Arc West Central; Achieve with us.

Serving Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Norman, Otter Tail & Wilkin counties. Arc Wesst Central 7 county region

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Arc West Central T-Shirts available!

Perfect for wearing to the dances, Arc Game & More, or anytime you like! Order form. Tangerine or bright orange.

Arc Events

Dances in Moorhead - 7:15-8:15pm, 2nd & 4th Monday of each month - September - May. Ellen Hopkins Elementary, Moorhead

Arc Games & More- 3rd Monday of month, Sept 19th, 2016- May 15th, 2017. January 16th - Tie Scarves; February 20th - Kiwanis Trauma Dolls; March 20th - Healthy Food; April 17 - Yoga; May 15th Magic with Jack Sand.

February 13th - 7:15-8:30. Valentine Dance. Moorhead Armory

Other Opportunities

2017

January 21st, 1:00pm – 2:00pm. Yoga. For families with school age children with disabilities. Moorhead Public Library. Sponsored by the Clay County Collaborative School Age Disabilities Work Group.

January 26, 2017, 11:30-1.Transition from school to adult life - Parent information meeting . Sponsored by Otter Tail, Wilkin and Grant County CTIC (Community, Transition, Interagency Committee). Fergus Falls

January 31st, 5:30 Transition Meeting - Runestone Community Transition Interagency Committee (CTIC). Alexandria

Ongoing opportunities

Friday night Activity Center dances, 7-9pm, at RDJ Rec Center, 1104 2nd Avenue S, Fargo. $1.50 fee. 701-235-2444.

Cool Kids Club, September through May, meeting every 3rd Friday of the month from 6:30pm-8:30pm at Triumph Lutheran Brethren Church, Moorhead. NEW LOCATION!

Jesus Cares Ministry. 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of each month. January 24th. Please sign up ahead of time. jcm@ascensionmoorhead.org

S.U.P.E.R. Adventures Thursday, an informal social group for children and young adults with disabilities. Typically from 6:30pm-8:30pm, but not always. Fargo Moorhead area. Year round.

Red River Valley Asperger-Autism Network sponsors "Game On" days, 6-9pm, on the first and third Mondays of each month, for Middle and High School; Ages 17 and up – Meets every fourth Monday. Section 9 Cyber Café, 1142 17th Street N, Fargo. rrvanndmn@gmail.com
Also sponsors Lego Group For Children and Teens- 3rd Saturday of each month - 9:30 -10:30, Olivet Lutheran Church, Fargo.

Fantastic Friends. Gigi's Playhouse, Fargo
Check out Gigi's Playhouse for ongoing activities for various ages

Adaptive Dance 12:10-12:55 - Held every 2 weeks on Saturdays - Courts Plus, Fargo. Adaptive Dance is a dance party for all individuals with disabilities.  This class includes Xabeat or Zumba.  Adaptive Dance is FREE to both members and non-members

ATA Tae Kwon Do Classes for kids on the autism spectrum. Mike Beyer 701-237-6800

Autism NOWAutism NOW Center - Webinar Archive. More information.

HealthMeet™ Launches Webinar Series
Join health experts every other Wednesday for free Webinars on a variety of health issues important to people with I/DD. HealthMeet™ is a project of The Arc, made possible by a grant from the Centers for Disease Control to promote better health among people with intellectual disabilities. Event Schedule. Previous sessions are archived.

Reel Movies for Real Needs (Sensory Modified Film) Series - 10:30, Marcus Theatres, Fargo. For families of children with special needs; autism or other challenges; lower volume, lights up. Check theater for schedule.

Participants enjoying events

"The Arc puts together great activities and a lot of fun gatherings for all ages!  We are thankful and thank filled that we have such a strong Arc group."
Diane Brendemuhl, parent
participants in Arc Activities

Support Groups

FM Autism Support Group
Rachel 701-371-7211
2nd Friday of the month, Fargo. https://www.facebook.com/FM-Autism-Support-Group-171027578792/?fref=ts

"A" OK Fergus Falls Area Autism Support Group Meets the 2nd Saturday of the month, 9:30-11am. Contact: Nicole 736-6189, Anne 998-3258, or Carrie 739-3590

Parent Professional Learning Network

Red River Valley Asperger Network/Support groups. Lunch & Learn series, 3rd Thursday of each month, Noon to 1:00 at Prairie St. John’s. RSVP required

Gigi's Playhouse
Gigi’s Playhouse Fargo
. Calendar | Library list

White Earth Autism Support Group (218) 983-3285 X 1201
3rd Tuesdays of the month

The Windmill Project
Mary Peterson
WindmillProject.org
Douglas County


Listing of community activities in the FM area, compiled by the Parent Involvement & School Age Disabilities workgroups of the Clay County Collaborative


Fargo Adaptive Programs - Adult. Youth.


Farm in the Dell. News
HOPE, Inc.  year-round sports and recreation for children with mobility challenges
Adair Grommesh

Arc West Central
810 4th Ave. S, #134
Moorhead, MN 56560
218-233-5949
1-800-411-0124
Fax 218-233-0853
arcwcm@702com.net

Fargo Area 6 Special Olympics


MN Special Olympics/
Special Olympics
Area 4

Area 4 Basketball Competition February 9th, Fergus Falls

State Competition

Athlete Application and Consent Forms

Moorhead
Wayne Brendemuhl, Diane Brendemuhl. Moorhead Athlete Registration Form.
Facebook. Basketball practices Sundays,1-3pm. Good Shepherd Church, Moorhead.

AlexandriaLakes Area: Gymnastics 4-5:30pm. Sundays.
Karyn SportelKari Tomoson.
Facebook

Breckenridge Community:
Amanda Hinrichs

Detroit Lakes Area: Basketball practices 4pm Sundays.  Scott Gilbertson

DGF - school-based:Brittany Kuehl

Fergus Falls Community:
Shelly Fitzgerald
Fergus Falls Junior Team:
Dawn Birch

Basketball practices 6:30-7:30, Mondays. Kennedy School.

Morris Community Prairie Stars
Cindy Solvie

Pelican Rapids Special Olympics Karli Kirkwood

Perham
Corinne Schattsneider

PINECONES independentJerilyn Skjegstad

Riding on Angels Wings
Bette Shipley

Wheaton Area Special Olympics Mary Armstrong


Minnesota Special Hockey - athletes with a developmental disability

Muskies Special Hockey, Alexandria Sue Prettyman Justice

Grizzlies Special Hockey, Moorhead Jackie Beedy


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