The Arc Kicks off the Parents’ Workshop Series with Award Winning Author Natalie Hale

May 22, 2015
Stepping Stones staff have been using the “Special Reads for Special Needs” curriculum to teach students how to read for a number of years.  Thanks to funding from The Candle Lighters and The Arc of Essex County, the Stepping Stones education team… Read More

Action Alert - Medicaid, SSDI Under Attack in Washington

May 19, 2015
From The Arc of the United States Medicaid and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) are lifelines for millions of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families. These programs provide supports, services,… Read More

Sue Brand, Director of Education and Early Childhood on Comcast Newsmakers

May 18, 2015
Sue Brand, Director of Education and Early Childhood for The Arc of Essex County recently joined Jill Horner of Comcast Newsmakers in the studio to discuss our early intervention and education services provided to children with intellectual and… Read More

Bloomfield Life Highlights Resident, Top Finisher of the 2015 Building Tomorrows 5K Race

May 13, 2015
Bloomfield resident Elizabeth Sanger is congratulated by Arc of Essex CEO Linda Lucas after coming in 3rd for women and 20th overall at 22:44. She is joined by her children Gabriel and Madeline. To continue reading, click here. Read More

The Arc Honors Caregivers on Mother's Day

May 13, 2015
This Mother's Day, Diana Milici Hickey shared the story of her family's journey with The Arc and the profound impact her mother had on her life.  The following individuals joined Diana in honoring the mothers and caregivers in their lives by making a… Read More