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Advocacy

Advocacy

Advocacy at The Arc Pikes Peak Region

The Arc Pikes Peak Region’s programs promote and protect the rights of individuals with intellectual and Advocacy for individuals with intellectual & developmental disabilitiesdevelopmental disabilities (I/DD), facilitate choices and promote independence and inclusion in community life.

The Arc PPR protects the rights of individuals with I/DD by:

  • Attending school staffings
  • Attending residential and/or day program staffings
  • Providing crisis intervention
  • Providing limited emergency financial assistance to meet individual needs

The Arc PPR protects the rights of individuals with I/DD at a system level by:

  • Gathering information about and monitoring local programs to ensure that services both meet identified needs and are consistent with laws, regulations and standards of quality
  • Monitoring public policy and legislation at state and federal levels

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