Designated Support Person “Essential” to patient care for people with disabilities

    The NJ Department of Heath (DOH) issued the hospital visitation policy for people with disabilities effective April 25, 2020. NJCDD collaborated with the Governor’s Office, DHS and DOH to advocate for this important policy. NJCDD thanks our advocacy partners for listening to the collective voices of family members.

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State of NJ COVID-19 Jobs and Hiring Portal

The State of New Jersey has developed a centralized resource to match talent with opportunities in industries on the front lines of serving New Jerseyans during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Did you lose your job or have your hours reduced as a result of COVID-19? Businesses across New Jersey need thousands of workers for immediate…

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Boggs Center Developmental Disabilities Lecture Series Update

From the Boggs Center: COVID-19 Update Developmental Disabilities Lecture Series Due to Coronavirus concerns, the Spring 2020 Developmental Disabilities Lecture Series has been moved online to a Webinar platform and will not be held in-person. To access the Webinars, you must register in advance on the GoToWebinar web site using the links below. Spring 2020 Sessions Friday,…

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Rutgers Pilot Propranolol Study Recruitment

Please see the attached flyers for A Pilot/Feasibility Study of the Use of High Dose Propranolol to Treat Severe and Chronic Challenging Behaviors in Adolescents and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders   Recruitment letter to physicians Advertisement Flyer Parent / Legal Guardian Consent Information Research Protocol   Please see their contact info below: Office Number: 732-235-7169…

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Message from Department of Disability Services

  From Department of Human Services: Division of Disability Services   Dear DDS Constituents and Stakeholders: Tomorrow, November 16, 2019, is National Information and Referral Services Day! What are Information and Referral (I&R) services? I&R is the art, science, and practice of bringing people and services together. It’s about spreading awareness of existing services, but, more…

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