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Become a Developmental Disability Awareness Family Ambassador
March is Developmental Disability Awareness Month and The Arc of New Jersey would like to personally invite you to become a Developmental Disability Awareness Family Ambassador.
Action Needed to Prevent Restricted Access to Certain Medicare Part D Medications
Please click here for more details on the proposed rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that would restrict access to some important medications for people with developmental disabilities who have Medicare, or who have both Medicare and Medicaid (the dual eligibles) and receive their prescription drugs through Medicare Part D.
Important Information for Families Receiving DDD Cash Option (Self-Directed) Respite
The Cash Option (Self-Directed) Respite from the NJ Department of Human Services Division of Developmental Disabilities has been discontinued effective 2/1/14! Per DDD, “This does not mean that these services are being discontinued.” It just means that families will no longer be reimbursed directly. Most families will transition into the new respite option once it is set up with providers, but you still need to call your Support Coordinator or DDD case manager.
click here for details.
New Resource From DDD for 2014 Graduates
Do you have a family member with I/DD graduating from high school in June? Then take a look at this great tool from DDD to help get ready for the big event!
Project HIRE FY 2013 Outcome Management Report Now Online
Click here to see award-winning Project HIRE's outcome management report for FY 2013.
New! The bi-annual Healthy Times newsletter will only be available in electronic format. Sign up today to start receiving it this Winter!
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Planning For Adult Life Website Now Live!
New Website to help youth ages 16-21 with I'DD and their families plan for life after school is now live.
2014 Equal Justice Conference
Registration is now open for the 2014 Equal Justice Conference to be held on April 24 at the NJ Law Center. Click here for more information.