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NJACE attends FilmAcademy360’s Annual Film Festival!

NJACE was elated to attend Spectrum360’s Film Academy’s Annual Film Festival on April 11, 2019 at Montclair State University’s School of Communication and Media. The students at FilmAcademy360 showcased their work through short clips after briefly introducing their work to the entire audience. The social skills, presentation skills and communication skills displayed by the students…

NJACE/CSH visits CHOP NJ Transition to Adulthood Comprehensive Care Program (NJTACC)

Aditi Doshi, Training Program Manager NJACE, and Leigh Gorman/Shannon Swope, Social Workers CSH, visited the CHOP New Jersey Transition to Adulthood Comprehensive Care (NJTACC) to learn about their transition program for youth and young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities as they transition to adulthood, personally and medically. Thank you to Stephanie Pratico and Dr. Alyssa Siegel…

Autism Awareness Day Lunch at RWJMS

A deep thank you to Christine Sanpietro MSN, CPNP-PC,PMHS from Children’s Specialized Hospital for presenting at the RWJMS Autism Awareness Day Lunch on April 9, 2019. The event was co-planned by the Disability Awareness and the Pediatrics Interest Group and NJACE was happy to organize the logistics. Two student interest groups were involved as well as many…

ASPEN Annual Conference 2019

NJACE exhibited at ASPEN’s Annual Conference on Sunday, April 7, 2019. The spring conference brought keynote speakers, Barbara Bissonette and Nick Dubin, Psy.D., and focused on transition topics for adolescents and adults with IDDs. The breakout sessions included various important topics that individuals, parents and guardians could attend to share their experiences and learn from others who…

Autism in Love: A Red Carpet Event!

The NJACE was happy to participate and exhibit in Hackensack Meridian Health, K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital, Jersey Shore University Medical Center’s Autism in Love event, an evening event for teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The event was held at the HOPE Tower’s John K. Lloyd Amphitheatre and brought in community members including youth on the spectrum,…

Developmental Disabilities Lecture Series 2019

NJACE attended the Preparing Individuals on the Autism Spectrum for a Life After School Lecture Series on 4/4/2019 at the APA Hotel in Woodbridge, NJ. For more information on the Lecture Series, please visit: https://rwjms.rutgers.edu/boggscenter/dd_lecture/sessions.html Cathy Pratt, PhD, BCBA | Director Indiana Resource Center for Autism at Indiana University presented on the topic and was well…

NJACE Announces Adult Issues Webinar Series: Register Today!

The New Jersey Autism Center of Excellence (NJACE) is a statewide innovative, comprehensive and collaborative network to promote quality research, professional training and build public awareness aimed to improve the lives of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) across the lifespan. This Adult Issues Webinar Series will address various topics impacting adults with ASD. The…