January 15th, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Building relationships with local law enforcement and first responders can help prevent possible misunderstandings from occurring. Join us as Jessica Oppenheim, Director of The Arc of New Jersey’s Criminal Justice Advocacy Program, discusses how families and caregivers can build theses positive relationships and what to do if a loved one with an intellectual or developmental disability becomes involved in the criminal justice system.

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January 16th, 2019

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

As students in special education prepare to enter adulthood, there are several areas that need to be addressed. One of the most important is for individuals with I/DD who are turning 18 years old to apply for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Medicaid. Join us for this informative presentation which will discuss why applying for SSI and Medicaid is important, the steps you need to take to prepare to apply, and then how to apply for this important benefit.

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