Events

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  • Paint It BlueClaws

    Paint It BlueClaws

    Submit Drawings by Friday, April 10 at 5:00 pm
    With kids shut inside due to the current pandemic, we have put together a special Paint It BlueClaws art contest to help drive those creative flames!

  • Webinar: Preparing For Next Steps While Still in School

    Webinar: Preparing For Next Steps While Still in School

    Each year, multitudes of students prepare to leave school in search of the perfect job, place to live, relationships, and lifestyle. Join us as we discuss how to tackle a transition plan and what steps you can take to make sure that your child is ready to transition into adult life.

  • Addressing Special Education During COVID-19 Pandemic

    Addressing Special Education During COVID-19 Pandemic

    Join Disability Rights NJ Staff Attorneys, Robert Robinson and Andrea Parente, and Mike Marotta, DRNJ Assistive Technology Expert, as they provide important information about addressing special education concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Recovery LIVE! Providing Digital Peer Recovery Support Services

    Recovery LIVE! Providing Digital Peer Recovery Support Services

    SAMHSA’s Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategy (BRSS TACS) invites you to join national experts in a conversation about providing digital peer recovery support services for people with mental illness and substance use disorders.

  • POAC: Autism Music Classes

    POAC: Autism Music Classes

    Please join us for some great online music classes with Mr. Jim of Key of Awesome Music! Mr. Jim will be doing some silly vocal warm-ups and we can all participate with singing and even participating with some simple percussion play. We will be focusing on songs about friendship and what the lyrics mean to us all.

  • FRN Connect: Get FIT

    FRN Connect: Get FIT

    ***This webinar is being held FREE of charge***
    Each class will feature a certified trainer and a model participant to demonstrate each exercise. We will focus on improving muscle building, full-body flexibility, balance, motor skills, and mobility through these fun exercises.

  • NJ Connect Family Support Group

    NJ Connect Family Support Group

    Every Monday & Thursday, 6:30-7:30 pm
    Virtual support group sessions for family members supporting a loved one with substance abuse disorder.

  • POAC: Friday Fun with Mr. Scott the Music Man

    POAC: Friday Fun with Mr. Scott the Music Man

    Join POAC and Mr. Scott the Music Man for a half hour of music, movement, fun, and your garden variety silliness. Let's kick off the weekend the right way. It's all live at 2:30 on Fridays on POAC's Facebook page.

  • FRN Connect: Understanding COVID

    FRN Connect: Understanding COVID

    Supporting youth with autism and other developmental disabilities can be tough during this difficult time. Please join our BCBA for information about how to answer your children's questions about the Coronavirus. We will be focusing on information that is easy to understand and will provide visuals to use with your children.

  • Mindful@Home Free Guided Meditations

    [email protected] Free Guided Meditations

    [email protected], a series of free guided meditations from some of our favorite mindfulness teachers. Tune in on Facebook  every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 3 p.m. ET for live guided meditations

  • Virtual Karate lesson for Children with Special Needs

    Virtual Karate lesson for Children with Special Needs

    During this pandemic, Special Dragons Karate is not meeting with our children with special needs directly. View virtual special needs karate lessons via Facebook. We meet online every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday at 6:00 pm.

  • NAMI VIRTUAL Family Support Group

    NAMI VIRTUAL Family Support Group

    Tuesdays at 12 pm & Wednesdays at 7 pm
    Register for an online support group. NAMI Family Support Group is a 60-minute support group for adult friends and family members (18+) of people with mental health conditions. Participants gain support from peers who understand their experience and gain insight into others’ challenges and successes.

  • FRN Connect: Yoga

    FRN Connect: Yoga

    A gentle yoga sequence led by a certified yoga instructor that will improve breathing patters and release stored tension in the body. Postures will be performed in a seated position, kneeling and reclined, there will be no standing sequences. We will have Chair Yoga on 4/21 as an alternative for those with mobility concerns.

  • POAC: Virtual Yoga for Autism Families

    POAC: Virtual Yoga for Autism Families

    Join us for 30 minutes of stretching and relaxation with Virtual Yoga for the whole family. You don’t need any past experience or any special equipment.

  • IFSS Weekly Virtual Support Group

    IFSS Weekly Virtual Support Group

    MHANJ’s IFSS in Union County offers a weekly support group for family members of people who have a mental health disorder. The group is open to all. Join in by Zoom or phone.

  • Transition into I/DD Adult Services Virtual Workshop

    Transition into I/DD Adult Services Virtual Workshop

    You are invited to virtually connect in learning about services available to young adults with disabilities who are in the transitioning stage of graduation and "aging out" of the youth system and into the adult world. Join us in our Question & Answer Panel where you can have all of your questions answered about Support Coordination, DDD and DVRS services. PRESENTED BY: The Division of Developmental Disabilities, Values Into Action NJ, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services.

  • Recovery LIVE! Peer Support Workers across the Continuum of Crisis Services

    Recovery LIVE! Peer Support Workers across the Continuum of Crisis Services

    This event will focus on peer-run respite programs, warm lines, and peer support services within hospital emergency departments. Presentations will cover program models and their successes, as well as best and promising practices for implementation.

  • Transition into I/DD Adult Services Virtual Workshop

    Transition into I/DD Adult Services Virtual Workshop

    You are invited to virtually connect in learning about services available to young adults with disabilities who are in the transitioning stage of graduation and "aging out" of the youth system and into the adult world. Join us in our Question & Answer Panel where you can have all of your questions answered about Support Coordination, DDD and DVRS services. PRESENTED BY: The Division of Developmental Disabilities, Values Into Action NJ, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services.

  • Parenting the Anxious Child

    Parenting the Anxious Child

    Anxiety Disorders are among the most common childhood mental health struggles.  Understanding the context of anxiety in the family system provides a unique opportunity for parents to effectively help their children through their own behavioral changes. This webinar will provide parents with an understanding of anxiety in children and adolescents and explore ways in which they may help their children to thrive.

  • Families Talk - We Want to Hear From You

    Families Talk - We Want to Hear From You

    Join SPAN Parent Advocacy Network for open and honest conversations about how families are handling the challenges of COVID-19. You can follow the link below to join from an electronic device, or call1-929-205-6099 and enter Meeting ID 209 987 2673

  • Step Up for The Arc 5k Run, Fun Walk & Doggy Dash

    Step Up for The Arc 5k Run, Fun Walk & Doggy Dash

    The Arc of Union County will host their annual Step Up For The Arc 5K Run/Fun Walk/Doggy Dash on Saturday, May 9th, at Oak Ridge Park in Clark, NJ.
  • Ride and Stride for Autism

    Ride and Stride for Autism

    For the Ride's 20th Anniversary, we are excited to announce the addition of a 5K Fun Walk/Run! The Ride for Autism is now officially the Ride & Stride for Autism.