Showing Up to Make a Difference for Autism Awareness Month

We always have a great time celebrating Autism Awareness during the month of April and 2018 has been no exception. From “Light it up Blue” to donning the bright and bold colors of the puzzle piece symbol, we came out representing the Always Unique, Totally Interesting, Sometimes Mysterious characteristics of autism. We are proud to […]

Stocking Trout with the DEC

The Arc of Delaware County has a long held tradition of helping to stock trout. We’ve been releasing fish for over 5 years with the DEC. This year many arrived at the West Branch of the Delaware River behind our Thrive location to release the fish in our neighborhood.  We colloborated with many friends from […]

A Helping Hand for the Delhi Rehabilitation and Nursing Center

On a frigid, windy, spring morning we showed up to give a hand to our new neghbors, The Delh Rehabilitiation and Nursing Center. With the Guidance of The Catskill Forest Association we helped plant several apple trees. From beautiful spring blossoms right through to delicious fruit, Golden Delicious to be exact, and on to to […]

Chapter By-Laws Vote

The Arc of Delaware County, NY, Membership will vote on the proposed amended By-Laws of the Chapter at the Annual Membership Meeting on Saturday, June 16th, 2018.   Members can review the proposed By-Laws here: https://delarc.org/arc-resources/chapter-by-laws/   If you are a member and haven’t yet received an invitation to the Annual Membership meeting please contact […]

Autism Awareness Month, Join Us in a Movement!

Celebrating autism awareness! Becoming acutely aware of the necessity for inclusion and self-determination for all! The Arc of Delaware County is proud to be a significant part of assuring that each person with ASD is provided the opportunity to achieve the highest possible quality of life! We strive beyond simply promoting awareness but are partners […]

Why I Support The Arc of the United States: Autism Acceptance and Inclusion in Action

By: Nicole Jorwic, Chris’ Sister, Director of Rights Policy, The Arc of the United States My home state of Illinois still has seven state-run institutions for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) open. In 2018, 37 states still have institutions where people with I/DD live institutional lives away from their families and communities. Some […]

Congratulations to Studio 190!!

Everyone has exquisite gifts to contribute to the fabric of our community, and some of those gifts were recognized during the Sidney St. Patrick’s Day Parade!  The talented artists and staff members from Studio 190 poured their passion into buidling a float for the parade and as a result, won first place!   What an […]

The Arc and Walmart Foundation Renew Commitment to Providing Community-Based Employment For People With Disabilities

Washington, DC – The Arc’s employment program, The Arc@Work, is pleased to announce it has received a $325,000, one-year grant from the Walmart Foundation. This funding will be dedicated toward scaling the programs that The Arc@Work and Walmart have created over the past two years to train and place people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) […]

Making The Arc a Name in Giving Back!

The spirit of “give back” is alive and well here at The Arc of Delaware County! Community is important to us as we are motivated by love. We’ve been highlighting some of the ways we are giving back and collaborating with our friends and neighbors and hope you feel inspired to get to know us […]