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The Coming Care Crisis as Kids With Autism Grow Up

About one in every 59 children is diagnosed with autism, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, up from one in every 150 in 2000. About half a million people on the autism spectrum will legally become adults over the next decade, a swelling tide for which the country is unprepared. Check the following article covering this…

Facing the Future 27th Annual Conference: Playbook for Employment Gold

Register for the Facing the Future 27th Annual Conference: Playbook for Employment Gold. A conference for professionals highlighting best practices in supporting people with disabilities in career planning,  on March 22, 2019, Hyatt Regency New Brunswick. Keynote presentation by Mike Schlappi 27 Dynamic Workshops on topics including transition, support strategies, job coaching, job development, policy,…

Educate Congress about the importance of the Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education and Support (CARES) Act.

Autism CARES Act of 2019 is a critical legislation to continue the interdisciplinary training, research, and system activities necessary for families. Action is needed to engage all members of Congress in a speedy reauthorization before the Autism CARES Act sunsets (expires) in September 2019. Find more information and participate here!

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…