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#MyEpilepsyRockstar – Aiden

Faith's #MyEpilepsyRockstar is her son... Aiden! My 12 year old son Aiden was diagnosed with generalized epilepsy at the age of 6 going into his first grade year. When I think about what he has gone through and what he has overcome I can't help but feel emotional. I...

#MyEpilepsyRockstar – Stacey

As 2018 quickly makes its way to a closing, I find myself saying the same thing as I said the previous year "Where did the year go?" As we get older and life gets more complex, between work, family, and kids, I find that the constant responsibilities the world we live...

FRN Impact Awards Dinner 2018

  The Family Resource Network honored four distinguished individuals and organizations on Thursday, November 8th at the FRN Impact Awards at The Park Avenue Club in Florham Park. Honorees were recognized for their significant contributions in leadership, public...

#MyEpilepsy Rockstar – Bryana

When I was diagnosed with epilepsy a year ago, it came completely out of the blue. I woke up on the floor of my college’s dining hall and I didn’t even know what was happening. The doctors explained it, but it took a few months to sink in. At first, the only thing...

FRN Hosts 2018 National Caregivers Conference

On Thursday October 11th 2018, The Family Resource Network, welcomed caregivers, providers, innovators, and technology enthusiasts to the 2018 National Caregivers Conference. The theme of the 2018 National Caregivers Conference was health, technology and the family...

The 2019 FRN Impact Awards Dinner

The Family Resource Network (FRN) is dedicated to offering individuals and their families with continuing needs the greatest opportunities, resources and services to support a full and happy life. We look forward to an evening of celebrating the impact our Champions...

14th Annual Autism Beach Bash in Belmar, NJ on September 9

Regretfully we must cancel the 14th Annual Beach Bash due to unsafe conditions. The beach has been officially closed.   The excitement is building up! Head over to www.autismbeachbash.org to register for the best day of the year! Autism Beach Bash benefits...

Camp Nova 30th Anniversary Recap

CAMP NOVA 30 years strong!  Kicked off another season of experiences and memories to individuals with epilepsy and intellectual and developmental disabilities that will last a life time.  We celebrated our 30th Anniversary at our Annual dance where we enjoyed a...

FRN Health Summer Internship Experience

Meet Anita Mampilly, FRN Health Summer Intern! Anita joined the FRN Health team in June and quickly became an excellent addition to the team. We asked Anita to share a little bit about herself and her experience as an intern at The Family Resource Network. Education:...

Sibshop: Celebrating the role of the Sibling

Sibshop is a program with monthly activities that celebrate the role of the sibling, serving youth/ young adults who have a sibling with special needs. The purpose of the program is for siblings to meet in a relaxed recreational setting and to discuss common joys and...

Out N About Community Inclusion Service

Out N About is a Community Inclusion Service designed to offer teens and adults with disabilities group recreational and socialization opportunities throughout the year. Activities and events are tailored to the interest of the participants. Activities include dining...

Celebrating 30 Years of Camp NOVA!

In 1988, Epilepsy Services of New Jersey (formerly The Epilepsy Foundation of New Jersey) launched Camp NOVA! For 30 years, Camp NOVA has provided an exciting and independent camping experience in an environment filled with fun experiences and memories that last a lifetime.

Back to The Basics with the Center on Nutrition and Disability

The food you eat can either be the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.” ~ ann Wigmore BY ADEOLA SONAIKE, PHD, MPH, CHES The Family Resource Network launched The Center on Nutrition and Disability, which aims to further assist...

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