Self-Advocate

2021 Combined Federal Campaign: Richard’s Story

Donate to the Combined Federal Campaign! Directory Code: 65144 Sixty years ago, in 1961, The Arc of Howard County was founded, established as a grassroots effort by families of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, who believed there must be a better way. Sixty years ago, people with IDD were either “hidden away”, marginalized or

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Congratulations to the 2021 Celebration of Excellence Award Winners!

2021 Celebration of Excellence and 60th Year Celebration The Arc of Howard County’s 2021 Celebration of Excellence was held virtually on May 12, 2021. Congratulations to all of our award winners for making a difference in the lives of people with disabilities! Self-Advocate of the Year: Jeffrey Jones, Carlotta Martin, and Janice Martin Excellence in Employment: Robert

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“Imagine” Living Life to the Fullest

Imagine” living life…to the fullest. “Imagine,” a new video from The Arc of Howard County, features people with intellectual and developmental disabilities doing just that…living their best lives. The “Imagine” video was produced by Pam Long Photography featuring the vocal talents of Bach to Rock Fulton, MD‘s Carl Pfanstiehl. Thank you, Pam, Carl, and Bach to Rock! Let’s imagine

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SMRO-Governors Transitioning Youth Initiative

Transition is more than about services; it’s also about values. The Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) has adopted an Employment First philosophy and seeks to align its service delivery system with that philosophy. Transition planning is when a student with a disability, along with family members, the school system, and service providers, begin to officially plan

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Holiday Closing Information: Thanksgiving

Friendly Reminder: This a reminder of The Arc of Howard County office and program closings during Thanksgiving Week 2019:   The Arc of Howard County Community Integration Services-Employment, Day Program, and Supported Retirement, and The Arc Transportation Services will be closed on Thursday, November 28th, and Friday, November 29th, 2019.  The Arc of Howard County

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