Staff from two Transition and Postsecondary Education Programs (TPSID) will share their promising practices in engaging families in college programs for students with ID, as well as share the results of a survey of programs that explored the strategies for family engagement that are currently in practice.
Understanding the Impact of Sensory Concerns; Sensory Processing Disorder in Your Child
State of New Jersey Department of Children and Families Training Academy
Celebrating Fatherhood! is a FREE event featuring speakers, workshops and resources related to responsible fatherhood and parenting. There will be relevant information for fathers and families, human services providers and anyone interested in celebrating fatherhood.
Free program to teach dental hygiene and orient children to a dental office to alleviate fears and promote dental care.
A coalition of community and health organizations Thursday unveiled covernj.org, a state-specific web site that will offer information on where to get face-to-face assistance for individuals and small business owners, answer questions, publicize enrollment events and help consumers determine if they qualify for Medicaid or subsidized Obamacare coverage. Consumers also can plug their information into an online tool that will calculate if they qualify for a subsidy. .A “mirror image” of covernj.org will be available in Spanish in about two weeks.
Current and former service members may face different mental health issues than the general public. Here are supports for Veterans and famlies in crisis . Veterans and their loved ones can also call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Daily sulforaphane was associated with parent-rated improvements in core social and behavioral features in young boys with moderate-to-severe autism, but not with global ratings of autism severity.
Kids with autism benefit when parents take classes on Pivotal Response Training; goal to supplement not replace professional therapy.