NJACE teams up with EDEN at Princeton

This morning the NJACE team visited EDEN Autism Services, where we had a fruitful discussion of treatment, breaking barriers, and enhancing quality of life. From integrating new technology with treatment to reassessing transition priorities at different stages of life, innovative ideas flowed across clinicians, researchers, and service providers. EDEN has also become the first program…

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NJACE Director’s Letter of Support for Medicaid Amendment

Dr. Elizabeth B. Torres, the Director of NJACE, wrote a letter of support for the amendment to The New Jersey Medicaid (Title XIX) State Plan, that will include Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) related services for EPSDT (Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment) eligible individuals. To read her comments click here

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NJACE announces first Faculty Scholarship award

The NJACE is thrilled to award the first NJACE Faculty Scholarship for Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinical Course Development, sponsored by the NJ Governor’s Council for Medical Research and Treatment of Autism. The Scholarship goes to Dr. Sallie Porter, Rutgers School of Nursing, to develop multiple modules for undergraduate and graduate level course content to develop…

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Anxiety and Trauma in Autism Conference

NJACE co-sponsored the Anxiety and Trauma in Autism POAC Conference on Friday, January 4, 2019. The event was very well received with over 80 participants. Dr. Bobbie Gallagher spoke on various anxiety and trauma related topics, tying in neuroscience and research projects into the lecture. Around 25% of the attendees were BCBAs, who will take…

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Happy New Year from the NJACE team!

The NJACE team wishes you and your loved ones a very Happy New Year! We are excited for what 2019 will bring in terms of improving the lives of those individuals with ASD and helping to increase research, training and services for this cause. Thank you for all your continued support and feel free to…

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MUJC-DLC Fall Transition Fair

NJACE exhibited at the Morris-Union Jointure Commission and Developmental Learning Centers Fall Transition Fair on November 27, 2018. The event brought parents with children with special needs and helped network with us and among themselves. For more information regarding their Spring Transition Fair, keep scanning our website in the next few months for more details!

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A new Frontier: Autism Sensory-Motor Research:

According to The Journal of Frontiers in Neuroscience, a high impact peer-reviewed, open access platform to communicate scientific facts, over 1/2 million people worldwide are interested in learning more about sensory-motor differences in Autism. The NJACE PI Torres spearheaded the effort in 2012: With 38 articles and 91 authors, including self-advocates and parents, this Research…

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NJACE Faculty Scholarship Award (due Nov. 16th)

The NJ Autism Center of Excellence is proud to offer the NJACE Faculty Scholarship Award, sponsored by the Governor’s Council for Medical Research and Treatment of Autism award in the amount of $10,000. The goal of the award is to expand the pool of health/allied health professional students trained to provide effective services to people…

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