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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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Lisa Ford, Director of The Arc of NJ Family Institute talks to 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.

Jul 18, 2017

Lisa Ford speaks with Tara Montague Client & Family Advocacy Manager at Hearts for Home Care to learn more about about the program.

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Jun 26, 2017

Caring for a loved one can put a strain on even the most resilient person. If you're a caregiver, you must take steps to preserve your own health and well-being.  Join Lisa Ford, the Director of The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute, as she speaks with Dawn Mitten, a licensed Massage Therapist, Reiki Practitioner and mom of a child with special needs about the importance of caring for yourself. 

Apr 10, 2017

Lisa Ford speaks with Jaonne Kinzy Director of Disability Services at Camden County Community College to learn more about how Camden County College's Garden State Pathways Program helps students with intellectual and developmental disabilities achieve in an college setting. 

For more information, visit: www.camdencc.edu/specialsupportprograms/Disability-Services.cfm.

Go to page 130 to find out about what course are available for students in the Garden State Pathways. Course are currently being added.
Feb 22, 2017

Lisa Ford speaks with Karen Halloran Program Coordinator at Keep Achieving (Kach) at Brookdale Community College to learn more about how the program helps students with intellectual and developmental disabilities achieve in an college setting. 

For more information, visit www.arcofmonmouth.org/kach.

Feb 21, 2017

Lisa Ford speaks with staff to learn more about how the program helps students with intellectual and developmental disabilities achieve in an college setting. 

For more information, visit www.mccc.edu/student_services_needs_dream.shtml.

Feb 21, 2017

Lisa Ford speaks with Chris Corvino, Curriculum Coordinator at The Achievement Center at Raritan Valley Community College. The Achievement Center at Raritan Valley Community College provides students with intellectual and developmental disabilities the opportunity to participate in a fully inclusive college experience. 

For more information, visit www.thearcofsomerset.org/programs/the-achievement-center-at-rvcc/the-achievement-center-at-rvcc.html.

Jan 25, 2017

Parent and author Jim Christy talks with Lisa Ford the Director of The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute about how his family navigated the IEP process and how he has turned his life experience into a play.

www.jameschristyjr.com            
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