June 18th, 2019
Join The Arc of Essex County on Tuesday, June 18th for our Annual Membership Meeting and Information Session focused on Transitioning into Adult Life.
June 20th, 2019
Heidi Lersch, Disability Services Educator/Trainer and Megan Westmore, Disability Services Manager for SAFE Alliance, a community response program in Texas, will join us once more to discussing the importance of prevention through education including individuals with I/DD, parents, school and residential staff. SAFE Alliance, a coordinated community response program located in Austin Texas, serves survivors of child abuse, sexual assault and domestic violence for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, providing a wide range of direct services to youth and adults in the community.
For additional information and to register, click here.
July 12th, 2019
Join the New Jersey Self-Advocacy Project (NJSAP) team, along with members from the regional Councils of the Statewide Self-Advocacy Network, at the Point Pleasant Beach Boardwalk on Friday, July 12th, 2019 to celebrate ADA Awareness Month! The New Jersey Self-Advocacy Project information table will be set up on the Point Pleasant Beach Boardwalk between Arnold Ave. and Central Ave.
Signed into law on July 26, 1990, The ADA, or Americans With Disabilities Act, is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in all areas of public life, including employment, schools, transportation, and all public and private places that are open to the general public.
For additional information and to read the NJSAP ADA Factsheet, click here!