Learn About Our New Sensory Initiative

May 15, 2019
Thanks to contributions and grants, The Arc of Essex County was able to outfit sensory rooms at each day program more than 20 years ago, becoming an early adopter of the equipment and technology.  While access to sensory rooms is a critical component… Read More

A Day of Fun and Games Annual Livingston Kiwanis Barry Ross/Arc Day Carnival

May 13, 2019
On Saturday, May 11th the Livingston Kiwanis held their Annual Barry Ross/Arc Day Carnival – opening the event to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and their families, free of charge.  Named for Barry Ross – a long-time… Read More

The Arc’s Saturday Group Respite Participates in Fishing Derby

May 13, 2019
The Arc of Essex County’s West Caldwell and Orange Adult Saturday Respite programs took advantage of the beautiful May weather on Saturday, May 11th, spending the day at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside for the Newark Bait and Fly Casting Club’s… Read More

The Arc Kicks off Best Buddies Program with Seton Hall University

May 6, 2019
On Saturday, May 4th The Arc of Essex County excitedly kicked-off a partnership with the newly formed Best Buddies chapter at Seton Hall University.  Best Buddies creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships and leadership development for… Read More

Stepping Stones Celebrates Cinco de Mayo!

May 6, 2019
On Friday, May 3, students in the Transitional Kindergarten classes at The Arc of Essex County’s Stepping Stones School celebrated Cinco de Mayo! The students helped make guacamole, each taking a turn to scoop the avocados from the skin and mash… Read More