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Autism Acceptance Month is Action!

 
Autism Acceptance Month is now underway. Acceptance is not passive—it is an action, and that includes taking action when members of our community are in danger. Last April, the Autistic Self-Advocacy Network began a campaign to #StopTheShock at the Judge Rotenberg Center, where autistic people and those with other disabilities are currently being tortured using electric shock devices. The FDA has announced plans to ban these devices, but they have not released the ban yet. We need YOU to tell them that #WeAreStillWaiting and demand that they act NOW to

2017-18 School Performance Reports Are Available

SOURCE:  New Jersey Department of Education

Today, the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) publicly released 2017-18 School Performance Reports on the NJDOE website andwww.njschooldata.org.

We are excited to share these valuable resources with communities. The reports share with students, families, educators and the public over 300 data points that together build a picture of overall school performance.

Action Alert - NJ Children & Youth with Autism

ACTION ALERT | NJ Children & Youth with Autism

    See key information below or click here to download a pdf file:Group of children

AUTISM BENEFIT  New Jersey is seeking approval for an amendment to the NJ Medicaid State Plan to include Autism Spectrum Disorder related services for (EPSDT) eligible individuals.  The State Plan Amendment would provide individuals with autism the following:

  • Access to an individually planned and coordinated set of services for individuals up to age 21 (services currently stop at age 13)
  • A plan of care that includes parent/caregiver/youth choice and maximizes an individual’s

2019 Parent Leadership Conference #TheTimeIsNow

 

New Jersey Institute of Technology | Campus Center  

154 Summit Street | Newark, NJ 07102

Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

                                                                                                                                                                    Click here for more information 

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