NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT — PARENT WORKSHOP: For Children Recently Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Due to requests from many participants, NJACE will be rescheduling the Parent Workshop for the Fall. It will no longer be taking place on June 3rd. Please register at bit.ly/njace-parents-2019 for updates, or reach out to njautismce@gmail.com with any questions.   Notice of Postponement – NJACE Parent Early Diagnoses Brainstorming Event

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NJACE is seeking volunteers with ASD for ADOS-2 Training

The NJ Autism Center of Excellence is sponsoring introductory and advanced training for service providers and researchers on using the ADOS-2, a structured play or interview-based assessment helpful in diagnosing ASD. We are looking for the following volunteers with ASD to take the ADOS-2 Module for training purposes. The volunteers would be compensated with a…

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3rd Annual NJLEND Maternal and Child Health Leadership Symposium

NJACE was pleased to attend the 3rd Annual New Jersey Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (NJLEND) Maternal & Child Health Leadership Symposium, a program of The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities. Very well done! Great job to all the LEND fellows for graduating from this program and thank you to Dr. Paul T. Shattuck…

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Autism Biomarker Paper from NJACE Grantee Makes it to the top 100 in Nature Scientific Reports 2018

Autism biomarker paper from the Rutgers University Sensory Motor Integration Lab makes it to the top 100 most read papers in Nature scientific reports The paper can be found at: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-18902-w

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NJACE participates in Spectrum360 Walk for a Lifetime

NJACE was happy to participate in the Spectrum360 Annual Walk for a Lifetime. The event brought in members of the community for a great cause, raising awareness and funding for individuals with developmental disabilities. NJACE exhibited a booth of resources including research opportunities, free webinar opportunities and brainstorming event information. Thank you to Spectrum360 for…

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Medical and Mental Health Care for Teens and Young Adults with ASD

NJACE attended the Medical and Mental Health Care for Teens and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder Symposium on Tuesday, April 30 at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital. The Autism Symposium was attended by various providers including Pediatricians, Family/Adult Providers, Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Residents and more. Topics included Medical Issues and ASD,…

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NJACE attends FilmAcademy360’s Annual Film Festival!

NJACE was elated to attend Spectrum360’s Film Academy’s Annual Film Festival on April 11, 2019 at Montclair State University’s School of Communication and Media. The students at FilmAcademy360 showcased their work through short clips after briefly introducing their work to the entire audience. The social skills, presentation skills and communication skills displayed by the students…

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NJACE/CSH visits CHOP NJ Transition to Adulthood Comprehensive Care Program (NJTACC)

Aditi Doshi, Training Program Manager NJACE, and Leigh Gorman/Shannon Swope, Social Workers CSH, visited the CHOP New Jersey Transition to Adulthood Comprehensive Care (NJTACC) to learn about their transition program for youth and young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities as they transition to adulthood, personally and medically. Thank you to Stephanie Pratico and Dr. Alyssa Siegel…

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Autism Awareness Day Lunch at RWJMS

A deep thank you to Christine Sanpietro MSN, CPNP-PC,PMHS from Children’s Specialized Hospital for presenting at the RWJMS Autism Awareness Day Lunch on April 9, 2019. The event was co-planned by the Disability Awareness and the Pediatrics Interest Group and NJACE was happy to organize the logistics. Two student interest groups were involved as well as many…

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