It is an adult group for self-advocates with intellectual and developmental disabilities based in Orange County, North Carolina. We promote healthy living in the community.
We are supported by The Arc of Orange County. Their mission statement is as follows:The Arc of Orange County works with and for people who have or are at risk for developmental disabilities to promote full participation in all areas of life in our community.
The Arc seeks to accomplish this through advocacy, education, and collaboration, as well as through the provision of quality supports to individuals with developmental disabilities, their families and the community.
What do you think a self-advocate is?
A person who speaks up about their needs and stays informed about issues that matter to them.