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National Family Caregivers Month!

November is National Family Caregivers Month!  This month celebrates the millions of family caregivers who care for children and other family members with disabilities and special healthcare needs.  Governor Christie has signed a proclamation in celebration of National Family Caregivers Month which you can find at http://www.spanadvocacy.org/content/national-family-caregiver-month-nj-g....  You can find more resources at the National Alliance for Caregiving, http://www.caregiving.org/caregiversmonth/, and the Caregiver Action Network, 

Focus groups on care coordination for families and youth with special healthcare needs!

The NJ Department of Health, SPAN, and the American Academy of Pediatrics-NJ Chapter, are partnering to facilitate a series of focus groups of parents of and youth with special healthcare needs around care coordination!  Be a part of the solution!

PLAN & PREPARE - Register Ready

PLAN & PREPARE

Register Ready – New Jersey Special Needs Registry for Disasters

"Register Ready" is a free, voluntary and confidential web-based program designed to identify the needs of people who may find it difficult to get to safety in the event of an emergency.

People with access and functional needs (or caregivers on their behalf) are encouraged to register electronically, if possible, by accessing www.registerready.nj.gov. Alternatively, they can call New Jersey’s toll-free 2-1-1 telephone service.

National Family Caregivers Month!

November is National Family Caregivers Month!  This month celebrates the millions of family caregivers who care for children and other family members with disabilities and special healthcare needs.  Governor Christie has signed a proclamation in celebration of National Family Caregivers Month which you can find at http://www.spanadvocacy.org/content/national-family-caregiver-month-nj-g....  You can find more resources at the National Alliance for Caregiving, http://www.caregiving.org/caregiversmonth/, and the Caregiver Action Network, 

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