Organization for Autism Research releases new website

Organization for Autism Research just released a new Operation Autism website. The site has updated content on autism, military healthcare, relocations and a searchable, resource directory. Feel free to visit their new website, also added on the NJACE Helpful Organizations page!

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Pre-applications for the lottery for placement on the statewide Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) announced the Division of Housing and Community Resources (DHCR) will be accepting pre-applications for the lottery for placement on the statewide Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program waiting list. Pre-applications to enter the lottery will be accepted from February 4th through February 8th between the hours…

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New Jersey Autism State Plan Amendment: CALL FOR ACTION!

The state intends to seek an amendment to the Medicaid coverage offered to individuals with autism to include “Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) related services for EPSDT (Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment) eligible individuals. Individuals with Autism will have access to a multidisciplinary array of services that are individually planned and coordinated. Services are…

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2019 I Can Bike Program – Riders and Volunteers Needed

iCan Shine is holding their first Annual Sussex County I Can Bike Program at the High Point Regional High School in Sussex, NJ from August 5th – 9th 2019.   The vast majority of people with disabilities never have the experience of independently riding a conventional two-wheel bicycle during their lifetime.  Research shows that over…

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Important Information for SNAP Recipients about your February Benefits

Check the information related to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) for February. It has been rescheduled due to the federal government shutdown. Click on the link below: UPDATED Flyer SNAP Benefits – Federal Shutdown English UPDATED Flyer SNAP Benefits – Federal Shutdown Spanish

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Spectrum of Options Seminar: Preparing Students Across the Spectrum for College, Career & Community

Spectrum360 presents a free series of seminars about topics relevant to individuals with autism, behavioral and related disabilities.  Seminars are given by well-known professionals who are experts in their fields and cover a range of issues affecting various ages and stages of development.  These seminars are open to interested families and professionals in the general community as well…

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2019 Novel Outcome Measures in ASD Request for Applications

The Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) announced its 2019 Novel Outcome Measures in ASD request for applications (RFA). Grants awarded through this RFA are intended to support the development and validation of clinically relevant outcome measures that will sensitively and reliably distinguish treatment effects from placebo response on the core symptoms of ASD (i.e., impairments in…

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Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Developmental Models of Autism Intervention (DMAI) program

The Center for Autism and Early Childhood Mental Health is offering a Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Developmental Models of Autism Intervention (DMAI) program. The program will offer 12 credits for a span of one year. Courses will be delivered in a hybrid format of both in-person and online classes. Register for a session at caecmh@montclair.edu or…

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