The Arc of Hanover advocates on an individual, local, and state level. From attending IEP meetings and working with their case managers to attending local school board meetings and talking with Hanover County’s state senators and delegates to influence policies.
The Arc of Hanover assists individuals with developmental disabilities and their family members as they work to secure needed supports. This includes, but is not limited to preparing them for assessments, informing them of their rights, and helping them identify existing resources.
Information & Training
The Arc of Hanover encourages parents and staff who work with people with I/DD to learn about resources available to this population by providing training and / or scholarships for education opportunities.
In collaboration with several local organizations, The Arc of Hanover provides recreation and respite as well as other events to promote socialization, health, and independence.