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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.

DHS Wants Stakeholder Input on Revisions to Disability Waivers -- Deadline for feedback is November 3rd!   Learn more on our News Page

New October Article!

Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute’s Driver Assessment and Training Services

Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute’s Driver Assessment and Training service is a state-licensed driving school that helps individuals with a variety of disabilities, injuries, and age-related impairments discover and reach their driving potential. This unique program has been a leader in driver assessment and training services for these populations for over thirty five years and has long provided specialized assistance to both new and experienced drivers 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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