Events

April 25th, 2020

8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Save the Date for The Arc of Essex County's virtual Building Tomorrows 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, and 1-Mile Walk on Saturday, April 25.  For additional information and to register, visit www.runorwalk.org.

April 28th, 2020

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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.

April 29th, 2020

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

For many people, a job is something that helps define who they are. It gives us a meaningful place to go everyday, a way to explore our interests, a means of earning money, and a way to be a part of our community. This workshop will discuss different employment options available to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and hands—on tools for preparing students for employment.

For additional information and to register, click here.

May 5th, 2020

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The New Jersey Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS) may be able to assist students ages 14-21 with disabilities who need services to prepare for, get, and keep a job. Its goal for students through its Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) is to create a smooth transition from school to work so that upon graduation, a student is prepared to begin work or post-secondary training that leads to employment.

This webinar is hosted by The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute and presented by Cheri R. Thompson, M.S., C.P.M., Program Planning and Development Specialist 1 at Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services.

For additional information and to register, click here.

May 6th, 2020

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Living a healthy lifestyle is important for so many reasons. However, children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities face challenges related to eating healthy, maintaining weight, and being physically active. Join The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute and the Get FIT program as we provide caregivers with an overview of fitness and nutrition with a special focus on helping families to engage their children with I/DD in their own health and wellness.

For additional information and to register, click here.

May 11th, 2020

This is an all-day event that starts on May 11th and ends on May 16th

During this uncertain time, parents of individuals with disabilities crave more information than ever before. While we are all focused on the current global public health crisis, we must not lose sight of the fact all the same issues which confronted families and the community we all belong to remain – and will remain – once this is over.

Hinkle Prior & Fischer is proud to provide this free Parent Empowerment Conference with some of the most well-known and well-respected members of the disability community. This virtual conference is the first of its kind and we hope you gain valuable knowledge.

For additional information and to register, click here.

May 12th, 2020

This is an all-day event that starts on May 11th and ends on May 16th

During this uncertain time, parents of individuals with disabilities crave more information than ever before. While we are all focused on the current global public health crisis, we must not lose sight of the fact all the same issues which confronted families and the community we all belong to remain – and will remain – once this is over.

Hinkle Prior & Fischer is proud to provide this free Parent Empowerment Conference with some of the most well-known and well-respected members of the disability community. This virtual conference is the first of its kind and we hope you gain valuable knowledge.

For additional information and to register, click here.

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Presented by Ashley Ritchey, this webinar will focus on work from home etiquette and tips for staying connected while working remotely. This includes creating and maintaining professional boundaries as well as finding ways to achieve a healthy work/life balance during the stay at home order.

For additional information and to register, click here.


May 13th, 2020

This is an all-day event that starts on May 11th and ends on May 16th

During this uncertain time, parents of individuals with disabilities crave more information than ever before. While we are all focused on the current global public health crisis, we must not lose sight of the fact all the same issues which confronted families and the community we all belong to remain – and will remain – once this is over.

Hinkle Prior & Fischer is proud to provide this free Parent Empowerment Conference with some of the most well-known and well-respected members of the disability community. This virtual conference is the first of its kind and we hope you gain valuable knowledge.

For additional information and to register, click here.

May 14th, 2020

This is an all-day event that starts on May 11th and ends on May 16th

During this uncertain time, parents of individuals with disabilities crave more information than ever before. While we are all focused on the current global public health crisis, we must not lose sight of the fact all the same issues which confronted families and the community we all belong to remain – and will remain – once this is over.

Hinkle Prior & Fischer is proud to provide this free Parent Empowerment Conference with some of the most well-known and well-respected members of the disability community. This virtual conference is the first of its kind and we hope you gain valuable knowledge.

For additional information and to register, click here.

May 15th, 2020

This is an all-day event that starts on May 11th and ends on May 16th

During this uncertain time, parents of individuals with disabilities crave more information than ever before. While we are all focused on the current global public health crisis, we must not lose sight of the fact all the same issues which confronted families and the community we all belong to remain – and will remain – once this is over.

Hinkle Prior & Fischer is proud to provide this free Parent Empowerment Conference with some of the most well-known and well-respected members of the disability community. This virtual conference is the first of its kind and we hope you gain valuable knowledge.

For additional information and to register, click here.

May 16th, 2020

This is an all-day event that starts on May 11th and ends on May 16th

During this uncertain time, parents of individuals with disabilities crave more information than ever before. While we are all focused on the current global public health crisis, we must not lose sight of the fact all the same issues which confronted families and the community we all belong to remain – and will remain – once this is over.

Hinkle Prior & Fischer is proud to provide this free Parent Empowerment Conference with some of the most well-known and well-respected members of the disability community. This virtual conference is the first of its kind and we hope you gain valuable knowledge.

For additional information and to register, click here.

May 19th, 2020

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This webinar, presented by the Director of the Employment & Transition to 21 Unit, will provide information about accessing Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) services for students exiting the school system. It will include an overview of DDD, information about the eligibility process, and accessing services. The discussion will also include information about services during the current situation related to COVID-19 and ideas of some planning that can be done during this time when we are staying at home.

For additional information and to register, click here.

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Presented by Kelly Mulvaney, this webinar will explore practical changes we can make in our daily lives to ramp up our overall health and wellness routines. Tune in to learn about simple "life hacks" that can lead to improved health outcomes and reaching your personal fitness goals. Tips on adaptive exercise and nutrition will be discussed.

For additional information and to register, click here.

May 20th, 2020

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This webinar will focus on People with Developmental Disabilities and Co-Occurring Disorders. Speakers Dr. Clare Allely, University of Salford, who specializes in Autism Spectrum Disorder and developmental and forensic psychology and attorney Elizabeth Kelley, Esq. will address the important topic of identifying and working with people with I/DD who also have a co-occurring disorder such as an issue with mental health or substance abuse.

For additional information and to register, click here.

3:30 pm - 4:30 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.

For additional information and to register, click here.

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

As a parent, you want to help your child make choices that are best for his or her needs. This workshop will explore the role your school district will play in the transition process and how you can prepare your child for adult life.

For additional information and to register, click here.