First player with autism to get D1 basketball scholarship

Check out this amazing story of Kalin Bennett, the first player with autism to get a D1 basketball scholarship at Kent State. Kalin states, “I want to make an impact not just on the court, but with kids that are struggling with the same things I am,’’ Bennett said. “I want to use this platform to…

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Grateful Bites, an opportunity for differently-abled young adults

NJACE visited this Bakey-Cafe-Restaurant at 42 State Route 12 Flemington, which offers opportunity of training and employment for differently-abled young adults. To get more information you can check their website here, as well as their program Ability2work.  

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Tour of The Arc Mercer Services and Programs

Arc Mercer Invites Everyone to Tour The Arc Mercer Services and Programs on December 6th, from 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM, at 180 Ewingville Rd, Ewing NJ 08638. They have plenty of opportunities in their Day Habilitation, Special Needs Day Program, OTC/SE, along with Extended Employment Opportunities. To get all the detalis click in the link below:…

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Funding Opportunity: Early Screening for Autism Spectrum Disorder (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

The following grant opportunities are intended to promote research in early screening methods for ASD. RFA-MH-19-121 is an R21 (Exploratory/Developmental Grant) RFA-MH-19-120 is an R01 (Research Project Grant) Application Deadline: February 4, 2019

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Children’s Specialized Hospital Professionals Present at Autism Conference

On October 17 and 18, members of the Children’s Specialized Hospital team presented at the 36th Annual Autism Conference at Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center in Atlantic City. Heidi Spiegel, Long Term Care; Adrienne Robertiello, Special Healthcare Educator, Autism; and Christine Sanpietro, APN Educator, presented two 75-minute sessions titled, “Autism and Health Care in 3D for…

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Project SEARCH Two-Day Workshops

Project Search will have a two day technical assistance training Nov 13 and 14th at Middlesex County Votech – East Brunswick Campus. This is perfect for those interested in exploring this amazing opportunity for successful integrated and competitive employment for those with developmental disabilities. There will be no charge for attendance.   To see agenda and…

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Autism Science Foundation – Weekly Podcast

Check out Autism Science Foundation’s Weekly Podcast, linked to a new paper in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders: Autism Scientists’ Reflections on the Opportunities and Challenges of Public Engagement: A Qualitative Analysis. Link to the Podcast Link to the Paper

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