COMING SOON: Autism in Love!

On Thursday, April 4, 2019 the K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital will host the red carpet event – Autism in Love Completing the Puzzle, to kick off Autism Awareness Month. We ask that you share this with the appropriate special education students’ family. The evening event for teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder will feature speakers Dave…

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Life in High School and Beyond Conference & Resource Expo

Life in High School and Beyond Conference & Resource Expo Information on Learning Disabilities, Attentions Issues, and Related Disorders Saturday, May 11, 2019     The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) Full brochure and mail-in registration at www.LDANJ.org-Events. Credit card registration www.LDANJspring2019.eventbrite.com.  Early registration by May 1:  Students $25, Members $25, Non-members $50.  Questions? 732-645-2738 or info@LDANJ.org.  …

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PerformCare is Now Accepting Requests for Summer Camp Financial Assistance

PerformCare is now accepting requests from families for financial assistance toward the 2019 summer camp session. Requests MUST be postmarked or received by PerformCare no later than April 30, 2019.   Please note: Individuals 21 years of age and older are served by The Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD). Information on summer camp assistance through DDD…

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Spectrum360 Walk for a Lifetime!

Come join Spectrum360 in their community event, Walk for a Lifetime, on Sunday, May 5 at Verona Park. Please see the following to register: Walk for a Lifetime 2019 Spectrum360’s Walk for a Lifetime brings together families, friends, staff, alumni, and community sponsors to show their support to the students and adults who attend Spectrum360.…

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The Arc of NJ College Program Tours

The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute invites you and your student to tour the different college programs offered throughout the state for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Adult Center for Transition (ACT) at Rowan College in Gloucester County Date: Friday, February 22 Time: 11 am Join The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute…

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The Coming Care Crisis as Kids With Autism Grow Up

About one in every 59 children is diagnosed with autism, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, up from one in every 150 in 2000. About half a million people on the autism spectrum will legally become adults over the next decade, a swelling tide for which the country is unprepared. Check the following article covering this…

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4th Annual Rockin’ for Autism Music Festival

On behalf of Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr and the Rockin for Autism team, come join the 4th Annual Rockin’ for Autism music festival on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at La Grande Park in Fanwood from 11am – 6pm. The event will support Autism Awareness Month and the opening day of Scotch Plains Fanwood Baseball (SPFBL).

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Facing the Future 27th Annual Conference: Playbook for Employment Gold

Register for the Facing the Future 27th Annual Conference: Playbook for Employment Gold. A conference for professionals highlighting best practices in supporting people with disabilities in career planning,  on March 22, 2019, Hyatt Regency New Brunswick. Keynote presentation by Mike Schlappi 27 Dynamic Workshops on topics including transition, support strategies, job coaching, job development, policy,…

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