Events

January 16th, 2020

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join The Arc of New Jersey for a one-hour webinar with Laurie Egeth, Supervising Paralegal Advocate from Community Health Law Project, who will provide an overview of the Basics of Social Security Disability including the impact of incarceration on benefits.

For additional information and to register, click here.

January 17th, 2020

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute for an information session at LACE (Learning At College Experience) at Sussex County Community College. The LACE Program is intended to assist adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in an educational and social setting.

Emphasis is placed on maintaining and increasing social and academic skills, specifically in the following areas:

  • Life skills
  • Social skills
  • Language arts literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Social studies
  • Health
  • Independent living skills

Students are assigned to different sections for academic purposes and join together at various times for group interaction and guest presenters. Electives are woven into the curriculum.

Students work in a classroom setting with instructors and assistants who have experience in the special education field. A certified Special Education teacher leads the program.

For additional information and to register, click here.

 

Students include those who have had an IEP while in public school, and the age ranges are from 17-60+. The students may live at home, in their apartment, or a group home.

January 21st, 2020

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join The Arc of Essex County every Tuesday in January from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. to learn about exciting career opportunities during our Employment Open House series.  On-the-spot interviews will be available and additional details regarding open positions are below:

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January 22nd, 2020

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Bullying can happen in many ways, including verbal, physical, online or in-person. This workshop will cover how to identify different types of bullying, techniques for preventing bullying, and teach good samaritan strategies, as well as how to model proper behavior and treat others with respect.

Hosted by The Arc of New Jersey's Planning for Adult Life Program and presented by Michael Pearson, Jr., Coordinator and Training and Technical Assistance for The Arc of New Jersey's Self-Advocacy Project.

For additional information and to register, click here.

January 28th, 2020

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join The Arc of Essex County every Tuesday in January from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. to learn about exciting career opportunities during our Employment Open House series.  On-the-spot interviews will be available and additional details regarding open positions are below:

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February 3rd, 2020

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute is pleased to announce two webinars on the important topic of Special Needs Trusts:

  • On January 14th at 6 pm, Paul Prior, Esq. from Hinkle, Prior and Fischer will discuss what a Special Needs Trust is and how trusts aren't all the same.
  • On February 3rd at 6 pm, Maria Fischer, Esq. from Hinkle, Prior and Fischer will explain what families need to know about purchasing necessary items for their son/daughter with I/DD with money from the SNT. She will discuss which types of expenditures are allowable, and which are not, in accordance with NJ Medicaid rules and regulations. She will also explain the importance of keeping receipts for all expenditures from the SNT and what to do when the individual with I/DD needs an expensive item costing $5,000 or more.

For additional information and to register, click here.

February 4th, 2020

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join The Arc of Essex County every Tuesday in February from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. to learn about exciting career opportunities during our Employment Open House series.  On-the-spot interviews will be available and additional details regarding open positions are below:

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February 5th, 2020

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Every 10 years, the government reports the number of people who live in the U.S. by conducting a count called the Census. This year, the census will begin on April 1. The Census determines how many seats each state receives in the U.S. House of Representatives and state, local and federal governments use Census information for planning and allocating billions in federal funds. Hosted by The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute and presented by Mario Lee, Partnership Specialist for the New York Regional Census Center, this webinar will provide an overview of the census, how to complete it, what data is collected and how that data is used and stored.

For additional information and to register, click here.

February 7th, 2020

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join The Arc of Essex County for its expanded Parents Night Out program.  Designed for children ages 5 - 22, this program features a themed night of arts and crafts, games, snacks, and more while mom and dad take a break to relax and recharge.

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February 11th, 2020

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join The Arc of Essex County every Tuesday in February from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. to learn about exciting career opportunities during our Employment Open House series.  On-the-spot interviews will be available and additional details regarding open positions are below:

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