New Jersey

List of State Resources - New Jersey

Autism SpeaksAutism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout life, to the needs of people with autism and their families.
Department of educationThe New Jersey Department of Education supports schools, educators and districts to ensure all of New Jersey's 1.4 million students have equitable access to high quality education and achieve academic excellence. Within their services they offer a list of schools for students with disabilities.
Autism new jerseyAutism New Jersey is a nonprofit agency committed to ensuring safe and fulfilling lives for individuals with autism, their families, and the professionals who support them. Through awareness, credible information, education, and public policy initiatives, Autism New Jersey leads the way to lifelong individualized services provided with skill and compassion.
Family servicesAutism Family Services of New Jersey, an affiliate of The Family Resource Network, founded 2004, is dedicated to ensuring a better quality of life for individuals and their families affected by Autism and related disorders throughout the lifespan. It is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to developing programs such as respite care, after school and recreation programs.
POACPOAC Autism Services, a non-profit organization. Each year they offer hundreds of events for the autism community, including: training for parents and educators; recreational and support services for children with autism spectrum disorder and their families; and training for police and first responders that is saving the lives of children with autism across the state. They address, support, and promote legislative issues that affect people with autism and their families. In addition, POAC is on the New Jersey Governor's Autism Council.
CentriaTheir mission is to help children living with autism develop, pursue, and achieve their own goals through high-quality ABA therapy and support.
EdenEden provides lifelong support, from the time of diagnosis through school age and into adulthood. They are a community of children and adults with autism, teachers, job coaches, direct caregivers, parents, guardians, and friends. Eden Autism offers a twelve-month school program for youth ages 3-21, vocational training for teens and adults, adult residential services, and many other resources based on applied behavior analysis. With a commitment to excellence in autism services.
Family Resource Network (FRN)FRN is dedicated to offering individuals and their families in continuing need the best opportunities, resources, and services to support a full and happy life. They have more than 50 programs and services available to New Jerseyans living with epilepsy, autism, intellectual, developmental, and physical disabilities, and chronic conditions.
Alpine learning groupThey transform the lives of people with autism and their families by providing innovative, comprehensive, and scientifically validated services throughout their lives. Through regularly scheduled free workshops for parents, professionals, and caregivers, Alpine provides community partners with information on autism, the principles of ABA, and its unique teaching methods. Training is offered to service providers, including physicians, dentists, community care providers, and other professionals who care for people with autism.
The Arc of MercerArc Mercer is intended to guarantee all people with developmental disabilities the opportunity to choose and achieve their goals. They are dedicated to reducing the incidence and limiting the consequences of developmental disabilities through prevention, education and advocacy. Programs are offered to those who need them and opportunities for integration into the wider community are sought. It also provides leadership in the field of developmental disabilities and develops the resources necessary to achieve these goals.
Princeton child developmentIts goal is to provide an effective, science-based intervention for children and adults with autism and, through research and outreach, extend treatment resources to people with autism, both nationally and internationally.
The Autism Registry in New JerseyThe Registry was created to better understand autism or ASD in New Jersey and link families to available services and supports. These county-based coordinated service providers have many years of experience and knowledge of state, county, and local resources available to families of children with special health care needs.
A Snapshot of Autism Spectrum Disorder in New JerseyThe Center for Disease Control and Prevention provides an overview of the number of children with autism spectrum disorder, the characteristics of those children, and the age at which they are first evaluated and diagnosed. This statistic is also found in 10 other states.
Division of Developmental DisabilitiesThe Division of Development Disabilities ensures the opportunity for people with developmental disabilities to receive quality services and support, participate significantly in their communities and exercise their right to make decisions.
New Jersey - Applied ABCApplied ABC provides ABA and autism therapy services for individuals with autism. Applied Behavioral Counseling provides behavioral therapy in the home. The organization offers evaluations, treatment plan, behavior analyst, parenting trainings and much more.
Autism Learning PartnersProvides services to children with autism and other developmental disabilities including center-based, home-based ABA therapy, early intervention, diagnostic services, social skills program, parent involvement and training, speech, occupational and physical therapy , telehealth services, comprehensive ABA therapy, and focused ABA therapy.
Achieve BeyondProvides pediatric therapy and educational services to children, students, and families throughout the United States. Achieve Beyond's team of highly-skilled healthcare professionals includes: Speech-Language Pathologists, Special Educators, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists, Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs), Behavior Therapists, and more.
We Rock the SpectrumRobert and Danielle, parents of a child with ASD, know that there is a deep need for a place where children of ALL abilities can play, learn and grow together in an inclusive environment. The gym includes Suspended equipment with swings, Protective mats and pillows, Zip line: to release stress and relax the joints and body, Trampoline, Indoor play structure, Sensory toys, Fine motor area and arts and crafts
MerakeyMerakey is a nonprofit organization that provides ongoing care for people with autism throughout their lives by offering education and therapy services to help children, adolescents, and young adults. Applied behavior analysis is integrated into all autism programs to teach basic skills and maximize communication.
BuddEConnectBuddEConnect is a non-profit project of the West Morris Soccer Club. It is also a student-run organization that offers children with special needs the opportunity for social interaction, physical activity.
ASD ROADMAPASD ROADMAP is a platform that provides relevant information on Autism that addresses research topics, relationships between autism services, stages of intervention, and much more.

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Disclaimer: The resources posted on Ability Life Solutions are meant solely as suggestions and should not be construed as child-specific advice. The Center For Autism and Related Disorders recommends working with a board-certified behavior analyst (BCBA) who has experience with autism before starting any intensive behavioral intervention. Any choices you make in determining your child’s treatment are completely at your own discretion.

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