The Current: Awards and Honors

Dr. Sallie Porter is featured in The Current for receiving the first Faculty Scholarship Award presented by the NJACE. See below for blurb from The Current: Awards & Honors Sallie Porter, associate professor, Division of Advanced Nursing Practice, School of Nursing, and nursing discipline coordinator, New Jersey Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disorders, the…

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Morris-Union Jointure Commission Developmental Learning Center Spring Transition Fair

The NJACE team exhibited at the Morris-Union Jointure Commission Developmental Learning Center Spring Transition Fair on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, alongside partner Children’s Specialized Hospital. The fair had vendors from the state providing a wealth of information for families from DDD to Recreation to Healthcare and more. Additionally, Officer Robert Clapp spoke regarding the importance of…

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Eden Autism’s 25th Princeton Lecture Series

NJACE attended Eden Autism’s 25th Princeton Lecture Series on Aging with Autism. The presentations focused on what individuals with ASD face as they age into their older years all the way until retirement and beyond. Presentations and handouts are now available to download and print! Aging Well With Autism: Common Medical Comorbidities, Treatment and Prevention, and Understanding the Evidence…

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Perspectives: Supporting the Health Care Transition from Pediatric to Adult Primary Care for Youth with ASD

Please join NJACE in thanking Shayleigh Dickson, MSN, APN, CPNP-AC from Children’s Specialized Hospital in publishing an article in the Winter edition of the NJAFP Perspectives Article on Supporting the Health Care Transition from Pediatric to Adult Primary Care for Youth with ASD Please take a look at the article starting page 10 on the link…

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“Transition and Employment for People with Autism”

NJACE hosted a Brainstorming Workshop on March 4th, focused on connecting the community with a focus on next steps for adults with autism after graduating high school – specifically, what resources and employment opportunities are available, and how to gain access to them. We created a fruitful discussion regarding what steps to take and what…

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NJACE Visits the Kessler Foundation

NJACE is building bridges with a diverse group of networks across New Jersey to broaden our understanding of what we know about Autism. We are creating partnerships in search of biomarkers, innovative therapies, and overall knowledge, of Autism across an individual’s lifespan.  

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Autism New Jersey’s Transition Conference 2/25/2019

NJACE exhibited and presented at the Autism New Jersey’s Transition Conference on February 25, 2019. The conference brought around 400 people from all over under one roof to discuss important and necessary topics, issues and barriers in care for transition resources around the state. NJACE supplied information regarding many exciting opportunities at the center such…

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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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