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The Arc of Essex County Family and Home... A Story from the 13/14 Annual Report

May 26, 2015
In 1948, a group of innovative parents, religious leaders, and dedicated volunteers gathered to create services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families.  This group founded what would become The Arc… Read More

Camp Hope Welcomes Campers and Changes

May 25, 2015
On Monday, June 29 Camp Hope will kick off its 59th season with a few new twists.  This year, Camp Hope will debut a new program logo, containing the same message of happiness, fun, and learning that Camp Hope represents.  Additionally, renovations… Read More

The Arc Kicks off the Parents’ Workshop Series with Award Winning Author Natalie Hale

May 22, 2015
Stepping Stones staff have been using the “Special Reads for Special Needs” curriculum to teach students how to read for a number of years.  Thanks to funding from The Candle Lighters and The Arc of Essex County, the Stepping Stones education team… Read More

Action Alert - Medicaid, SSDI Under Attack in Washington

May 19, 2015
From The Arc of the United States Medicaid and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) are lifelines for millions of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families. These programs provide supports, services,… Read More

Sue Brand, Director of Education and Early Childhood on Comcast Newsmakers

May 18, 2015
Sue Brand, Director of Education and Early Childhood for The Arc of Essex County recently joined Jill Horner of Comcast Newsmakers in the studio to discuss our early intervention and education services provided to children with intellectual and… Read More

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