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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. 

 

One on One with Steve Adubato - Aug, 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.


Media Requests

Interested in speaking with a representative from The Arc of New Jersey for your publication or news program? Contact Sharon Levine, Director of Governmental Affairs and Communications, at slevine@arcnj.org


Information for the Media

The 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.
 

Additional information about style sheets and appropriate language can be obtained by contacting Celine Fortin, Associate Executive Director, at 732.733.6013 or cfortin@arcnj.org.

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