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What does ARC stand for?

ARC stands for Association for Retarded Children

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The Attorney General's investigation revealed: * All-Star Promotions, a telemarketing firm hired to raise funds for Advocates for the Rights of Citizens with Developmental Disabilities (ARC), a legitimate Everett charity, allegedly told its telephone solicitors to explain that ARC stood for Association for Retarded Children, because it would help sell tickets; and * Front Line Promotions, marketing celebrity sporting events, allegedly misrepresented that tickets would be donated to underprivileged children, and allegedly claimed football stars Jerry Rice and Joe Montana would attend games.
In addition to her full-time role as a homemaker and mother of three children, Leupp is a member of several community service groups, including: board member of Our Lady of Angels Mothers Club; a member of the Peninsula Association for Retarded Children and Adults; and a 12-year member of the Community Service League.
He was priest-representative to the Worcester Association for Retarded Children, a member of the Worcester Inter-Racial Council, deputy chaplain for Youth Guidance and chaplain of the Phi Beta Omega inter-high school sorority.
The National Association for Retarded Children (now The ARC), the Children's Bureau and the Kennedy Foundation were foremost among the organizations that pushed for widespread adoption of the Guthrie test, and by 1966 it was required for all children by all 50 states and the District of Columbia.