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  • Dylan is a charming, delightful, and funny young man who just started a new chapter in his life, high school. When Dylan was five months old he suffered from shaken baby syndrome. Now that he is a young man he needs full care; he is visually impaired, has cerebral palsy, requires a wheelchair, has academic special needs and has hand splints. […]

  • When Daniel was turning 22, he was getting ready to exit school and that’s when the Arc of the South Shore came back into Daniel’s life. Early on, Daniel was diagnosed with Autism and the family reached out to The Arc’s Early Intervention program. […]

  • Emily loves spending time with her family and loves Boston sports. Always with a big smile on her face, she enjoys every part of life. Emily is part of the Arc’s Day Habilitation program and brightens up everyone’s day. She takes part in everything she can and is happy to do it. […]

  • “Frankie is the glue that holds the family together,” Roseann said of her brother who is part of The Arc’s Residential and Day Habilitation programs. Frankie, 60, has been with the Arc for 30 years. […]

  • Sunday through Friday Paula resides at the group home in Rockland, MA. But on the weekends, she joins her sister Sandi and her family enjoying gardening, outdoor projects and her nieces’ soccer games. Paula has been utilizing various programs of The Arc of the South Shore since she was 18. […]

  • Paula and Daniel are the foster parents of five kids; Ella, Lila, John, Madison and Cecilla. Knowing of their children’s various disabilities, they enrolled them in The Arc of the South Shore’s First Early Intervention Program. […]

In 73 years, we have...

  • People Helped


  • Volunteers Engaged


  • Local and National Partnerships


  • Communities Served


  • Andrea, Mother of a Program Participant
    Andrea, Mother of a Program Participant

    We wouldn’t be where we are today without all of your support of May. Your EI team truly made a difference.