December 2017

Group Homes for Adults with Developmental Disabilities at SCARC

When an individual and their family are exploring the residential option of a group home, there are many questions and concerns: For the individual, there may be questions such as - What will it be like living there? Will my life completely
November 2017

Supporting Individuals with Developmental Disabilities and Their Families

The SCARC Foundation’s Annual Appeal As temperatures fall into the crisp and chilly category and the leaves of autumn become prey for the blasts of leaf blowers, we find ourselves at the time of year when we are called on to count our
November 2017

Direct Support Professionals: A New Title for a Changing Profession

Caregiver - it’s a word we use for people who provide care for our children, our elderly, and until recently people with developmental disabilities.  It’s a term that seems fitting to the world because individuals with developmental
November 2017

SCARC Celebrates Milestones in Serving Individuals with Developmental Disabilities in Sussex County

As SCARC celebrates its sixtieth anniversary this year, Richard C. Lecher, Ph.D. is also being recognized for his forty-five years as President and CEO of the organization.  When asked of what accomplishment he is most proud, Dr. Lecher waves the
October 2017

Coming to Terms with Change

An overview of recent changes in the New Jersey service systems for individuals with developmental disabilities   The systems that serve individuals with developmental disabilities in New Jersey have been undergoing many changes in recent