Transition to Adulthood Event at CSH

Children’s Specialized Hospital Family Faculty gathered parents and guardians to discuss important issues regarding Transition to Adulthood on Friday, May 24th. Topics ranged from ‘How to prepare for Transition’ from Middle School years, High School years, 18-21 years and 21 and Up to Medical Providers to Community Resources. Thank you to CSH Family Faculty for…

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American Academy of Pediatrics_New Jersey Chapter Annual Conference

The New Jersey American Academy of Pediatrics held its Annual Conference on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at The Palace of Somerset Park. The conference brought in pediatricians, RNs and other providers and NJACE was happy to exhibit at the conference to spread awareness and resources regarding autism research, training and care. Overall, a great turnout…

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Media Covers Eagleton Poll showing that 80% of People in New Jersey know somebody with Autism

“The American Psychiatric Association has already included sensory issues – as part of the criteria for diagnosing Autism, yet the public still perceives Autism as a behavioral problem or mental illness more than they do a disorder of the nervous system.  said Elizabeth Torres, associate professor of Psychology and director of the New Jersey Autism Center of…

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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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