“When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” When The Arc of Burlington County was notified late last May that as of the end of June, our 30 year old infant and toddler program in Hainesport, NJ, for children with disabilities would no longer be funded and have to close, we scrambled to relocate…Read More


           Ten-Fifteen Deacon Road has been pretty busy these days. Home to our Seniors Adult Day Program and our newly-renovated Adult Day Program (formerly in Delran), the entire site --- buildings and driveway --- had fallen into disrepair over the years due to budget constraints. But last year…Read More

  3. Support Activities

    Support Activities encompass a variety of activities that can change monthly. If you're interested in receiving a monthly calendar or upcoming social activities, email Ben Cortes at benc@arcofburlington.org or call and leave a message at 856-759-6558.  …Read More

  4. Meet Marion Goodman

    Marion Goodman has worked at the WalMart store in Burlington for 15 years! She works three, five hour days each week and has a really busy schedule when she’s there. She’s responsible for trash pickup throughout the store, which is a LOT of emptying in the SuperCenter store of about 180,000 squa…Read More

  5. The Dignity of Risk

    In the field of care of developmentally disabled people, there is a very important concept that comes into play on a daily basis. This concept is important to remember on a small scale, as well as a larger scale in the lives of the developmentally disabled. We are talking about “dignity of risk.…Read More


    Donna Lande is always moving, or so it seems at least. She’s another Arc person with a long, successful employment history --- and who shows no signs of letting up. Donna started working in the cafeteria of what was then Burlington Memorial Hospital in Mt. Holly in July of 2001. Initially it was t…Read More

  7. Common Financial Mistakes Parents of Children with Special Needs Make Part 2

    If you have a child with special needs, it's important to have a financial plan in place for their future. When it comes to finances, parents of children with special needs have many obstacles to face. Planning for your child's financial future is difficult enough as it is, but when your child has a…Read More

  8. Tips for Enhancing Social Skills in People with Special Needs Part 3

    Whether your loved one with special needs is a child or an adult, socialization is important. If you are a parent or caregiver of a child or adult with special needs, then you are probably all too familiar with the social difficulties many people with developmental disabilities struggle with. Howeve…Read More