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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NJACE Announces the Second Faculty Scholarship Opportunity!

The New Jersey Autism Center of Excellence (NJACE) is pleased to offer the second NJACE Faculty Scholarship, sponsored by the NJ Governor’s Council for Medical Research and Treatment of Autism. The scholarship is a 1-year funding opportunity for faculty to enhance or develop course or curricular materials that address autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The goal…

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ASPEN Annual Conference 2019

NJACE exhibited at ASPEN’s Annual Conference on Sunday, April 7, 2019. The spring conference brought keynote speakers, Barbara Bissonette and Nick Dubin, Psy.D., and focused on transition topics for adolescents and adults with IDDs. The breakout sessions included various important topics that individuals, parents and guardians could attend to share their experiences and learn from others who…

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Autism in Love: A Red Carpet Event!

The NJACE was happy to participate and exhibit in Hackensack Meridian Health, K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital, Jersey Shore University Medical Center’s Autism in Love event, an evening event for teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The event was held at the HOPE Tower’s John K. Lloyd Amphitheatre and brought in community members including youth on the spectrum,…

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Developmental Disabilities Lecture Series 2019

NJACE attended the Preparing Individuals on the Autism Spectrum for a Life After School Lecture Series on 4/4/2019 at the APA Hotel in Woodbridge, NJ. For more information on the Lecture Series, please visit: https://rwjms.rutgers.edu/boggscenter/dd_lecture/sessions.html Cathy Pratt, PhD, BCBA | Director Indiana Resource Center for Autism at Indiana University presented on the topic and was well…

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Join NJACE in embracing World Autism Awareness Day!

Today, April 2, 2019, NJACE embraces World Autism Awareness Day by wearing blue to spread awareness and love to communities around the world helping to serve and improve the lives of individuals with autism across the lifespan. The NJACE is funded in part by The New Jersey Governor’s Council for Medical Research and Treatment of…

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April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day so join NJACE to spread awareness!

Hello fellow community members and friends, The New Jersey Autism Center of Excellence (NJACE) team would like to take a moment and recognize the month of April as Autism Awareness Month. Tuesday, April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day. Join us in raising awareness about autism throughout the world by wearing blue!

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NJACE Announces Adult Issues Webinar Series: Register Today!

The New Jersey Autism Center of Excellence (NJACE) is a statewide innovative, comprehensive and collaborative network to promote quality research, professional training and build public awareness aimed to improve the lives of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) across the lifespan. This Adult Issues Webinar Series will address various topics impacting adults with ASD. The…

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College Tour: Career & Community Studies Program Tour – Mercer County TCNJ

The NJACE team participated in a tour and information session of the Career & Community Studies Program at The College of New Jersey on Thursday, March 21, 2019. “The Career & Community Studies Program is a college-based, liberal studies program designed to prepare students with a disability (ages 18-25) for adult life through academics, career discovery…

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