Pre-applications for the lottery for placement on the statewide Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) announced the Division of Housing and Community Resources (DHCR) will be accepting pre-applications for the lottery for placement on the statewide Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program waiting list. Pre-applications to enter the lottery will be accepted from February 4th through February 8th between the hours…

New Jersey Autism State Plan Amendment: CALL FOR ACTION!

The state intends to seek an amendment to the Medicaid coverage offered to individuals with autism to include “Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) related services for EPSDT (Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment) eligible individuals. Individuals with Autism will have access to a multidisciplinary array of services that are individually planned and coordinated. Services are…

Spectrum of Options Seminar: Preparing Students Across the Spectrum for College, Career & Community

Spectrum360 presents a free series of seminars about topics relevant to individuals with autism, behavioral and related disabilities.  Seminars are given by well-known professionals who are experts in their fields and cover a range of issues affecting various ages and stages of development.  These seminars are open to interested families and professionals in the general community as well…

2019 Novel Outcome Measures in ASD Request for Applications

The Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) announced its 2019 Novel Outcome Measures in ASD request for applications (RFA). Grants awarded through this RFA are intended to support the development and validation of clinically relevant outcome measures that will sensitively and reliably distinguish treatment effects from placebo response on the core symptoms of ASD (i.e., impairments in…