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Resources for Parents & Students

Helpful Websites:

NJ Department of Special Education 
The office of Special Education implements state and federal laws and regulations governing special education to ensure that pupils with disabilities in New Jersey receive full educational opportunities.


National Center for Learning Disabilities Resource Locator 
Discover thousands of national, state, or local resources listings that can be organized by keyword and state, or select from our drop-down menu.


Autism Speaks 
Autism Speaks is the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.


The aim of this website is to provide parents with knowledge about available resources to help their child that has a communication impairment or disorder.


Educational Apps:

Writing apps:
  • Sentence builde
  • Story builder
  • I can’t write
  • Popplet
  • Toontastic (story planning)


Reading apps:

  • Mind maps
  • Aesop’s quest
  • Reading for detail
  • Opposite ocean
  • Question builder


Phonics apps:

  • ABC Pocket phonics
  • Lady bird
  • Hairy letters


Spelling apps:

  • Electric company word ball
  • Montessori crosswords
  • Word magic


Educational websites:    (Audio books)      


Autism navigating through the maze. 



Matthew Zuch, PhD and Rebecca Yun, PhD of Life InSight Center will be offering free support groups on topics such as: Parenting Children with ADHD/Spectrum disorder/Behavioral Dysregulation and Parenting Children with Anxiety Disorders among other topics. These groups will offer parents the opportunity to not only share ideas, but give and receive support during these unusual times. Additionally, the Center will be offering free educational webinars on various topics addressing mental health and educational success strategies during coronavirus conditions. The support groups and webinars will be open on a first come first serve basis. Information and links to register will be found on their website starting on Monday April 27th.





If your concerned about your mental health or the mental health of someone you love, NJMentalHealthCares can help.  The free helpline offers telephone counseling, emotional support information and assistance. 


866-202-HELP (4357)

7 days per week, 8am – 8pm MHANJ Cares