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The Arc Report

A monthly series addressing the needs of the disabled, on the 3rd Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m., hosted by Arc representatives Bill Gordon and Lisa Conley.
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The Arc Report
(Apr 15, 2013) Play Dowanload

Host Bill Gordon and cohost Lisa Conley spoke with Lynne Robinson, Executive Director of PAWS for People and her Golden Retriever, Sunny. PAWS for People, which began with 21 owner-pet teams and has now grown to almost 350 therapy teams, is an organization that uses pet therapy to help bring love and affection to individuals. Robinson talked about the different types of animals used in PAWS for People and the types of people they visit--from Autistic children to adults with Alzheimer's Disease.

The Arc Report
(Mar 18, 2013) Play Dowanload

Hosts Lisa Conley and Bill Gordon spoke with Robyn Blanchard, RN, The Arc Gloucester's Agency Nurse about the HealthMeet Project, designed to help indetify health disparities in individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Blanchard discussed what will be checked during the free health assesment and how they can get further treatment if needed.

The Arc Report
(Feb 18, 2013) Play Dowanload

Tara Baresel-Dennen, Assistant Executive Director for the Arc Gloucester, joined host Lisa Conley and co-host Bill Gordon to discuss the relocation of the Arc Gloucester's Paulsboro Adult Training Center from Paulsboro to Gibbstown. Baresel-Dennen explained what is offered at the Arc Gloucester's adult training programs and some of the services they provide. She also talked about the benefits and challenges of moving locations and retention of long-time customers.

The Arc Report
(Jan 21, 2013) Play Dowanload

Lisa Foster, program director of the Arc Gloucester's Family Intervention Program joined host Bill Gordon to discuss the Family Intervention Program and some of the services they provide. Whether sanctioned by the court, or there on their own mandate, the Family Intervention Program aims to help families function healthily function. Foster also discussed their Pregnant Pause program, a service that helps mothers have healthy pregnancies. For more information, visit www.thearcgloucester.org.

The Arc Report
(Dec 17, 2012) Play Dowanload

Troy Memis and his daughter Kayla of Harrison Township's TOP Soccer joined host Bill Gordon and co-host Lisa Conley to discuss the soccer program they developed in their town. TOP Soccer, a program for children to disabilities, in it's first season started out with 22 players and grew to 38 players, 50 volunteer "buddies" and 8 coaches. Kayla discussed the importance of the buddies and how they are assigned to each player to help guide them throughout the game.

The Arc Report
(Nov 19, 2012) Play Dowanload

Leona Mather, Director of the Gloucester County Division of Disability joined host Lisa Conley and co-host Bill Gordon to discuss emergency management. Mather spoke about the impact of Hurricane Sandy in our area and how her office prepares for emergencies. Mather also discussed what people should do before an emergency, including making sure you have a shelter and enough medication.

The Arc Report
(Oct 15, 2012) Play Dowanload

Carrie Ruffin, Director of Southern Regional Services for the Family Resource Network, an agency that serves individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, joined host Bill Gordon and cohost Lisa Conley to discuss the services provided as well as Autism Family Services and how they serve individuals and their families.

The Arc Report
(Sep 17, 2012) Play Dowanload

June Bretz, executive director of the volunteer center of Gloucester County, joined hosts Bill Gordon and Lisa Conley to discuss the changes in the volunteer center and various programs the volunteer center does. Bretz also explained how the center matches volunteers to various volunteer groups. Finally, Bretz promoted upcoming events including a free event about how to get males involved in community service and a harvest social happy hour.

The Arc Report
(Aug 20, 2012) Play Dowanload

Host, Lisa Conley, and cohost, Bill Gordon, talked with Dan Dalton, former Secretary of State to discuss the 40th Aniversary of the Bill Dalton Golf Tournament. Dalton shared the story behind the golf tournament's inception. Dalton also spoke about his father's passion for giving back to the community. Finally, Dalton shared the specifics of this year's tournament.

The Arc Report
(Jul 16, 2012) Play Dowanload

Jill Mansor, owner of Raise Your Dreams Horse Farm, and Timmy Osbourne, a worker at the farm, joined hosts Lisa Conley and Bill Gordon to talk about the horse farm. Mansor, who began riding horses after college, opened Raise Your Dreams horse farm in 2002. Mansor spoke of the benefits of equine therapy on the children who come to the farm. Later, Timmy shared his responsibilities he has on the farm as well as his future dreams.

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