ARC of Rockland | 25 Hemlock Drive | Congers, NY | 10920 | 845-267-2500

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ARC of Rockland, along with 4 other ARCs in the region, is beginning to roll out an exciting new initiative.  We will be involved in a pilot project offering people we support an opportunity to benefit from enhanced care coordination. For those individuals participating in the pilot a registered nurse will become a part of the person’s team to assist in accessing and coordinating services, including medical services.  There will be no changes to the existing supports that the person receives, and the service coordinator /case manager will remain the same. This new service will be an additional resource.

The pilot project is managed by Partners Health Plan, Inc. (PHP) which is jointly governed by five ARC chapters (Suffolk, Nassau, New York City, Rockland and Westchester). Pictured at left, ARC staffers receive information about PHP.

If you have any questions about this initiative, please call Jane Zemon at (845) 267-2500 x3144 or Susan Wallach at (845) 267-2500 x3051.

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Rough Riders

Prime Time Upper School Teaching Assistant Dana Appelbaum, left, with Nico Boffoli at Rye Playland. The warm weather gives students the chance to hone socialization and communication skills while enjoying some traditional summertime activities.

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Gearing Up for A Taste of Rockland

Emily Fusco, left, and Caridad Castillo collate invitations to A Taste of Rockland, ARC of Rockand's premiere fundraiser to take place September 22, 2014 at the Hilton Pearl River. The event features signature dishes by the area's top restaurants. For information, please contact Barbara Carlucci at 845.267.2500.

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Home Run for ARC

ARC of Rockland is the proud recipient of proceeds from the New City Little League All Star Tournament. Harold Peterson (in suit and tie), President of the ARC of Rockland Foundation Board of Directors, is pictured here with the Suffern team,  winners of the the tournament. ARC thanks all of the players, coaches, families and supporters for their long time commitment to helping ARC create a lifetime of abilities for people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities.

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In the News

ARC's  Prime Time Upper School received a visit from News 12 today. Reporter John Goff interviewed Gianluca Di Muccio, Curriculum Coordinator. Watch for the segment which may appear tonight at 6.

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ARC of Rockland in the News:

 ARC of Rockland planning to expand eWorks

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At Hopper House

Members of ARC's Art in Motion group studied the current exhibition at the Edward Hopper House in Nyack. Artist Melanie Rothschild's  Paint & Air. will be on display  through August 17.

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ARC Welcomes Gianluca Di Muccio

Gianluca Di Muccio of Tarrytown, NY, has been named Curriculum Coordinator for ARC of Rockland’s  Prime Time Upper School.  He earned a Master’s Degree in Special Education from the City College of New York, an Advanced Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) from Hunter College and an Advanced Certificate in School Building Leadership from SUNY New Paltz. Of the Prime Time Upper School, Mr. Di Muccio says, “I walked into a program that is extremely effective. I see my role as helping the school continue to succeed and grow.” In upcoming months, a pre-vocational center will be established in the Upper School with the goal of giving students experience in work-related skills necessary for future employment. To learn more about the Upper School for students ages 5-21 with autism spectrum disorders, please call 845.639.2425.