Q & A for Parents about S3434’s Effect on Special Education Students

July 29, 2021
Did your child with disabilities turn 21 by June 30, 2021 and miss out on vital transition services due to the pandemic? Then S3434, a bipartisan bill signed by Gov. Phil Murphy on June 16, affects you. The law allows students who turned 21 during… Read More

Virtual Programs Focus on Healthy Living for Adults with IDD

July 29, 2021
The Arc of New Jersey’s Self-Advocacy Project is offering weekly opportunities to connect, learn, challenge yourself, and have fun. Every Tuesday at 2 p.m., NJSAP hosts a virtual “Stay Healthy at Home” session that features a variety of topics… Read More

Learning (and Fun!) Continue Through Summer at Stepping Stones

July 29, 2021
The students at Stepping Stones kicked off the extended school year with lots of fun and learning. They have been participating in various sensory, art, and academic activities. The children are especially loving water play, which has included… Read More

Wreath-Making and Beach Party Activities Mark a Post-COVID Milestone

July 29, 2021
The Arc of Essex County’s Recreation Program held its first activity since March 2020, a wreath-making craft at The Arc’s Opportunity Zone Day Program facility in Maplewood. Each of the seven participants made a summer wreath as a bright and… Read More

“Deal or No Deal” Virtual Game Connects Arc Residents

July 29, 2021
The residents of the Arc of Essex County’s 27 group homes flexed their negotiation skills and their luck in a “Deal or No Deal” virtual game show collaboratively run by the Community and Day Services departments this spring. The competition took… Read More