Offers advocacy for people of all ages who have an intellectual/developmental disability (ID/DD). The Arc of Larimer County supports adults with ID/DD to advocate for themselves, also guardians and parents to advocate for their children with ID/DD in the following ways by:
- Helping clients understand laws, rules, and regulations that govern services
- Offering a listening ear for life successes and struggles
- Empowering individuals and families with information and skills
- Determining services available for individuals and offering support in accessing them
- Assisting with follow-up to assure they're receiving appropriate services
relating to SSDI, Medicaid, Long Term Care, Vocational Rehabilitation, and Early Intervention programs
- Protecting human and civil rights and provide opportunities for inclusion such as attending IEP meetings, service planning, and any other meeting to provide support
- Facilitating conflict resolution
To promote and protect the civil rights and overall well-being of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities through individual and systematic advocacy and education to foster lifelong inclusion in every aspect of community life.
A grassroots group of self-advocates, parents, and concerned citizens established The Arc of Larimer County in 2007 to serve as a catalyst to promote inclusion of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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Individuals living with intellectual/developmental disabilities and their families.