A Legal Victory for Students with Disabilities

In 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court held in Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District RE-1 that the “IDEA demands more” and requires providing a level of instruction reasonably calculated to permit advancement through the general curriculum. Where that is not a reasonable expectation, the IEP must be “appropriately ambitious” and provide the child the […]

The Arc of Delaware County Receives NYSARC Trust Services Grant

The Arc of Delaware County, a not-for-profit organizing supporting people with disabilities in Delaware County, was awarded $26,000 in grants from the Trustee Management Board of NYSARC Trust Services to support local guardianship and recreation programs. NYSARC Trust Services administers supplemental needs trusts (SNT) that can make dramatic improvements to the lives of people with […]

#HandsOff: Jake’s Story

This is the first installment of a new series at The Arc Blog called #HandsOff. Each month, we will feature a story from individuals and families across The Arc’s network about their experiences with some of today’s key policy issues impacting people with disabilities. The author, Melinda, and her brother-in-law, Jake My name is Melinda […]

Quilt Raffle Winner!!

Congratulations to Patricia Hoyt who is the lucky winner of our quilt raffle! Patricia was very excited to receive the beautiful, handmade quilt and looks forward to displaying it.     The quilt was made and generously donated by new member and supporter Ruth Wilhowsky. This isn’t the first time Ruth has donated a quilt […]

RFI’s Spooktacular Halloween HOOPLA!

DelArc got in the Halloween spirit a little early this year! The Halloween Hoopla took place on Friday, October 27 at our Resources for Industry building. RFI also hosted a food drive to get non-perishable food donations to help support the Delaware County Food Bank. Check out some of the pictures from the Hoopla:   […]

Celebrating Our DSP’s EVERYDAY!

Last week was National Direct Support Professionals (DSP) Recognition week, and to show our support and appreciation to ALL of our wonderful staff, we did a little something for them everyday.   We go bananas for our DSP’s because they’re so awesome!     A sweet treat with a sweet reminder of why we do […]

Careers Page Back Up and Running!!

Thank you so much for your patience as we worked on our Careers page. It is officially re-open for business! Stop by and check out all the great opportunities and become part of the DelArc Family! Here’s the link: Current Career Opportunities

How to Help After Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma left a staggering path of destruction. Throughout Texas and Florida and neighboring states, people will start rebuilding their homes and their lives, and they will need all our support to recover from the storms. Here are some ways that you and people with disabilities in your life can work together to […]

Careers Page Down

Due to a system update, our Careers page will be down until Tuesday. Until then, we won’t be able to receive applications. We will post again to let you know when the system is back up and running.   Thank you for your patience!