Join us Wednesday May 24, 2017 from 5-7 pm at the Bloedel Donovan Park Multi-purpose Building.
We will be sharing progress updates and working together to create effective programs and inclusive activities. Your participation is crucial as we expand and improve our services. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend. Pizza and light refreshments will be provided. To make this event as accessible as possible for families, childcare will also be provided.
Please RSVP by May 10th.
BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP
- Your membership helps to fund programs for local individuals with development disabilities, their families and organizations that serve them in Whatcom County.
- As a member, you receive newsletters from the local Parent Coalition, The Arc of WA and The Arc of the US.
- Your membership helps fund national research about the causes of developmental disabilities.
- You receive information about special events, programs and opportunities sponsored by The Arc.
Together, we can help make sure that every person with a developmental disability has the opportunity and support to live the life he or she chooses.
The purpose of this workbook is to assist a person with an intellectual or developmental disability to learn about healthy relationships, to identify and recognize abuse and to know who to contact for help.
The Arc brings together people with disabilities, their families, and dedicated professionals to create hope, growth and positive change. The Arc’s National Sibling Council provides:
- Networking to meet other siblings
- Support and resources for those needing guidance in situations unique to their family
- Celebrating the sibling relationship
- Supporting the advocacy and programmatic efforts of The Arc at all levels
- Leadership development and training through involvement in standing committees, ad hoc committees and task forces
The Arc of Whatcom County provides leadership support for a broad-based coalition of persons with developmental disabilities and their parents/guardians.
A guide to choosing a caregiver! Provides:
- Care giver help
- Types of in home care
- Private employees
- Government services
- Getting started
- Planning tools
Provides the information needed to create fair and equitable public policy.
Gives updated information about the ongoing changes with Medicaid Services.
Information on children and adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities such as:
- Number of people
- Where they live
- What they want