Informational Topics

AAC Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
October is AAC awareness month. We talked to Kate Ahern, who specializes in complex communication needs.

ADVOCACY AND LEGAL RESOURCES

very important show dealing with special needs law and guardianship,SSI and many other important topics. We talked to Christine Matus of the Matus Law Firm.

Information and Laws

This is general information and law links page

information links

Disability Rights New Jersey (DRNJ)

800) 922-7233 (toll-free in New Jersey only) or
(609) 292-9742
(609) 633-7106 (TTY)

Disability Rights New Jersey
210 South Broad Street, 3rd Floor
Trenton, New Jersey 08608

 


Case No. 15-827, Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District. Mr. Fisher.

https://apps.oyez.org/player/#/roberts7/oral_argument_audio/24238


N.J.A.C. 6A:14, SPECIAL EDUCATION

http://www.nj.gov/education/code/current/title6a/chap14.pdf


Chapter 6A:14 , Special Education was amended effective September 6, 2016

http://www.nj.gov/education/specialed/reg/


NJ Prental Rights in Special Education

http://www.nj.gov/education/specialed/form/prise/prise.pdf


http://www.edlawcenter.org/assets/files/pdfs/publications/Rights_SpecialEducation_Guide.pdf


2014_07_09_a_basic_guide_to_special_education


PA ParentGuide-SpEd


Disability Resources

www.nj.gov/education/specialed/transition/agency.shtml

http://NJHelps.org

liberrty

215-634-2000
fax: 215-634-6628
tdd: 215-634-6630
toll free: 888-634-2155
email: LRinc@libertyresources.οrg

http://www.libertyresources.org/contact-us.html

Center for Independence

http://www.ilru.org/projects/cil-net/cil-center-and-association-directory-results/NJ

New Jersey Relay and CapTel

New Jersey Relay and CapTel Service is a FREE telecommunications service provided by Sprint and approved by the NJ Board of Public Utilities (BPU) ensuring equal communication access to telephone service for people with hearing or speech loss

njrelay.com

Everyone deserves to communicate

Jasonsconnection

ARTHRITIS/FIBROMYALGIA

(888) 467-3112

(732)283-4300

www.arthriitis.org

AUTISM/ASPERGERS/ASD

Asperger Syndrome Education Network (ASPEN)

(732) 321-0880

www.aspennj.org

Autistic Self Advocacy Network

(202) 596-1056

www.meetup.com/ASAN-NJ

Autism New Jersey

(609) 883-8100

(800) 4-AUTISM

www.autismnj.org

Parent of Autistic Children (POAC)

(732) 785-1099

www.poac.net

Autism Cares Foundation,

Just 2 Moms

 PO Box 434, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003-0434
856-429-1400

(215) 559-CARE.

AUTOMMUNE DISORDER

American Autoimmune Related

(586) 776-3900

www.aarda.org

BLIND/VISUALLY IMPAIRED

National Federation of the Blind-NJ

(973)743-0075

www.nfbnj.org

New Jersey Council of the Blind

(609) 895-1048

www.njcounciloftheblind.org

New Jersey Foundation for the Blind

(973) 627-0055

www.njffb.org

The Friends of the NJ Library for the Blind and Handicapped (NJLBH)

(609) 895-1048

www.Friendsnjlibraryfortheblind.org

Learning Ally - Together It's Possible

Learning Ally is for people with an eligible print disability.

800-221-4792

CERERBRAL PALSY

Alliance for the Betterment of Citizens with Disabilities (ABCD)

(609) 581-8375

www.abcdnj.org

Cerebral Palsy League

(908) 709-1800

www.thecplinc.org

Githens Center

Burlington County Cerebral Palsy Association

(609) 261-1667

www.githenscenter.org

1-888-908-4261
3208 E. Colonial Dr. | #241 | Orlando, FL 32803

CHONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME

NJCFSA New Jersey Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Association, Inc.)

(888) 835-3677

www.njcfsa.org

CROHN’S DISEASE

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America

(732) 786-9960

www.ccfa.org

COGNITIVE/INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY

The ARC of NJ

(732) 246-2525

www.arcnj.org

Community Access Unlimited

(908) 354-3040

www. caunj.org

Easter Seals Society of New Jersey, Inc.

(732) 257-6662

www.njeasterseals.com

Spectrum for Living

(201) 358-8000

(866) 367-7732

www.spectrumforliving.org

Statewide Parent Advocacy (SPAN)

(800) 654-7726

(973) 642-8100

www.spanadvocacy.org

DDD COMMUNITY SERVICES OFFICES

Trenton Office
Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex Counties
222 S. Warren Street
PO Box 706
Trenton, NJ 08625
Telephone: (609) 292-1922
Voorhees Office
Burlington, Camden, Gloucester Counties
Echelon Plaza
221 Laurel Road, Suite 210
Voorhees, NJ 08043
Telephone: (856) 770-5900

DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENTAL
DISABILITIES (DDD) – CENTRAL OFFICE
PO Box 726, Trenton, NJ 08625-0726
Telephone: (800) 832-9173 (609) 633-1482
www.state.nj.us/humanservices/ddd/home

PerformCare

1-877-652-7624
TTY (for the hearing impaired)
1-866-896-6975

https://www.performcarenj.org/

DIVISION OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION
SERVICES (DVR)
1 John Fitch Plaza PO Box 398
Trenton, NJ 08625-0398
Telephone: (609) 292-5987
http://careerconnections.nj.gov/careerconnections/plan/ foryou/disable/vocational_rehabilitation_services.shtml

Down Syndrome

Bringing Up Down Syndrome (BUDS)

(856) 985-5885

www.bringingupdownsyndrome.org

Epilepsy Foundation of NJ

(8000) 336-5843

(609 392-4900

www.efnj.com

Friends of Children With Special Needs

https://m.facebook.com/groups/926622747468511

LEARNING DISABILTIES

The International Dyslexia Association

(908) 876-1179

www.interdys.org

Learning Disabilities Association of America

(732) 645-2738

www.ldanatl.org

MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY

Muscular Dystropy Association

(610) 391-1977

www.mda.org

Muscular Dystrophy Association NJ

(201) 843-4452

www.mda.org

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America

1-800-LEARN MS (532-7667)

www.msassociation.org

www.sicklecelldisorder.com

SCLERODERMA

Scleroderma Foundation Southern NJ

(866) 675-5545

www.scleroderma.org

SPINA BIFIDA

Spina Bifida Resource Network

(908) 782-7475

www.thesbrn.org

Central Jersey Spibal Cord Association

(732) 220-0870

www.cjsca.net

American Stroke Association

(888) 4-stroke (888) 478-7653

(888) 474-vive

www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/

TOURETTE SYNDROME

New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome

(908) 575-7350

www.njcts.org


RECREATION RESOURCES 

Camden County

Elmwood Park Zoo

sports

 

 

Tops Sports

topssoccer1

http://www.topsoccer.us/

We talked sports! We’ve had a local Challenger league and a special needs soccer league joining us on 2-29-16. We talked to players, coaches, and buddies.

MRC sport progam

We talked Mark Vonberg of MRC Sports Unity League about their fall sports programs for the special needs community.


Miracle League

 

http://www.miracleleague.com/


Challenger League

challenger league

http://www.littleleague.org/learn/about/divisions/challenger.htm


CHBASEBALL-LOGO-300x224

challengerballtournament.com


special olympics

 

http://www.sonj.org/


 

miracle leaue glooucester

]GLOUCESTER COUNTY MIRACLE LEAGUE Sean’s Dream

 


Heart of Surfing_LOGO

http://www.heartofsurfing.org


 

Flyers-Logo

Flyers youth Special Hockey

Phone: 609-876-7420

fyhc.org


sled hocky

We talked to Brian Olsen of the Vineland Sled stars. An amazing special needs sled hockey league.

Vineland sled hockey league

www.vinelandsledstars.com

www.facebook.com/VinelandSledStars

loates@verizon.net


Stars Gym/Exercise For kids on the Spectrum

Contact: Bob Cooper

profcoop@yohoo,com

(856) 693-4000


MRC sport progam

www.marltonreccouncil.org/page/show/880647-special-needs-program


Rowan Unified Sports

https://www.facebook.com/RowanUnified

https://www.rcgc.edu/Athletics/Pages/unifiedsports.aspx

 

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES 

Advancing Opportunities

(609) 882-4182

(888) 322-1918

www.advopps.org


HEALTH COVERAGE AND HEALTH CARE ASSISTANCE 

All-Metro Health Care

Epic Heathcare


FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
Guardianship Assistance Program


Matus of the Matus Law Firm.


 
The Able Act The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2014 established ABLE accounts, which are tax-advantaged savings accounts intended to allow qualified individuals with disabilities to save money for qualified disability related expenses, while still meeting eligibility for means tested public benefits such as Medicaid and SSI. The funds accumulated in


 EARLY INTERVENTION RESOURCES

PROJECT CHILD FIND
To connect with services for children with developmental
delays who are 3 and older.
Telephone: (800) 322-8174
http://www.nj.gov/education/specialed/childfind/fact_sheet. pdf


EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING RESOURCES

 


HOUSING RESOURCES

 

 


 CAREGIVER RESOURCES AND PERSONAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES 

First Children


TRANSPORTATION RESOURCES.


Travel Training

(866) 507-4857

South New Jersey Transportation

Driveless.com

(856) 596-8228


Air Travel

plan

TSA

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced the launch of TSA Cares today, a new helpline number designed to assist travelers with disabilities and medical conditions, prior to getting to the airport. Travelers may call TSA Cares toll free at 1-855-787-2227 prior to traveling with questions about screening policies, procedures and what to expect at the security checkpoint.

https://www.tsa.gov/news/releases/2011/12/22/tsa-announces-launch-tsa-cares-toll-free-helpline-travelers-disabilities

http://www.tsa.gov/traveler-information/travelers-disabilities-and-medical-conditions

http://www.thearc.org/wingsforautism

http://www.phl.org/passengerinfo/Accessibility/Pages/AirportAutism.aspx

Atlanic city airporthttp://www.sjta.com/acairport/customer_service.asp

TSA Traveler Information

United.com- Special Needs

US Airways- Special Needs


New Jersey Wheelchair Accessible Beaches

beach wheelchair

http://www.atlanticcitynj.com/explore/beaches-boardwalk/access-facilities/

http://ginacarson.com/ud/2010/new-jersey-shorebeach-accessibility-2010/


nj transit

http://archive.lsnjlaw.org/english/disability/transportation/transportation/index.cfm

Access Link, ADA Paratransit – New Jersey Transit

access link

Accessible Services – New Jersey Transit

nj find a ride

NJ Find-A-Ride

http://vtc.rutgers.edu/njtip/

Disability Services – State of New Jersey

LSNJLAW – Transportation Programs for New Jersey …

Transportation for People with Disabilities in New Jersey

 http://www.disabled-world.com/

ccc

http://www.driveless.com/

 

Travel Training

(866) 507-4857

 

Voorhees Transportation Center (VTC),

http://vtc.rutgers.edu/njtip/

Phone: 848-932-4499
Email: njtip_info@njtip.rutgers.edu

GO GO grandparent
1 (855) 464 – 6872

https://gogograndparent.com/

 

 


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