The Arc Featured On WMEX

A few weeks ago, Leo Sarkissian, our Executive Director, spoke with Joe Shortsleeve and Diana McNamara on their WMEX show, Shortsleeve and Mac. They discussed the history of The Arc and what we’re up to now.  Listen to the full interview below.

The Arc of Massachusetts Featured on WBZ-Boston

“Last week, I had the pleasure of talking to Lisa Hughes of WBZ-TV 4 and seeing Ted Wong’s family again, mom Corine Burke, Ted’s father Fred and stepfather Mike.  Ted has excelled at Walmart.  A job coach supports Ted there through Lifeworks, an affiliate of The Arc.  Lisa had a good grasp on disability as was demonstrated through the video clip that night  and in her introduction of the interview on the 5pm news.   The clip was repeated twice, once later that night on TV 38.  With her help, we advanced the public’s understanding on the workplace contributions that individuals with disabilities make.” Continue reading