Events

October 6th, 2020

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This workshop will provide an overview of the intake and eligibility process related to the Supports Program and the Community Care Program operated by the Division of Developmental Disabilities. The presentation will include the relationship between Medicaid eligibility and program eligibility, available Medicaid Waiver services, the support coordination agency process, and the role of the support coordinator as well as sharing the RECIPE for a meaningful life.The presenter for this webinar is: Nkechi Okoli, Senior Coordinator of Transition to 21 Education, Division of Developmental Disabilities.

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7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Participants at this webinar will learn to recognize and effectively respond to the daily challenges of social distancing, disruptions in normal routine and following risk reducing strategies that have become a way of life during this pandemic. They will also learn to recognize when these stressors trigger reactions for family members with I/DD that need additional professional attention.

The emphasis of the Webinar will be on promoting awareness and practical problem solving when a loved one has I/DD. The presenter for this webinar is Dr. Lucy Esralew, Licensed Psychologist in NJ and CA, and a Clinical Neuropsychologist who specializes in neurodevelopmental disorders.

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October 7th, 2020

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

REV UP New Jersey is part of a national movement whose aim is to promote the turnout of people with disabilities at the polls, remove barriers to voting, promote accessible voting machines and polling places, educate voters about issues and candidates and protect voters' rights to participate in elections.

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October 19th, 2020

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This webinar will discuss the challenges an adult sibling faces when trying to support their loved one with an intellectual and developmental disability. Some adult siblings may feel isolated or they may not know how to access help for themselves. Please join us to learn more about what an adult sibling should consider when seeking support for themselves.

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