The Arc of Aurora assists children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families to live the highest quality lives possible through information and referral; community training and education; individual, class and systems change advocacy; and, individual, family, volunteer and community support.

To The Arc of Aurora, advocacy is acting with or on behalf of an individual or class in the least intrusive manner to resolve an issue or to obtain needed supports or services.  The Arc of Aurora Advocates are never the sole decision maker in any situation; instead, we work collaboratively with the people we serve, community members, organizations, and schools to help ensure our clients’ independence, choice, respect, dignity and protection of rights.

We serve people who live in City of Aurora (Arapahoe, Adams and Douglas counties) including Colorado Judicial Districts 17 and 18; Aurora Public and Cherry Creek School Districts.  We also provide community, Colorado statewide, and national outreach to address victimization of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.


  • November 2014 Fall Greetings!The Arc of Aurora is excited to announce that our profile is live, is featured on, and will be available Colorado Gives Day 2014 ...
    Posted Nov 7, 2014, 11:19 AM by Darla Stuart
  • Balancing the Scales of Justice for Children and Adults with Disabilities Conference Balancing the Scales of Justice for Children and Adults with Disabilities Conference October 10-11, 2013, and have opened general registration for this Conference.October 10-11, 2013 - Denver, CO ...
    Posted Aug 15, 2013, 11:25 AM by Hanni Ruehrdanz
  • Attention Bowlers! Attention Bowlers! Volunteers for The Arc of Aurora host a Sunday Get Together Bowling League that starts September 8, 2013, and runs until May 18, 2014, and there is space ...
    Posted Jul 12, 2013, 11:29 AM by Hanni Ruehrdanz
  • NDSC Annual Convention 2013 The Annual ConventionJuly 19-21, 2013Hyatt Regency DenverColorado Convention CenterDenver, COEach year, thousands of people from across the globe attend the National Down Syndrome Congress ...
    Posted Mar 15, 2013, 8:55 AM by Dicia Kemp
  • Social Skills & Language Development Groups in Aurora & Denver Beyond Classroom Walls is offering therapy groups that focus on social skills, language, cognition and motor skills through functional real-life themes. They offer five different groups for school age ...
    Posted Mar 13, 2013, 12:56 PM by Dicia Kemp
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The Arc of Aurora Annual Meeting & Movie Cinema Grill November 15, 2014 
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