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Public Policy Update

Your chapter of The Arc works to ensure that the needs of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities are recognized and acted upon at the state legislature every year.  In 2021, we had to adjust to changes to schedules and providing...

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Adapting to Change…Again

With the emergence of COVID-19 came a massive change to our lives as we were forced to adapt to a “new normal” – and then another and another. We did this with the promise of returning to the old normal always on the horizon, it was all...

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Preparing for Transition

Transitions can be a difficult and stressful time for a child or young adult with a disability. This might be transitioning them to leave the house after a long period at home, a student changing schools, or maybe your loved one is transitioning...

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Reflections on the Year 2020

Like many of you, this year brought our chapter opportunities to pivot and adapt in ways we never thought possible. Although we have always been sticklers about health and safety, learning to protect our members, staff, board and the entire...

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The Arc in Action

By Carol Meredith and Luke Wheeland Soon after the Thanksgiving holiday The Arc Arapahoe & Douglas Counties had much more than leftovers to deal with. We received a memo from Health Care Policy and Financing on 11/23/2020 that made changes to...

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