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Welcome to The Arc of Loudoun
At The Arc of Loudoun, we strive to bring about a just, equitable world for people with disabilities.
We define a disability as any condition that prevents, delays, or interferes with a person’s typical development or optimal achievement. A disability may be classified as behavioral/emotional, developmental, intellectual, learning, physical, and/or sensory. Disabilities may be temporary – as when a person is healing from a broken bone, and disabilities may be invisible – as when someone is experiencing mental illness.
We work to provide a lifetime of opportunities for people with disabilities while advocating for, educating, serving, and supporting those individuals and their families.
“My son attended school on The Arc of Loudoun campus. We have always loved The Arc of Loudoun and the knowledgeable therapists there. We moved to the area from out of town because we fell in love with The Arc of Loudoun. In fact, the staff (unknowingly) changed the course of my life because I found them to be especially inspiring. I have nothing but the best of things to say about The Arc of Loudoun.”
The Arc – National Affiliate
The Arc of Loudoun is a local chapter of over 700 affiliates of The Arc of the United States. Since 1967, The Arc of Loudoun has been Loudoun County’s only advocacy organization dedicated to serving people with disabilities and their families. We are the only community-based non-profit working for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout their lifetimes. We encompass all ages and all spectrums from autism, ASD, Down Syndrome, Fragile X, intellectual disabilities, and various other developmental disabilities.
Platinum Seal of Transparency
The Arc of Loudoun received a Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar. A Seal of Transparency is granted when a nonprofit provides context for the IRS Information already in the organizations GuideStar Nonprofit Profile, giving donors a better insight into the work we do here at The Arc of Loudoun!
The Guardian Seal of Transparency
The Arc of Loudoun received the Guardian designation from the EQUUS Foundation. While the Guardian designation is not an ‘endorsement’, the designation demonstrates our willingness to be fully transparent and make our policies and horse care practices available for public scrutiny.