NJACE Visits the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support

NJACE visited the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support at Saint Joseph’s University on Tuesday, July 9 and met with the Executive Director, Angus Murray, as well as staff from their ASPIRE program. The Kinney Center “educates and trains the autism professionals of tomorrow, while supporting and serving the individuals and families affected by…

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NJACE visits the Vanguard Medical Group

NJACE visited the Vanguard Medical Group in Cranford, NJ and met with Dr. Matthew Giangrante and his team to discuss NJACE goals, to share resources and inquire about team needs. The group was welcoming to ideas of promoting research if they are aware of the studies, sharing resources that can help community members and families…

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SAVE THE DATE: Emerging Topics in Pediatric, Emergency and Critical Care

NJACE and RWJ Barnabas Health Full day conference Purpose:  To discuss hot topics that apply to both pediatric ICU and emergency room nurses SAVE THE DATE: July 30th 8 AM – 4 PM Registration begins at 7.30am East Tower 8th Floor Room 823 Register at the Survey Monkey link below: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3KY3YZC Registration is free for…

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2019 NJACE Annual Research Meeting

TheNew Jersey Autism Center of Excellence hosted its first Annual Research Meeting on June 4th, 2019. The keynote speaker Dr. Alycia Halladay, Chief Science Officer at the Autism Science Foundation, gave a very informative and much needed talk about “What’s hot and what’s not in Autism Research”. Our lunch was catered by Spectrum360s Culinary academy,…

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NJ Association of Black Psychologists on “Understanding ASD”

On June 15, 2019, Dr. Jill Harris, Clinical Liaison for NJACE, led a discussion for the NJ Association of Black Psychologists on “Understanding ASD”. The meeting was held on the Rutgers campus in Piscataway. Topics included racial disparities in diagnosis and access to services, common mental health co-morbidities, ways to adapt  treatment, and neurodiversity. Thank…

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NJACE attends Spectrum360’s Annual Celebration!

NJACE was happy to attend Spectrum360’s Annual Celebration on Thursday, June 13 in West Orange, NJ. Guest speaker was Eileen “Mama Fry” Shaklee, a blogger at Autism with a Side of Fries and mom to a 14 year-old son with autism. The kids put on a grand performance of a few songs from the Lion King…

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NJACE hosts ADOS-2 Clinical and Toddler Training with Rutgers Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology

NJACE, through partnership with the Rutgers Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP), hosted the ADOS-2 Clinical and Toddler Trainings on June 10-12. The trainings are critical to expand the skills of professionals across the state who are able to diagnose individuals on the spectrum and to expand services for families in need of diagnosis.…

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NJACE Launches First Adult Issues Webinar

NJACE is proud to present it’s first ever Adult Issues webinar on Introduction to ASD, Adult Issues. A huge thank you to Amy Gravino and Kerry Magro, self-advocates and brilliant presenters, for launching our first webinar. For more information on the webinar series and to provide input on future topics, please visit our website under…

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NJACE exhibits at The Arc of NJ Annual Event

NJACE, along with Children’s Specialized Hospital, exhibited at the Arc of NJ’s Annual Event with over 300 participants from various disciplines attending the conference. The event provided NJACE a chance to share resources, discuss training opportunities, distribute research flyers and share information about the repository. Overall was a great success! Thank you to the Arc…

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NJACE hosts Parent, Provider and Researcher Focus Groups

NJACE conducted six Focus Groups for Parents, Providers and Researchers to identify gaps in research, training and services across the state for individuals with ASD. The Focus Groups were led by Dr. Sukey Blanc and provided a medium for various stakeholders to come together to share important information pertaining to their experiences, line of work…

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