Events

November 14th, 2018

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Hosted by The Arc of New Jersey's Planning for Adult Life program, this workshop will educate attendees on the negatives of using labels and how to overcome being labeled and bullied.

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November 15th, 2018

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Vincent Giardina, Advocate and Consultant, DDD, retired, will provide an overview of the relationship between caregiver and recipient, exploring the balance of power and the priority to ensure the health and safety of people with I/DD. Join us for this informative discussion about power and ethics and the ways in which agencies and staff can effectively provide healthy, appropriate supports.

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November 16th, 2018

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Beginning on January 1, 2019, there will be some changes in Medicare Part D, the federal drug benefit that is used by most dual eligibles (persons who have both Medicaid and Medicare) to obtain their prescription medications.

This webinar is for everyone who wants to know about Medicare Part D for the dual eligibles, including employees of provider agencies serving people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD), staff from DDD, family members, and health care professionals. The webinar will discuss the details of the changes and how they will affect individuals with developmental disabilities who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid.

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November 29th, 2018

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This webinar will review general best practices for positive behavioral supports in the classroom and implementation across multiple settings, so that advocates can help students with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) obtain the behavioral supports they need to be successful in the classroom. We will also review the rights that students with I/DD have when they are disciplined at school.

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December 5th, 2018

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This webinar will discuss the ABLE Act, a way for people with disabilities to save for qualified disability expenses without losing your eligibility for certain assistance programs, like SSI and Medicaid. Information will include how to open an ABLE account and what it can be used for.

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