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Mainstreaming Medical Care


Thank you to everyone who attended the Healthcare Webinar Series.  Recordings of the presentations and copies of the slides can be found below.  Thank you also to our very generous sponsors!


May 3rd webinar recording and slide available now: Transitioning to a Post Covid World: Clinical and Behavioral Consideration

May 10th webinar recording and slide available now:  Living Well After the Covid Pandemic Ends.  Panel Discussion

May 17th webinar recording and slide available now:  Grieving Lives Lost and Loss of Lives

May 24th webinar recording and slides available now:  Medical and Dental Ramifications of COVID for individuals with IDD

Dual Eligibles with IDD w/ Beverly Roberts, Director of Mainstreaming Medical Care at The Arc of NJ 

Fireside Chat Video on Dual Eligibles with IDD with Beverly Roberts, Director of The Arc of New Jersey's Mainstreaming Medical Care Program and Lisa Ford, Director of The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute with time stamps included in the video description.


When Parents Collect Social Security: How Parents' Social Security Benefits Impact Their Adult Loved One with IDD - March 2022


Medicaid and Medicare and Dual Eligibility - Presented by Beverly Roberts - Feb 2022


The Basics of SSI and Medicaid - Presented on Oct 19, 2021 at the invitation of CAPE Resource Center in Bergen County.


When Parents Collect Social Security: How Parents' Social Security Benefits Impact Adult Children with IDD - Presented on Oct 26, 2021 at the invitation of CAPE Resource Center in Bergen County.

The Impact of the COVID pandemic on Social Security benefits for persons with IDD

On Sept 14, 2021 The Arc of New Jersey presented an informative webinar explaining the impact and major changes that occured to the Social Security Administration due to the COVID pandemic. Although most of these changes have been helpful, some have also had unintended consequences. Included in this discussion were additional forms of income supports which were passed as part of COVID relief, such as stimulus payments, unemployment insurance, and revisions to tax credits benefiting low-income individuals.

Speakers: Bethany Lilly, Senior Director of Income Policy, The Arc of the U.S. and Beverly Roberts, Director, Mainstreaming Medical Care Program, The Arc of New Jersey


Planning For Adult Life Webinar

COVID-19 Vaccinations for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) in New Jersey
The Arc of New Jersey is delighted to present a free webinar on COVID-19 vaccinations for individuals with IDD with speaker David Adinaro, MD, M.Eng, FACEP, the New Jersey Department of Health as Deputy Commissioner for Public Health Services in June 2020. David has had a long and distinguished medical career, including serving as the Chief of Emergency Medicine and Vice President/Chief Medical Officer at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Paterson. During this webinar, Dr. Adinaro will explain New Jersey's plans for COVID-19 vaccinations for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and their caregivers. He will be able to provide important information, including an anticipated timeframe of when and where the COVID-19 vaccine will be available.

Presented on: January 11, 2021


Up-to-Date Information on the COVID-19 Vaccine
The Arc of New Jersey is pleased to present a free webinar, Up-to-Date Information on the COVID-19 Vaccine, for families and staff at agencies serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Webinar speaker Leone Murphy, APN, the Chair of The Arc of New Jersey's Mainstreaming Medical Care Program, will present valuable information about the COVID vaccines that have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Attendees will also learn the importance of recognizing the typically mild side effects of the vaccine (e.g., headache, muscle soreness, or low-grade fever) and how to manage them.

Posted on: January 6, 2021


Past Webinars

For access to Fact Sheets mentioned in the webinars, check out the Fact Sheets and Flyers section of our website.


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