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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SHA report to improve the supportive housing system for people with I/DD

Individuals with developmental disabilities and their families, along with housing developers, service providers, legislators, regulators, and other government partners, have redefined community living for people with special needs.  There is an increased demand for individually designed supports integrated in to the mainstream of every community SHA conducted nationwide research to survey which best practices will…

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NJCDD funding opportunity increasing competitive employment for people with I/DD

From the original post: In accordance with goals outlined in the New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities’ (NJCDD) 5-Year Plan for 2017-2021, the NJCDD is currently accepting proposals in Innovative Initiatives to Increase Meaningful Competitive Employment for individuals with developmental disabilities.  Interested entities must submit a full project proposal for funding consideration. In order to be considered,…

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Register for INSAR Institute 2019 webinar series!

The International Society for Autism Research (INSAR)’s “Understanding Heterogeneity in Autism Research and Clinical Practice: A Multidisciplinary Approach.” webinar series is approaching: a series of six free weekly interactive seminars designed for early-career researchers interested in autism. From their registration site From June 13th through July 25th, we will host a live webinar session during which participants…

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Simons Foundation Announces Bridge to Independence Award for Autism Researchers

SFARI is invested in supporting the next generation of top autism researchers. The Bridge to Independence Award program promotes talented early-career scientists by facilitating their transition to research independence and providing grant funding at the start of their professorships at a U.S. or Canadian research institution.   see more here: https://www.sfari.org/grant/bridge-to-independence-award-request-for-applications/?tab=rfa  

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 Autism biomarker paper from the Rutgers University Sensory Motor Integration Lab makes it to the top 100 most read papers in Nature scientific reports

 Autism biomarker paper from the Rutgers University Sensory Motor Integration Lab makes it to the top 100 most read papers in Nature scientific reports The paper can be found at: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-18902-w

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