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…

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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…

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Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Autism Fellowship Grants

Per the announcement: The Council is pleased to offer fellowship grants to postdoctoral and graduate students interested in discovering new approaches to examine the origins, mechanisms, and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Preference will be given to projects judged to have the potential for attracting grant support from federal or other organizations particularly any that…

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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…

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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…

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Online Program – ASD: A Neurobiological Perspective for Multi-disciplinary Practice

The Center for Autism and Early Childhood Mental Health at Montclair State University is hosting an 18 session online program from October 2019 through March 2020 meeting on Mondays from 6-8pm EST through an online platform.  Participants will be provided readings to complete in advance of each sessions See the flyer here

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Eden Autism opens Schalks Crossing Day Center for Adults

Eden Autism opened its new day center for aging adults with autism Thursday August 15, 2019. Schalks Crossing Day Center is for adults transitioning to retirement age, ready for retirement, or have significant medical needs Congratulations Eden Autism on your new Schalks Crossing Day Center! See the press release here

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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…

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Office of Autism Research Coordination: July Meetings Announcement

The Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) is pleased to announce the IACC Workshop: Addressing the Housing Needs of People on the Autism Spectrum on July 23, 2019 and the IACC Full Committee Meeting on July 24, 2019. Both events will be open to the public, will include time for public comments, and will be accessible by live webcast and…

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