Norwalk organization connects developmentally disabled to meaningful employment

NORWALK — Before securing a position at a Charkit, a chemical company in SoNo, Artie St. Armand spent most of his days watching television.

He’d held a few odd jobs before the chemical company, cleaning tables at a local beach club and occasionally working on a housekeeping team at Star Inc. Lighting the Way, a Norwalk organization that supports people living with intellectual and developmental disabilities. But Charkit was a big leap for the 37-year-old. It would be the first job he’d take on with a long list of responsibilities, something that concerned his mother, Tina St. Armand…

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