Events

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 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

Save the date for The Arc of Essex County's 6th Annual Uncorked & Uncapped: Wine Beer and Food Fest at The Wilshire Grand Hotel in West Orange. Additional details and registration is available at www.uncorkedanduncapped.com.

October 8th, 2019

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.