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After School InstituteSchool aged children with intellectual & developmental disabilities and their sibling will be offered a new creative and social outlet through Yoga, Music, and Art Therapy. The courses will run for four week sessions monthly. Fees do apply.Lauren McAllister
(732) 262-8020 ext. 214
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Beach BashThe Beach Bash is an annual event hosted by Autism Family Services of New Jersey for individuals and their families living with autism spectrum disorders. This free event is held each September and takes place in Belmar, NJ. Families have an opportunity to network and partake in organized activities throughout the day.Shannon Deegan
609-392-4900
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Behavioral ServicesFRN offers Behavioral Services include training workshops for parents/families and professionals, evaluations, assessments, design of ethical and effective intervention plans consistent with the dimensions of Applied Behavioral Analysis. Training for the implementation of plans is also offered. All services are under the supervision of a BCBA.Lauren McAllister
(732) 262-8020 ext. 214
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Bounce Out the StigmaThe Bounce Out the Stigma (BOS) summer, basketball camps are designed for boys and girls with epilepsy, learning and motor difficulties, and other developmental disabilities. BOS uses basketball as the primary vehicle to help children overcome their obstacles and stay focused on goals in life.Jenna Andolora
732-528-8080 ext. 218
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Camp NOVACamp NOVA is a wonderful opportunity for children and young adults living with epilepsy and other developmental disabilities to enjoy summer camp. Camp NOVA, which provides an exciting and independent camping experience in an environment filled with fun experiences and memories that last a lifetime, is a one-week overnight camp for young people ages 15-28.Veronica Trathen
732-262-8020 ext. 203
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Day at the BeachDay at the Beach is an annual event that takes place each summer and is open to families living with developmental disabilities. The event is hosted at the Governor's Beach House in Island Beach State Park. This is an opportunity for families to network and enjoy the day in a welcoming atmosphere.Michelle Smith
732-262-8020 ext. 211
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Emergency MedicationLimited funds are available for families who are temporarily unable to afford the purchase of their anticonvulsant medication. Resource Coordinator
732-528-8080
Epilepsy Scholarship ProgramThe scholarship program is for graduating high school seniors with epilepsy who are pursuing their educational goals. Scholarship recipients are selected through a competitive process.Andrea Racioppi
(800) 336-5843 ext. 217
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Epilepsy Support GroupsInformal network providing information, self-help and social support to those dealing with the many issues surrounding epilepsy. Groups are facilitated by volunteer support group leaders.Resource Coordinator
732-528-8080
Epilepsy TrainingsThe Epilepsy Foundation of New Jersey offers seizure first aid trainings and in-services on the medical, educational and social impact of epilepsy available to any interested school, health and social service organization, group, etc. Trainings and in-services are provided statewide.Jenna Andolora
732-528-8080 ext. 218
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Family Co-OptionsThe Family Co-Options is an outreach program for consumers living with developmental disabilities. The activities in Co-Options are planned on a monthly basis and are designed to promote positive interactions between both consumers and their families. Popular activities include dinner, movies, swimming and bowling.Katie Doster
(973) 244-0850 ext. 302
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Self-Directed Support ServicesPurchase the services that best suit your needs with your Self-Directed budget or as an out-of-pocket expense. The services listed are designed to provide a starting point for creating support that meet your needs: Companionship in the community or at home, Overnight Weekend Getaways and Social Groups to name a few.Dot Faherty
609-392-4900 ext. 103
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Get FIT ProgramThe Get FIT movement aims to create health and fitness opportunities through overcoming perceived barriers for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and caregivers. This community based initiative includes collaborative efforts with NJ universities, health screenings, wellness workshops, nutrition counseling and "individualized" fitness services.Adeola Sonaike
609-392-4900 ext. 113
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Getting to WorkA program of The Family Resource Network providing comprehensive services by: developing employment consistent with your interests, aptitude, and training; connecting you to additional employment supports; identifying funding sources to pay for those supports.Greg Makely
732-262-8020 ext. 210
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Heads Up For SafetyHeads Up For Safety (HUFS) is a broad based public education campaign established to increase community and professional awareness of preventable head injuries. It promotes bicycle, scooter, skateboard and in-line skates safety in an effort to reduce the risk, severity and incidence of early childhood head injuries by emphasizing the importance of wearing safety helmets and the practice of safe play habits.Outreach Coordinator
(732) 528-8080
Kidz ConnectKidz Connect is an after school care program which helps participating families find, pay or create after school care for their child, under age 18, with a disability. This can include helping a family to access an existing after school care program, hiring an aide to come to the home or other type of after school support.Twana Corner (Northern Counties)
(973) 244-0850

Carrie Ruffin (Southern Counties)
(856)858-5900
Kidz Connect 2Provides children with disabilities the opportunity to attend after school care programs in their community. Lauren McAllister
(732) 262-8020 ext. 214
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Kidz KornerKidz Korner after school programs provide quality care to children from 6-13 years of age. Children with autism and multiple disabilities develop their social, recreational, and leisure skills in a safe and nurturing environment with activities tailored to meet their individualized developmental level.Cyndee Smith
(732)262-8020
Learning Through LifeThe program serves students with disabilities between the ages of 9 - 18 with a variety of disabilities. Learning Through Life program creates a non-traditional learning environment that teaches everyday life experiences such as safety awareness, meal preparation, financial management, career choices, and reinforces the need for participation in civic minded activities within their communities. Southern Regional Office (856) 858-5900
Lending LibraryThe lending hosts over 3000 books, videos, newsletters and reference materials on specific disabilities, family support programs and other resources. Information is available on topics including, disabilities, respite care, parenting issues, education, recreation and much more. Materials may be borrowed for one month. Return postage is prepaid. Cheryl Guaimano
732-528-8080 ext. 201
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National Caregivers ConferenceAn annual event that focuses on respite, family supports, caregiving, mental health and prevention of abuse and neglect and much more. The National Caregivers Conference is a place where professionals, parents and individuals come together to learn and discuss new approaches to caregiving issues.Jacqueline Moskowtiz
732-528-8080 ext. 220
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NJWINSNJWINS is designed to provide accurate and current information on how work affects Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Benefits. We can also discuss available employment services, Ticket usage and protection and advocacy services. NJWINS serves SSI and/ or SSDI beneficiaries ages 14 to 64.Greg Makely
732-262-8020 ext. 210
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Out N AboutProgram designed to offer teens and young adults with disabilities group recreational and socialization opportunities. Participants can partake in a variety of recreational trips and site based activities that will be coordinated throughout the year. Shareen Rucks
(Northern Region)
973-244-0850
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Deb O'Chat-Cavanaugh (Central Region)
732-262-8020
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Jenna Berrios
(Southern Region)
856-858-5900
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Parent to ParentThe Parent to Parent Program connects parents of children with disabilities who are seeking mutual support with other parents who have been there. Family members share experiences, resources, and encouragement. Parents may be matched with another parent for information on a specific topic, such as, education, medical issues, or just to talk with another parent who understands how they feel. Resource Coordinator
732-528-8080
Pregnant PauseA community education campaign to raise awareness of the importance of alcohol and tobacco free pregnancies in a fun filled environment. Marge Nikodem
732-262-8020 ext. 212
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Resource DatabaseAn internet accessible resource database for families seeking support programs (including DDD qualified providers) in their area is maintained by the Family Support Center of New Jersey and can be visited at www.fscnj.org. Lynn Rao
732-528-8080 ext. 202
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Respite CareRespite Care is designed to assist families with the continuous caretaking needs of a family member with a developmental disability by providing temporary relief  (in-home; provider\'s home; community) options.  Trained workers offer families a break, while at the same time comfort in knowing their child is well care for.Twana Corner (Northern Region)
973-244-0850

Marge Nikodem (Central Region)
732-262-8020

Carrie Ruffin (Southern Region)
856-858-5900
Saturday RecreationSaturday Recreation Programs meet to improve socialization skills and provide recreational activities for the developmentally disabled community between the ages of 12-21 years of age. Socialization and recreational activities meet the needs of the participants and vary accordingly.Atlantic County
856-858-5900

Ocean County
732-262-8020
STRESSpite!STRESSpite! is a flexible family centered service designed to offer families the opportunity to create their own program by hiring a STRESS Aide (s) whose responsibilities may include respite care, tutoring, housecleaning, family errands, support for siblings, companionship, etc. Families are able to tailor their support services to meet their daily and changing family needs.Kelly Muldoon
732-262-8020
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The Family Resource FOOD Network - Cooking ClassesThe Family Resource FOOD Network is a cooking experience that teaches basic kitchen safety, safe food handling, healthy food options and appropriate sanitation. These sessions encourage teamwork, completion of assigned tasks and enhancement of planning skills in an environment that recognizes and accommodates different ways of learning.Deborah O'Chat (Ocean County)
(732) 262-8020 ext. 206
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Kathy Siegrist (Morris County)
(973) 244-0850 ext. 304
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