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Let's Talk: Conversations with The Arc of NJ Family Institute

Podcast by The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute focusing on issues and concerns of families caring for a child or adult with intellectual and developmental disabilities
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The Arc of NJ Family Institute talks with family members of children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, professionals in the field and self-advocates to gain their perspective on a variety of topics.

Sep 30, 2016

Self-advocate Harlea Maria is 23 years old, attends college and volunteers in her spare time. Join Lisa Ford the Director of The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute about why self-advocacy is important in high school and how she advocates for herself.

 

Learn more about Harlea, at www.heartsdrop.com.

Aug 5, 2016

In part 2 of this 2 part episode, Ralph Mastrangelo discusses his family's feelings regarding his daughter's residential placement into a group home. 

Jul 28, 2016

In part 1 of this 2 part episode, Ralph Mastrangelo discusses the logistics of working with the state to help his daughter transition into a group home. 

Jun 22, 2016

Self-advocate Stephen Coston talks with Family Institute Director Lisa Ford about why self-advocacy is important and how he advocates for himself in a number of areas in his life.

 

Original broadcast date: May 2016

Apr 27, 2016

Nick attends the DREAM Program, at Mercer County Community College. Hear what he has to say about his experiences as a college student who happens to have a disability.

Original broadcast date: April 21, 2016

Apr 20, 2016

Megan Brownfeld of Child Care Resources discusses important issues in choosing a childcare provider for your child with I/DD.

Original broadcast date: April 18, 2016

Apr 15, 2016

Parent Jessica Oppenheim discusses issues around supported and competitive employment for individuals with developmental disabilities.

Original broadcast date: February 16, 2016

Apr 14, 2016

Parent Natalie Cunningham discusses and gives tips about how to make travel with someone with I/DD easier

Original broadcast date: April 14, 2016

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