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June 2021

A Look at SCARC’s Day-Hab Re-Opening Plan

A Look at SCARC’s Day-Hab Re-Opening Plan For well over a year, SCARC has been operating on a largely virtual basis, providing high-quality online programming via our Digital Day-Hab. But as the state slowly begins a return to normalcy (albeit
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April 2021

Exceptional Training Creates Extraordinary Employees

Exceptional Training Creates Extraordinary Employees   Here at SCARC, we take staff training very seriously. After all, we are entrusted with the lives of our fellow human beings. Indeed, few roles are more essential to our community than
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March 2021

Everything We Know About the COVID Vaccine for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

Everything We Know About the COVID Vaccine for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities While residents (and staff) in long-term care facilities, such as our group homes here at SCARC, were prioritized in the first phase of the COVID vaccine
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October 2020

Lift Up Their Voices: Helping Individuals with Developmental Disabilities Vote in 2020

Lift Up Their Voices: Helping Individuals with Developmental Disabilities Vote in 2020 Election Day is fast approaching (Tuesday, November 3!) and it’s going to be different in many ways due to COVID. And while some may feel that COVID is
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September 2020

The Effects of COVID-19 on Special Education

The Effects of COVID-19 on Special Education (And What You Can Do About It) As COVID-19 continues to dominate our daily lives in countless ways, we have all been affected in one way or another. But families that include children with special needs
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August 2020

SCARC Family Visits During The Pandemic

As the COVID-19 epidemic continues to create a great deal of uncertainty and unpredictability across the country, we remain cautious in developing and expanding upon our visitation and safety protocols here at SCARC. This is because the health and
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July 2020

Keeping Busy During Coronavirus

Thriving at Home: How Individuals with Developmental Disabilities Can Keep Busy and Stay Engaged All Summer Long Even as New Jersey is slowly reopening, many individuals and families are still practicing social distancing to a great degree. This
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June 2020

Pandemic Management at SCARC

Inside a SCARC Group Home: Life During the COVID-19 Pandemic As states begin to open up, SCARC continues its conservative approach to keeping residents safe throughout the pandemic. While the safety of our residents remains of paramount
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May 2020

Families Vote: The Best Healthcare Professionals in North Jersey for Children with Special Needs

Families Vote: The Best Healthcare Professionals in North Jersey for Children with Special Needs   Plus, tips on finding your own preferred pros   Finding the best possible healthcare professionals for your child is a daunting
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April 2020

Self-Care for Caregivers During the COVID-19 Crisis

Self-Care for Caregivers During the COVID-19 Crisis Individuals with developmental disabilities tend to benefit from the structure and support typically provided by day programs, hired caregivers, and/or family members and friends. These