Here are 3 things you need to know about the RISE Act that’s in Congress now: 1. The Respond, Innovate, Succeed, and Empower (RISE) Act works to ensure Individuals with disabilities thrive in College. 2. 19% of undergraduate students report having a disability. 3. The RISE Act has three main focuses- Accommodations: The bill requires […]

Twisted at The Wharf

With the temps warming up, be sure to stop by Twisted at The Wharf to enjoy the best pretzels, sandwiches, and lemonade in town Your patronize helps support our year-round joint partnership to provide internship and employment opportunities to individuals with IDD interested in the hospitality industry. You can find Twisted on Instagram at twisted_at_the_wharf!

Autism Acceptance Month

In honor of #AutismAcceptanceMonth, The Arc of DC continues to emphasize the importance of our mission to promote the inclusion of autistic individuals in the workplace—and all aspects of society.

Workforce Wednesday 4/5

For this week’s #WorkforceWednesday we want to highlight the importance of employment for people with disabilities. Our employers and community partners play a crucial role in helping individuals with disabilities gain access to meaningful positions. Check out more here with the link: https://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/disabl.pdf

Workforce Wednesday 3/29

The Arc of DC Employment Services Team would like to introduce our new weekly #WorkforceWednesday. This week we want to highlight the disparity in workforce participation for individuals with disabilities. This is why it’s so important for the business sector and community as a whole to support our clients in their employment journey. To find […]

Welcome Leticia!

We are happy to introduce our newest staff member, Leticia! Leticia will help our clients obtain meaningful employment opportunities across the region. Please welcome her to the team!

DDAM 2023

Happy Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month (DDAM). DDAM exists to bring awareness to the inclusion of people with developmental disabilities, as well as bringing awareness to the barriers that people with disabilities still face.