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New Jersey Special Education Administrative Code, Title 6A; Chapter 14 explains the laws that govern special education service delivery in the state of New Jersey.

 

http://www.state.nj.us/education/code/current/title6a/chap14pdf

 

 

Parent's Rights in Special Education (PRISE booklet) explains the rights of parents in the special education process.

 

http://www.state.nj.us/education/specialed/form/prise/prise.pdf

 

Spanish Version of Parents Rights in Special Education

 

http://www.state.nj.us/education/specialed/form/prise/prise_s.pdf

 

New Jersey Department of Education homepage

 

http://www.state.nj.us/education

  

New Jersey Early Intervention Services is an agency designed to meet the developmental and health-related needs of children birth to age three.

 

https://nj.gov/health/fhs/eis/index.shtml

 

https://nj.gov/health/fhs/eis/index.shtml

 

The Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) provides and funds services for state residents with developmental disabilities.  Some conditions that might be considered a developmental disability include:

 

  • Intellectual disabilities
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Autism
  • Epilepsy
  • Down Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Traumatic brain injuries and
  • Certain neurological impairments
 

 

 

The New Jersey Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS) provides services that enable individuals with disabilities to find jobs or maintain their existing jobs.

 

https://careerconnections.nj.gov/careerconnections/plan/foryou/disable/vocational_rehabilitation_services.shtml

 

 


POAC Parents of Autistic Children (POAC), a nonprofit organization, is the educational leader for the autism community providing more free training than any other organization, Additionally, POAC provides recreational and support services to children with autism and their families. The cost of such services are prohibitive for most families. For this reason, POAC is deeply committed to providing all services at no cost to participants.


http://poac.net


Autism NJ Autism New Jersey is a nonprofit agency providing information and advocacy, services, family and professional education, and consultation. Autism New Jersey encourages responsible basic and applied research that may lessen the effects of, and potentially prevent,  autism. Autism New Jersey is dedicated to ensuring that all people with autism receive appropriate, effective services to maximize their growth potential and to enhancing the general public’s overall awareness of autism.

 

https://www.autismnj.org

 


New Jersey Family Care provides affordable health coverage for kids and certain low-income parents/guardians for NJ residents that qualify.


http://www.njfamilycare.org


Information on the Division of Youth and Family Services Agency and contact numbers:


https://www.nj.gov/dcf/families/hotlines/


Division of Childhood Behavioral Health Services available for children and families:

 

https://www.nj.gov/dcf/