Workshop: School Advocacy 101

Hosted by The Arc with Parent to Parent Saturday, October 22nd, 2016, 10am-2pm The Arc of Whatcom County 2602 McLeod Road, Bellingham This training is designed for parents who want to learn more about how to effectively advocate within the school system for their child or to assist another family. We will cover: how to… Continue reading Workshop: School Advocacy 101

Autism Acceptance Month

April is Autism Acceptance MonthAutism acceptance means embracing and valuing autisticpeople as autistic people instead of being afraid of us, having low expectations, or trying to find a way to make us not autistic. The Americans With Disabilities Act says “disability is a natural part of the human experience.” Autism is a natural part of… Continue reading Autism Acceptance Month

Access is our Mission

January 6, 2022 Dear Friends,  You probably know of our mission statement: To improve the quality of life, increase the independence and assure the full inclusion in the community of all persons with developmental disabilities. In short, I believe that access is our mission. Quality of life improves when we have access to health care… Continue reading Access is our Mission