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Dear Arc Community: These are stressful times for many of our families and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) who have come to the United States from another country. From gender to race, to religion and sexual orientation -…

Advocacy Update

Engage! In person or online, share your voice Sign up for Advocacy Days Meeting with your state legislator or their staff can be one of the most effective ways to advocate. We can help with transportation on Advocacy Day Wednesdays - but you must reserve a…

Gala and Legacy Awards

Join us on April 8, 2017 for this year’s Legacy Gala & Awards Ceremony! Buy a Ticket Come celebrate inclusion, advocacy, and The Arc of King County's lasting legacy in Puget Sound. Dress in black and white and join us for the 10th annual presentation of The…

Youth and Family Homelessness Prevention Program

Youth and Family Homelessness Prevention Program The Arc of King County is one of 27 grant recipients for the new Best Starts for Kids Youth and Family Homelessness Prevention Program. This 3-year grant from King County allows The Arc to provide intensive…

House and Senate Bills Continue Special Education Inequities

House and Senate Bills Continue Special Education Inequities Children’s Advocates Decry Funding Cap and Insufficient Instructional Aides February 3, 2017 SEATTLE, WA – As the state House considers competing proposals to fix constitutional problems with school…

Candidates Forum

Diversity and Inclusion in Our Schools:A Candidates’ Forum for State Superintendent of Public Instruction The Arc of King County hosted this forum on Sept. 28, 2016, asking candidates how they would approach improving outcomes for students with disabilities…

Living Our Legacy Since 1936

This is a special year of celebrations for The Arc of King County. Established in 1936 by a group of parents who wanted a better life for their children, we are proud to reach our 80th anniversary this year. Many of our supporters are surprised to discover…

5k for Inclusion: Family Fun Run, Walk, & Roll

Creating an inclusive event for families and individuals of ALL abilities The Arc of King County invites families throughout King County to join us to raise awareness and funds in support of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities at our…

MEMBERSHIP

Become a member of The Arc today and join the largest advocacy group in the US working for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to be fully included as citizens who live, learn, work, and play in their community. Why Should I be a Member?…

Wings for AutismĀ®

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Inclusion Includes Everyone Blog

March 14, 2016

The Fight for Disability Rights Continues

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The Fight for Disability Rights Continues Our special blogger this month is Stacy Gillett, Executive Director of The Arc of King County. Upon reflecting on the many victories that people with I/DD have enjoyed in the past 80 years, Stacy also recognizes the…