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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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Now displaying: March, 2018

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.

Mar 29, 2018

Adult sibling Christine talks with Cheryl Crick, Coordinator of Family Advocacy at The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute, and discusses what life was like growing up alongside a sister with a developmental disability.

Boxwood Junction: www.boxwoodjunction.org

Mar 26, 2018

Identical twins Kirsten and Kara talk with Cheryl Crick, Coordinator of Family Advocacy at The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute, and discuss what life was like growing up alongside a younger sister with a developmental disability.

SIBS NJ: www.sibsnj.org

Mar 22, 2018

Lisa Ford speaks with Dr. Laurie Appel from FURever As Friends.

FURever As Friends is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization of dedicated volunteers based in Gloucester, Salem, Camden and Cumberland Counties in New Jersey who love to give back to the community with the help of their certified pets. The services that we provide enhance the bond between people and pets in a nurturing environment and are specifically designed to offer unconditional love and pet-assisted therapy to people of all ages in a variety of different settings.

Mar 22, 2018

Lisa Ford speaks with Tracy Vargas the founder of Learning For Tomorrow NJ. The organization's goal is to provide learners the opportunity for independence and success. Technology plays a large roll in society today and the possibilities that it offers to learners with various needs is only beginning to be identified. Assistive technology, along with behavioral/social supports can prove to be very impactful skills leading to a fulfilling life of independence.

Tracy Vargas Contact Information:
tracy.lftnj@gmail.com
856.982.2350

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