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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.

Connectwc Community Calendar

Community Calendar 

May 25th - Highland Friendship Club, Smartphones for All - Independent Living with iPhone and Android, 6:30 - 8:00 pm at St. Paul JCC

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Learn about volunteer and job opportunities for community members and individuals with disabilities.

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

their families, and the
community that supports them.

ConnectWC (Washington County, Minnesota) is a place for
self-advocates, families, friends and community members. 

The ConnectWC website is an initiative of ConnectWC.

New May Article!

The Community Create Club – Building Something Beautiful

Tayler Sykora

The Community Create Club is a unique and heart-filled therapeutic program dedicated to promoting creative expression for teens and adults of all abilities. As a canvas for creativity in their community, this program offers a variety of artistic outlets such as music, art, and movement through which participants are able to express their thoughts and feelings while also improving their physical, mental, emotional, and social well-being. 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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