The Arc of King County advocates for the right of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live, learn, work and play in the community - improving the quality of life for all of us.
The Arc of King County envisions a world where individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities thrive as equal, valued and active members of the community.
Ability to freely select from known resources and paths; and respect for the basic human right to make such decisions to the fullest extent possible
People of diverse abilities and cultures working together
All people treated as having the same inherent basic human rights to make their voices heard and to be in charge of their own lives
All people are welcomed into the activities of the community - schools, housing, parks, etc.
Freedom from control of others; freedom to exercise the right to make one's own life decisions
Open choices to meet basic human needs and to participate fully
Working together with The Arc programs and other agencies in a cooperative and collaborative environment
The right to make one's own life decisions and to take advantage of opportunity
Fiscal stability and strong infrastructure; facility, salaries and technology generating agency stability that people receiving services can count on