THE ARC OF ADAMS COUNTY

"I am driven by the truth that all people are of equal value and are entitled to the same rights and opportunities, "
- J.D.

who we serve

The Arc is an advocacy organization serving individuals and families in Adams County.

We assist people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD). I/DD is a medical and neurological diagnosis. The Colorado definition of I/DD meets all the following criteria:

 
 
 
 
  • Diagnosis has occurred before the age of 22
  • IQ of 70 or less (as measured by specific testing/evaluations) and/or
  • Adaptive (daily living) skills that are like having an IQ score of 70 or less (as measured by specific testing/evaluations)

critical news

what you need to know

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Join us for our next Snack & Chat featuring presenters from North Metro Community Services. They will be discussing the intake & determination process at NMCS. See flyer for topics. Held virtually via Zoom. Please register or RSVP below! 

Join us for Snack & Chat on June 15th from 3 -4 PM featuring our Adult Advocates presenting information on Self-Determination, Self-Advocacy, and Supported Decision Making. Held virtually via Zoom. Please register or RSVP below!

Join us for our “Ask the Doctor” series beginning March 23rd from 11 AM – 12 PM. Dr. Patricia Oliver from Oliver Behavioral Consultants will be providing information and an opportunity to ask questions related to challenging behavior in adults or children.

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Since 1962 it has been the mission of The Arc of Adams County to protect, preserve, and promote the human and civil rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively support their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.
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