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, "
who we serve
The Arc is an advocacy organization serving 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)
what you need to know
Check out our previous month's newsletters!
Join us for Part 3 of Advocacy in Action on Thursday, January 21st from 9 AM – 11 AM on the topic of Special Education Law and Your Child’s IEP. There will be separate presentations for English & Spanish. Must RSVP!
Survey opportunity – your voice matters! This survey will help the Colorado Developmental Disabilities Council (CDDC) decide how to spend time and money to improve the lives of Coloradans with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.
Please click below to access the Transition Services survey from Disability Law Colorado. They are hoping to gather as much information as possible to address current systemic issues. Personal identifiable information will not be shared.