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How does ArcGNO create jobs for individuals with intellectual disabilities or development delays(IDD)?

ArcGNO, which is well known throughout the southern region for its Mardi Gras Recycling Center, works diligently to create, through education, advocacy, and support, a greater New Orleans community that includes, accepts, and celebrates people with...

Be Ready with Hurricane Preparedness Tips

Are you and your loved ones really storm-ready? Hurricane preparedness is important for everyone that lives along the Gulf Coast, but individuals with disabilities and their families often need to take additional measures.   At the Arc of Greater New Orleans,...

ArcGNO Seeking Board of Directors Applicants

Want to make a difference in the life of a person with an intellectual or developmental disability?Join the ArcGNO Board of Directors!Interested applicants should fill out this interest form and check out what the expectations of board members are. An Arc board member...

ArcGNO Seeking Board of Directors Applicants

Want to make a difference in the life of a person with an intellectual or developmental disability?Join the ArcGNO Board of Directors!Interested applicants should fill out this interest form and check out what the expectations of board members are. An Arc board member...

So, Where Do We Go From Here?

ArcGNO’s Executive Director Gives an Update on the Agency’s Status during COIVD-19: In the 67 years Arc of Greater New Orleans (ArcGNO) has been in existence, it has experienced a lot. ArcGNO emerged in the 1950s when parents of children with Down syndrome or another...

DSP Spotlight: Donyell Williams

DSP Spotlight: Donyell Williams

By Lakeisha Woodson Donyell is present with us and always listens to what I have to say. It's obvious that this role is more than a job to her. She and the rest of my ArcGNO EarlySteps team check in on me and my kids after doctors appointments or when they are sick...

DSP Spotlight: Frank Sylvester

DSP Spotlight: Frank Sylvester

By Ashley Brown Mr. Frank is a very nice man. He is a very good driver. He takes his time picking up people. He is on time every morning. He likes telling jokes to us. We sing Happy Birthday to him on the bus. I like that he is my driver. This week we’re recognizing...

DSP Spotlight: Anna O’quinn

DSP Spotlight: Anna O’quinn

By Jan Alario, Residential Support Services I love my PCA (personal care attendant) Anna to death. She makes me happy and makes me smile. She encourages me to try new things and teaches me to do things for myself. I can always depend on her to be there for me. She...

DSP Spotlight: Peggy Walker

DSP Spotlight: Peggy Walker

By Ashley Bolden, Employment Services I love Ms. Peggy because she is funny and she teaches me new activities. I love her flashy style and the girly things we do together like shopping at the mall for clothes and jewelry. Her help on the Janitorial Crew makes me feel...

DSP Spotlight: Antoinette Hart

DSP Spotlight: Antoinette Hart

By Jill Egle, Uptown Community Center I love Mrs Antoinette Hart because she is a true close friend. She is a genuine one of a kind leader within her role as a DSP at the Arc of Greater New Orleans Uptown Community Center. She helps me in so many ways to be positive...

DSP Spotlight: Keonti Williams

By Ann Richard, Metairie Community Center Keonti has an outgoing personality and easy to talk to. Keonti listens and respects me, she’s nice and sweet. I like it when Keonti takes me to aerobics class and bowling. Keonti also talks to me about my outside activities...

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