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10 in 10: Get Connected to The Arc of . . . Podcast Series

In this new podcast series, The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute talks to local county chapters of The Arc to learn more about the services and supports they provide to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and the families.

This month Get to Know The Arc of Middlesex County.

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Kathleen's Korner

Kathleen Carter is a teen who has been living with Asperger’s Syndrome for as long as she can remember. She strives to educate her peers and others about AS. Recently, she began focusing her efforts on writing proudly about how her experiences differ from other people her age. Click the picture above to read her latest blog post. 

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New Go Bag - Assistive Technology
DDD Announces: Tier Request Form to be Replaced by Auto-Generated Tier Assignment Letters

Effective  September 1, 2016, the Division will disseminate an auto - generated tier assignment letter upon completion of the NJ CAT ( NJ Comprehensive Assessment Tool), and therefore will eliminate the Request for Tier Assignment process established in June 2015. Mailing of tier assignment letters to individuals who have already completed the NJ CAT is expected to begin August 2016.

Read the full announcement HERE.

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Your support for The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute will ensure that this vital program will continue to help the thousands of New Jersey families struggling to care for their loved one with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Putting a Spotlight On

Each month The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute spotlights a different developmental disability to help build awareness and educate others about the disorder. Click below to learn more about this month's spotlight and resources that are available to help.

Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS)​

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Self Advocacy: An Overview for Students, Parents and Teachers

The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute Visits Camp Jaycee

Camp Jaycee really is a magical place. It offers wonderful activities, expert care and an unmatched spirit. Camp Jaycee is located in beautiful Effort, Pennsylvania. For more information visit:

View the pictures from our most recent visit HERE.