Request Child Advocacy
Does your child qualify for advocacy?
We assist people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD). Some examples of advocacy include:
- Assistance understanding:
- the I/DD system,
- how to apply for services,
- advocacy to resolve any problems with your services and supports and
- advocating for your needs and wants.
- Providing resources for your wants and needs
- Learning to advocate for your child and understanding their rights and responsibilities.
We assist people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD). IDD is a medical and neurological diagnosis. The Colorado definition of IDD 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)
Some examples of IDD are:
- Behavior disorders
- Brain injury
- Cerebral palsy
- Down syndrome
- Fetal alcohol syndrome
- Spina bifida
*Not all children with autism qualify for our services.
Prefer to speak with someone from The Arc of Adams County? Call for an intake request.