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The Arc of Greater Cleveland

a/k/a: ARC

Address

William Patrick Day Early Childhood Center
2421 Community College Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115

Phone

216-622-0755

Fax

216-736-3393

800 Number

800-899-3039

TDD

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Email Address

arcgc@thearcofgreatercleveland.org

Website

http://www.thearcofgreatercleveland.org/

The Arc of Greater Cleveland is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals with mental retardation and increasing their role as valued, contributing members of society. Down syndrome is a congenital chromosomal disorder characterized by varying degrees of mental retardation, characteristic abnormalities of the head and facial area, malformations of the hands and/or feet, congenital heart defects in approximately 25 percent of affected individuals, and/or other abnormalities. In most individuals with Down syndrome, all or a portion of chromosome 21 appears three times rather than twice in cells of the body; however, in rare cases, the disorder may occur due to a chromosomal translocation involving chromosome 21 and another chromosome. Established in 1962, the Center for Mental Retardation offers a variety of services and programs including patient advocacy services, parent counseling and support, referral services, and patient and professional education. Its educational materials include brochures, pamphlets, and a regular newsletter.

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