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.
December 11, 2014 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Presented by: Matt Linder, Executive Clinical Director Brett DiNovi & Associates, LLC
-The presence of challenging behavior in a child is often a difficult situation for not only parents, but all members of a family involved. Challenging behavior can range in severity from in strange ritualistic tendencies to severe self-injury and aggression, but may be equally challenging for members of a family. With many forms of challenging behavior, the environment and interactions with the child are so important, fostering progress or encouraging the continuance of the problems currently at hand. Fortunately, rigorous study of behavior has yielded techniques for deter-mining the appropriate methods to counteract challenging behavior, as well as principles of the child's environment relating directly to family dynamics.
These principles will help with the following issues:
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.