The Arc Opposes Appointment of Judge Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court

This past weekend, The Arc came out in opposition to Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s appointment to the United States Supreme Court. This opposition is based on Judge Kavanaugh’s record on cases relating to disability and civil rights. Of particular concern are his decisions on cases involving self-determination of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), education, […]

Back to School Tips for Families of Students with Disabilities

The start of a new school year can bring both excitement and anxiety for students and parents, especially for families of students receiving special education supports. Students with disabilities who struggle with change may need extra help making the transition to a new school or teacher. To help families start the new school year off […]

The Arc Celebrates the 28th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Today, marks the 28th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA affirms the rights of citizens with disabilities by prohibiting discrimination in employment, public services, public accommodations and services operated by private entities, and telecommunications. It is a wide-ranging law intended to make our society accessible to people with disabilities. “Today we […]

Membership Matters!

 YOUR MEMBERSHIP MATTERS                  We’ve come a long way in 51 years at The Arc of Delaware County, and our members have been paramount to our success!   In the very first days, our founding members gathered to advocate for friends and loved ones.  These brave, tenacious pioneers began to lay the foundation for all […]

The Arc Responds to Senate Passage of the Farm Bill

We are pleased to share some positive action in Washington to preserve the SNAP program! An important win for all who benefit from the Supplemental Nutritional Assistant Program. ****************************************************************** Washington, DC – Today, the United States Senate passed its version of the “Farm Bill” (Manager’s Amendment to the House version of the 2018 Agriculture and […]

Hand in Hand With Our Community, June ’18.

The Walton Music House, the 2018 winner of the “Partner of The Year award”. Each year The Arc selects businesses and people from our community that are true friends indeed and instrumental in supporting our mission by exemplifying our Unifying Principles. These selections can be nominated by both the staff members and people we support. They are […]

Studio 190 in the Month of June!

By Leah Schmidt:                                      The month of June has been a very busy and exciting month as we continue to make great progress on numerous fronts. We have some ambitious goals set before us amidst this time of transition and we are seeing the artist embracing these changes with enthusiasm and ease!   We completed our […]

The 2018 Annual Member Meeting and Awards Ceremony

One of our most anticipated events here at The Arc! The Annual Member Meeting and Awards Ceremony! This event is where we have a chance to honor all the amazing people that make our organization great in a manner worthy of the fantastic things we do and the incredible people that make up The Arc […]