NJ Special Education Parent Leaders Group on Facebook. This group is organized for families of children with special needs and parent leaders of special education support or advisory groups to network, share ideas, host discussions and introduce each other to important resources.
Please join and invite others who may benefit.
Statewide Parent Advocacy Network of NJ (SPANNJ) -- www.spannj.org
Parent Technical Assistance Center Network -- http://www.parentcenternetwork.org/ ParentCenterNetwork.org provides a unified web
presence for the Parent Technical Assistance Centers and an interactive map so users can find the local Parent Center in their state or community. The website features links to research-based information, announcements about upcoming events, and other resources.
Burlington County CHADD - http://www.chadd.net/template.cfm?affid=341&p=about CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) is the nation's leading non-profit organization serving individuals with AD/HD and their families. CHADD has over 16,000 members in 200 local chapters throughout the U.S. Chapters offer support for individuals, parents, teachers, professionals, and others.
Wrightslaw - Special Education Advocacy - www.wrightslaw.com Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.
MOM2MOM Helpline Program - www.mom2mom.us.com The Mom 2 Mom program is designed to provide a compassionate and encouraging environment for mothers of children with special needs to come together and share support. 1-877-914-6662 (1-877-914-MOM2) is a 24 hour, 7 day a week helpline coordinated by UMDNJ-University Behavioral HealthCare. The helpline features peer support, telephone assessments, a network of referral services and support groups.
Autism New Jersey - www.autismnj.org
Autism Society of America - www.autism-society.org
Assistive Technology Center - www.assistivetechnologycenter.org - New Jersey’s online resource for information and equipment. We help people with disabilities, their families, teachers and employers identify and learn to use the technology that will be most effective in meeting their goals.
Family Support Center of New Jersey -- The Family Support Center is a clearinghouse of up-to-date information on a national, state and local family support programs, services and disabilities. The Center offers a "One-Stop-Shopping" approach to individuals seeking information on disabilities and services by providing them with easy access to a comprehensive array of services. www.fscnj.org
Disability Rights New Jersey -- New Jersey's protection and advocacy organization for people with disabilities. www.drnj.org
LDOnline: the worlds leading website on learning disabilities and AD/HD -- www.ldonline.org
International OCD Foundation -- an international not-for-profit organization made up of people with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and related disorders, as well as their families, friends, professionals and others. https://iocdf.org/
Parents of Autistic Children (P.O.A.C.) -- www.poac.net
MyAutismTeam --- www.myautismteam.com -- The social network for parents of children with autism, featured recently in Time Magazine and the Chicago Tribune.
Erika's Lighthouse -- www.erikaslighthouse.org -- "A Beacon of Hope for Adolescent Depression...At Erika's Lighthouse we raise awareness about adolescent depression and mental health for young people through a variety of programs."
The Balanced Mind Foundation --- www.thebalancedmind.org --- The Balanced Mind Foundation guides families raising children with mood disorders to the answers, support and stability they seek. The Balanced Mind Foundation envisions a world where children living with mood disorders thrive because their families have the resources, community and support they need.
Cerebral Palsy Guide --- www.cerebralpalsyguide.com -- Our organization shares educational materials to families and individuals
affected by cerebral palsy, including information about different therapies, treatment options, and financial resources.
Think College --- www.thinkcollege.net -- Think College is a national organization dedicated to developing, expanding, and improving inclusive higher education options for people with intellectual disability. With a commitment to equity and excellence, Think College supports evidence-based and student centered research and practice by generating and sharing knowledge, guiding institutional change, informing public policy, andengaging with students, professionals and families.
***The Service providers listed below are not endorsed by SpEAC; this information is for informational purposes only.***
Beyond Balance Therapeutic Riding Center -- is a volunteer based organization in Mount Holly that provides horseback riding and related equine assisted activities to with special needs in NJ & PA. www.beyondbalance.org
Caring Counselors, Inc -- Counseling, Educating, Advocating. Offering individual counseling, in-home therapy services, socialization groups, and educational workshops. www.caringcounselorsinc.com
Center for Family Guidance, PC -- CFG offers a full range of services including: individual therapy; couples and family therapy; child and adolescent mental health; psychiatric evaluations; medication management; and school based evaluations. www.ctrfamilyguidance.com
Cooper Learning Center -- Helping children and adolescents with academic issues, social issues, dyslexia, executive function weaknesses, and more. www.cooperchildrens.org
The Center for Neurological and Neurodevelopmental Health -- providing comprehensive and multidisciplinary evaluation and treatment services and access to clinical research for infants, children and adolescents with neurodevelopmental disabilities, neurobehavioral and neuropsychiatric disorders, brain injury and other neurological problems. www.thecnnh.org
The Dance Lab -- offering a dance program for special needs children ages 4-8. Click here for details.
Fox Pediatric Therapy -- a private practice offering physical, occupational, and speech therapy services to children of all ages. Fox uses a proactive, evidence-based model of practice, and focuses on helping children develop to their full potential and independence. Our experienced therapists strive to make a difference in the life of your child. www.foxrehabkids.org
Moorestown Community Counseling Center -- http://www.communitycounselingmoorestownvna.org/ The Community Counseling Center serves adults, teens and children and offers a wide variety of therapeutic interventions for individuals, families and couples. Our team is led by Doctoral and Master’s level clinicians and offers all services in the comforting, private and secure setting of the Center. Established in 2007, The Community Counseling Center has supported more than 1,500 local residents and their families this year. You can count on our services. Since 1904, Moorestown Visiting Nurse Association has been a trusted neighbor dedicated to meeting the healthcare needs of South Jersey. In addition to general counseling and supportive services, The Community Counseling Center offers specific support for women, for children and teens, for families, for couples, and for the LGBT community.
New Behavioral Network -- Our mission is to provide evidenced-based, best practice strategies to maximize the personal potential of each child. Compassion and sensitivity are combined with clinical competence and expertise. While our program is based on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) principles and practices, our team of professionals are eclectic in their approach, recognizing the importance of individualized treatment. www.nbnautismprogram.com
Newgrange Independent School at Princeton -- celebrating the strengths and talents of children with dyslexia. We ensure that all students become confident learners who are eager to demonstrate their individual strengths as original thinkers. Our Integrated curriculum is taught by expert reading and math instructors. Teachers are certified in many multisensory structured language programs. www.thenewgrange.org
Sensational Kids, LLC. -- Offering speech therapy, OT, PT, Handwriting without tears, and much more. We believe in not accepting but challenging abilities. Our purpose is to emerge your child's abilities through intervention by experienced therapists and researched, cutting edge programs (While never forgetting that children learn only through the "just right" challenge while having fun). We empower our parents through consistent consultation and training to continually support progress at home. Our therapists love working with children and “think outside of the box”!