September 15th, 2019

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Calling all students with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

 Join The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute for a tour of the Career & Community Studies Program at The College of New Jersey. The Career & Community Studies Program is a college-based, liberal studies program designed to prepare students with a disability (ages 18-25) for adult life through academics, career discovery and peer socialization as part of a diverse community of learners. During the tour you will have the opportunity to visit the school and speak with program staff to learn about the different aspects of the program.

For additional information and to register, click here.

September 17th, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This webinar will provide an overview of assistive technology and why it is important to include it in your child’s IEP transition plan (16-21 years old). It will include an overview of assistive technology tools to help students with reading, writing, time management and organization.

For additional information and to register, click here.

September 18th, 2019

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Points to consider as your loved one transitions to adult life (age 21) from the education system, as well as varied residential communities will be described. Family members / trainers Natalie Trump and Ann Martinelli from the Community Living Education Project (CLEP) will share important planning steps for individuals and families that are – or will be – exploring community living options. Tips for preparing for the process – even if it may be years in the future – will be highlighted, along with how CLEP works to guide and mentor families as they explore the possibilities. Natalie and Ann will also briefly share the importance of Person-Centered Planning for their adult children when they transitioned from the education system.

For more information and to register, click here

September 19th, 2019

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Hosted and presented by Jessica Oppenheim, Director of The Arc of New Jersey's Criminal Justice Advocacy Program. This webinar will provide an overview of statewide activities to address sexual assault and sexual harassment and new and upcoming programs to empower people with I/DD. In addition, The Arc of New Jersey will present a new, updated statistical overview of people involved in the CJAP Program and discuss where we can go from here.

For additional information and to register, click here.

September 24th, 2019

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join The Arc of Essex County for an Employment Open House every Tuesday in September to learn about career opportunities with The Arc of Essex County.

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September 25th, 2019

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Whether you are seeking a job or are currently employed, this webinar is for you. The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) is a federal civil rights law designed to prevent discrimination and enable individuals with disabilities to participate fully in all aspects of society. Title I of the ADA provides individuals with disabilities an equal opportunity to work. This webinar will provide listeners an understanding of an employee’s rights under the ADA.

For additional information and to register, click here.

September 26th, 2019

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us to learn about career opportunities at The Arc of Essex County during an Employment Open House on Thursday, September 26th from 3-6 p.m.

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October 3rd, 2019

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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Mark your calendars! The Arc of Essex County’s sixth annual Uncorked & Uncapped: Wine, Beer, and Food Tasting Experience is less than one month away. Join us on Thursday, October 3rd at the Wilshire Grand Hotel in West Orange as we raise funds and honor the partnerships that have been integral to our success. The following honorees will be recognized at a pre-event ceremony:

Corporate Partner Award: Primepoint HRMS & Payroll
Community Partner Award: Mayor Joseph Pannullo, Township of East Hanover
This year’s tasting event is already breaking records with nearly 50 wine, beer, food, and spirits vendors and over 130 tastings.

New & Returning Vendors:


NEW to Uncorked & Uncapped is Suero Cigars. This interactive, educational cigar experience will display the art of cigar rolling for the first 100 guests. Learn how to identify the strength of a cigar, the importance of pairing, and more!

The 2019 event will also feature a new, online auction, in addition to the evening’s silent auction. Get a head start on bidding and receive notifications about your favorite items. Please note, only select items from the online auction will be brought to the October 3rd event. All others will be closed out on Wednesday, October 2nd. Be sure to bid on the items you want online prior to the event, then attend Uncorked & Uncapped to ensure you win your favorites! Start your bidding today at

For the full list of new and returning vendors and to purchase your tickets today visit

For inquiries about becoming a vendor or purchasing tickets, contact Maria Meizoso at 973-535-1181 x1227 or

For inquiries about becoming a sponsor, contact Heather Comstock at 973-535-1181 x1224 or

October 8th, 2019

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join The Arc of Essex County every Tuesday in October to learn about career opportunities working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  The open houses will take place at The Arc's main office in Livingston.

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6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The following webinar is designed for caretakers of children with special health care needs. It would provide a general overview of the importance of daily mouth care and how you as caregivers can help. When your child has good oral health, it will improve the quality of both of your lives. Children with special health care needs are at great risk for dental diseases, and many times they do not know how or are unable to care for their teeth. Caregivers can play a very important role in helping a person have good health, comfort, and hygiene.

For additional information and to register, click here.