Remembering Judy Zacek (1937-2021)

The Arc of Massachusetts is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Judy Zacek, our former Community Relations Manager. Prior to her retirement in March 2020, Judy served in this role at The Arc for 16 years, and also served as the Administrator for Advocates for Autism of Massachusetts (AFAM) from their inception in 2004. Continue reading

Pathways to Friendship: COVID-19: A Friendship Lesson from the Pandemic: Those People Who Were Supported In Smaller Customized Settings Stayed Better Connected Than Those People In Congregate Settings

Ten months into the COVID-19 pandemic many lessons have been learned on how to live in these most challenging of times. At the same time, we should remember how quickly we adapted to these challenges. Consider how quickly we discovered how to keep in touch with the people most important to us, without physically being with them. Continue reading