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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I Care for Me Workshop at Children’s Specialized Hospital – REGISTER TODAY!

Register today for the FREE “I Care for Me” Caregiver Workshop for Parents of Children with Special Health Care Needs on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. Get helpful tips for common caregiver challenges, supportive resources, and lots of fun surprises! Lunch will be served. Registration Deadline: Friday, March 1, 2019

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A New Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services

Adults With Autism to Benefit From New Employment Center at Rutgers The Rutgers University Board of Governors just approved a proposal for a new Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services by GSAAP for RCAAS. “The expansion will enable the program to serve up to 30 participants.” Read more about the new center at the link…

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Eden Autism Princeton Lecture Series – Register Today!

Aging with Autism: Medical and Clinical Approaches for Practical Applications Interested? Fill out this application. Thursday, March 7, 2019 | 9am – 5pm | 8am Registration The College of New Jersey | Education Building – 115 (6) Professional Development Hours & (1.5) BACB Type 2 CEU Credits Aging Well With Autism: Common Medical Comorbidities, Treatment…

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Register for the Developmental Disabilities Spring Lecture Series

The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities: Developmental Disabilities Spring Lecture Series Training topics: Preparing Individuals on the Autism Spectrum for a Life After School Charting the LifeCourse Framework and Tools On the way…But not there yet: Movement, Power and Pride in Supported Employement Clinical Considerations in the Behavior Support Planning for Adults with IDD and…

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Educate Congress about the importance of the Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education and Support (CARES) Act.

Autism CARES Act of 2019 is a critical legislation to continue the interdisciplinary training, research, and system activities necessary for families. Action is needed to engage all members of Congress in a speedy reauthorization before the Autism CARES Act sunsets (expires) in September 2019. Find more information and participate here!

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