Fox 5 News NY - June 14, 2021
The Arc of New Jersey's Executive Director Tom Baffuto speaks to Fox 5 News NY about legislation that would allow certain students with IDD the opportunity to stay in school for an additional year to make up for learning loss caused by the pandemic.
TODAY Show - October 20, 2020
Inside the challenges kids with special need face during the pandemic
The Arc of New Jersey's First Vice President Kevin Sturges and his daughter Clare speak with the TODAY Show's Craig Melvin about remote education and the challenges facing students with IDD during COVID-19.
Comcast Newsmakers - September 24, 2020
Tom Baffuto, Executive Director for The Arc of New Jersey, discusses the challenges individuals with special needs and their families are facing going back to school during the pandemic.
One on One with Steve Adubato - August 31, 2020
The Arc of New Jersey's Executive Director Tom Baffuto spoke with Steve Adubato to discuss how COVID-19 impacts children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities as well as the partnership with The Horizon Foundation which supports The Arc’s Healthy Lifestyle Project.
NBC News - June 17, 2020
"According to a recent Syracuse University study, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities are four times more likely to contract COVID-19, and twice as likely to die from it. TODAY’s Craig Melvin spoke to families and caregivers of people with special needs about the challenges they face." Chapters of The Arc, from the State of New York, were among those highlighted in the news piece.
Pix11 News - May 5, 2020
The Arc of New Jersey's Executive Director Tom Baffuto spoke with PIX11’s Dan Mannarino on May 5, 2020 about the ways COVID-19 is impacting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families and the community provider organizations who support them.
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Information for the MediaThe Arc of New Jersey offers the following fact sheets, stylesheets and information packets for journalists covering stories about individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.
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