Events

August 4th, 2020

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Presented by Erin Smithers, this webinar will explore affordable ways to stay in shape at home. It will include adaptive exercises that anyone can work into their routine and that you can do at home with household objects. An overview of the New Jersey Self-Advocacy Project's Healthy Lifestyles Project will also be discussed as well as other upcoming activities based on healthy living.

If you'd like to participate in real-time, be sure to dress comfortably to work out (leggings, shorts, t-shirt, sneakers, etc.), have enough space for you to move, and have water available to drink while you exercise.

Erin will be using the following item in her workout routine:

  • A sturdy hard cover book
  • A pillow (smaller in size, like a decorative couch pillow)
  • A chair with a backing but no arms
  • A wall
  • Laundry detergent, or gallon of water
  • 2 soup cans or 2 tomato sauce jars
  • A hand towel
  • 2 tote bags

For additional information and to register, click here.

August 11th, 2020

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

*This is a recording of a previous webinar that took place on April 28, 2020*
Experience it for the first time or rewatch it to gain a better understanding of the topic. The question box will be open and we will respond to any questions 24 hours after the event.

Presented by Kelly Mulvaney, Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator, this webinar will focus on more ways to manage stress in a healthy way. Even though we're spending more time at home, it is still important to maintain a routine and stick to your health goals! Kelly will discuss outdoor safety tips and share at-home adaptive exercises to maintain your wellness routine.

For additional information and to register, click here.

August 18th, 2020

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Presented by Ashley Ritchey, this webinar is all about the New Jersey Self-Advocacy Project (NJSAP) and NJ Statewide Self-Advocacy Network (NJSSAN), the largest self-advocacy organization in the state. It will cover what NJSAP is, who is involved, and the various services and supports we provide. We will review past events, current programming, and upcoming self-advocacy activities. We will also discuss the structure of the NJ Statewide Self-Advocacy Network and how we work together to support self-advocacy throughout New Jersey.

For additional information and to register, click here.

August 25th, 2020

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

*This is a recording of a previous webinar that took place on April 21, 2020* Experience it for the first time or rewatch it to gain a better understanding of the topic. The question box will be open and we will respond to any questions 24 hours after the event.

Presented by Erin Smithers, Information and Referral Coordinator, this webinar is all about healthy communication & boundaries during the "stay at home" order, as well as ways to stay connected while we are apart. Erin will present various ways to stay active and engaged as a self-advocate. We will also discuss how self-advocates are currently using technology instead of in-person meetings and how you can get involved in advocacy activities.

For additional information and to register, click here.