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Mainstreaming Medical Care

The Arc of New Jersey's Mainstreaming Medical Care Program promotes quality health care for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) throughout New Jersey. Click here for the program brochure.

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COVID Archived Webinars and Videos:

  • Webinar - The Impact of the COVID pandemic on Social Security benefits for persons with IDD, hosted on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - View Recording | Slides
  • Informative Video - Understanding COVID-19 Vaccinations for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) - Recorded January 15, 2021 - View Video
  • Webinar - COVID-19 Vaccinations for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) in New Jersey - Recorded live on January 11, 2021 - View Recording
  • Webinar - Up-to-Date Information on the COVID-19 Vaccine - Recorded live on January 6, 2021, speaker Leone Murphy - View Recording


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Healthy Times Winter 2018/2019

Inside this edition: 

  • Update on New Jersey's Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNPs)
  • Transition of Health Care - Building a Bridge from Pediatrics to Adulthood
  • Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's Disease: New Support Group for Families & Caregivers
  • A Personal Perspective on Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's Disease
  • Youtube Video from the National Down Syndrome Society
  • How to Continue a Parent's Health Insurance when a Child with I/DD is Approaching Age 26
  • "What is a Non-DAC?" Factsheet Update
  • Social Security Administration Issues a SCAM ALERT
  • The Arc of New Jersey's 30th Annual Conference on Medical Care, May 31, 2019 - Save the Date!

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31st Annual Conference on Medical Care 

for Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Thank you to everyone who joined us on June 10 and 11, 2021 for 31st Annual Conference hosted by The Arc of New Jersey's Mainstreaming Medical Care Program. Held virtually, the conference was attended by health care professionals; staff from agencies providing services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD); family members; staff from the NJ Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD); and representatives from Medicaid managed care organizations. The two, half-days (9:00 am to 12:00 noon) featured keynote speakers, 4 workshops and a virtual exhibit hall.
Please visit our Annual Conference page for highlights and workshop presentations

Beverly Roberts, Director