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ConnectWC and this website is made possible through funding from The CCP Foundation.


A community for people living with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Thinking big, growing relationships, being bold about belonging, looking at the world through the eyes of others, nurturing everyday leaders, and creating connections – all activities and values of ConnectWC.

Parents, guardians, caregivers, self-advocates, business owners, entrepreneurs, artists and community members have formed a network to develop an inclusive community for people living with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The creation of the ConnectWC website is part of this mission.

Images of Happy Children with Developmental DisabilitiesResources for
children and adults with intellectual and
developmental disabilities,

their families, and the
community that supports them.

Summer Fun Articles!

Fun Things To Do This Summer - updated for 2016!

resources compiled by ConnectWC

School is out for the summer. Now what do we do? Check out this reference guide compiled by ConnectWC of fun things to do with your child and the entire family. Post it on your fridge to refer to all summer long! Read more.

2016 Summer Camp Guide for Campers With Disabilities

resources compiled by ConnectWC

Summer camps offer great opportunities for socialization, independence, exercise and fun! ConnectWC has compiled a list of Minnesota outdoor summer camps designed for campers with disabilities as well as camps that integrate campers of all abilities. To help in the search, we've included a few websites that allow searches by various criteria to help find the perfect camp! Read more.

Learn, Connect and Share with other families
in Washington County, Minnesota

Out Door fun

ConnectWC,  is a one-stop website for any and all information regarding intellectual and developmental disabilities in the Washington County area — and a place for parents, caregivers and others that support them to learn, connect and share.


  • LEARN about Special Education and the IEP Process as well as available Government & Financial Programs. Discover Advocacy Groups that can offer general information on disability topics as well as information on specific conditions and situations. Get informed and involved in the Legislative process. Prepare older children as they Enter Adulthood, and find Social and Community and Sporting Activities designed for individuals with disabilities.

  • CONNECT with other self advocates, parents and caregivers to offer support, guidance and information.

  • SHARE your knowledge and expertise with others, and help other families walking a similar path.

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