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Profectum Promotion – Raising the Bar: Educational Approaches that Go Beyond Labels

Profectum Promotion for Raising the Bar: Educational Approaches that Go Beyond Labels: Register 3 teachers and bring an Administrator for free Register a teacher and send a paraprofessional for free   REGISTER TODAY! From Profectum: What are student behaviors telling us?!!! Two Helpful Conference Workshops An Introduction to the DIR-FCD™ School Model: Understanding the DIR-FCD Model…

Autism Speaks News Roundup

All of this info is per the Autism Speaks Newsletter: October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, a perfect opportunity to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. Read on for helpful tools and resources, personal stories and ways to connect with employers and job…

SPARK’s Pilot Study Finds Genetic Results for 10 Percent of Families

https://sparkforautism.org/discover_article/sparks-pilot-study-finds-genetic-results-for-10-percent-of-families/   From the website: One in ten families that enroll in SPARK get a genetic result, according to analysis of the first 457 families to participate in the project. About 10 percent of participants who have autism have a change in a gene that is strongly linked to autism. Another 3 percent have changes…

The NJ Education Conference Brochure from Profectum Is Here!

Register at https://profectum.org/raising-bar-nj-2019-conference/#1532723985508-e0318038-cf2e See the full brochure here: https://profectum.org/wp-content/uploads/2019-NJ-Ed-Conference-Brochure-v1.pdf From Profectum: Profectum and Celebrate the Children’s first Annual Education Conference, co-sponsored by the New Jersey Center Autism Center of Excellence is bringing together public and private developmental schools and clinical programs from around the country to train other professionals working in the field of education on November 7th and…

2019 Children’s System of Care Youth Conference Registration: Making A Difference

Rutgers, University Behavioral Health Care in collaboration with The New Jersey Department of Children and Families, is hosting a youth-driven conference entitled M.A.D. (Making A Difference).  This conference will include multiple workshops and will include a sensory space available through the entire conference. Please call 732- 235-9287 for registration questions.  Each youth must register using…