees and/or grantor organizations make no representation about the suitability or accuracy of statements or data on this site or its links to other sites and all content is provided as is without any warranty, expressed or implied.. The user maintains responsibility for consulting with appropriate professionals for medical, financial, legal, or other needed advice.. If you have a question, please send a comment regarding your concerns to the St.. Louis Arc.. webmaster..

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  • Title: St. Louis Arc - Media Room
    Descriptive info: Arc News Releases.. Louis Arc's 60th Anniversary.. Watch Our Video.. Download Our Brochure.. Louis Arc is a non-profit, United Way agency providing a full range of supports and services to more than 3,000 people with developmental disabilities, and their families, throughout the St.. It is an affiliated chapter of The Arc of the United States.. For media inquiries, please contact:.. Courtney Chazen.. Director of Communications and PR.. 314-817-2232.. cchazen@slarc.. org.. Follow us on.. twitter.. com/stlouisarc.. and.. facebook.. Louis Arc President and  ...   with the organization, having served as Associate Director of Programs and Director of Residential Services during her tenure.. A graduate of the CORO Foundation s Women in Leadership Program, Kathy sits on the national boards of directors of The Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL) and of the American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR).. Kathy also is a member of Winning Women, a network of corporate executives, business owners and government officials for social and economic development in the region..

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  • Title: St. Louis Arc - Services
    Descriptive info: Our Services.. Use the website outline below to identify programs and services.. of the St.. Louis Arc that may be of interest to you or your family member.. You can also email our Family Support staff at.. stlfamilies@slarc.. to learn more about finding services and supports in the community.. Or visit.. our calendar.. to learn about upcoming events and  ...   Get Community Integration Services.. Convenient Locations.. Early Childhood Services.. Early Intervention Therapy.. Explanation of Therapies.. How to Get Employment Services.. For Employers.. Education and Networking.. Family Fun Fridays.. Parents Learning Together, for parents with developmental disabilities.. Instructional, Social Activities, and Weekend Camping.. How to Get Residential Services.. Photo Tour of Campus Homes.. FASD Prevention Services.. Learn about.. Advocacy.. !..

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  • Title: St. Louis Arc - ARCH / Respite Services
    Descriptive info: Helping families get the support they need to care for their loved ones at home.. ARCH/Respite Family Login.. How To Get Services.. If you re a family member caring for a child or adult with a.. developmental disability.. , St.. Louis Arc s ARCH program can give you the extra support you need.. ARCH reimburses primary caregivers at a standard rate for short-term relief services they receive either in their own home or in the home of a care provider.. The program is family-driven, with families determining when they need care and who provides it.. It is available only to families living in St.. Louis County at this time.. As  ...   you.. You can choose anyone whom you feel is qualified to be a care provider, as long he or she is over age 16, doesn t live in your home and isn t a parent or stepparent of the person who needs care.. If you don t already have someone to provide short-term care, registered families can log in and access our care provider listing to find potential caregivers in your area, or call us for assistance.. Want to be listed in our provider database?.. It s a free resource for thousands of families throughout the St.. Louis area who have enrolled in our ARCH program.. Click here to learn more..

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  • Title: St. Louis Arc - Community Integration Services
    Descriptive info: Providing daily support to adults as they work toward their goals.. Community Integration Services provide support to adults with.. developmental disabilities.. so they can participate in their community on a daily basis.. Programs operate Monday through Friday from several.. convenient locations.. in St.. Louis City and County.. Hours and days of service can be individualized to meet each person s needs.. Click to view a program calendar:.. 2011-2012.. 2012-2013.. Participants receive support and.. individualized assistance.. as they identify community participation goals, develop action plans, and make daily choices about the activities and interests they will pursue.. The people who receive support through Community Integration Services take part in a wide variety of volunteerism and recreational activities  ...   picture boards to communicate their preferences.. A typical day may include an opportunity to help out a local senior center.. Volunteerism opportunities like this allow people to build friendships with others in the community and to develop skills.. Community leisure and recreation activities may include going to the library, a park, a local community center or other community venue.. A variety of volunteer work sites allow participants to practice skills and pursue different interests.. Some people choose to spend part or all of their day at the site, where they can take part in music therapy, crafts or other activities led by staff.. At the end of the day, friendships made and encouragement given!.. Previous.. Next..

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