"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 Snack & Chat on March 16th from 12-1 PM. Guest speaker, Mike Keglovits, of ColoradoABLE will be discussing ABLE accounts, as well as stimulus payments. There will be an opportunity to ask questions, so please come prepared! Must RSVP!

Will your child be ready for kindergarten? Adams County Head Start offers pre-school at NO cost to you and are NOW ENROLLING! This program is available to residents of Adams County who meet eligibility criteria. Visit below!

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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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