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2019 Autism Scholarship Application

2019 Autism Scholarship Application

The 2019 Autism Family Services of New Jersey Scholarship Application Program is open to New Jersey residents with a diagnosis of Autism.  This scholarship is unique since it allows graduates pursuing a college, university, technical, trade, or vocational school level...

2019 Epilepsy Scholarship Application

2019 Epilepsy Scholarship Application

Epilepsy Services of New Jersey is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for our annual scholarship program for New Jersey high school seniors who have epilepsy. We anticipate offering at least two $1,000 scholarships this year. New Jersey high...

Caregiver Taskforce Bill Signed Into Law

Caregiver Taskforce Bill Signed Into Law

Acting Governor Sheila Oliver today signed legislation (S959) to establish the New Jersey Caregiver Task Force, which will evaluate support services that are available to caregivers. The Task Force will also recommend improvements and expansion of such services and is...

The Family Resource Network Announces Leadership Change

The Family Resource Network Announces Leadership Change

An era is coming to a close and a new one will begin on January 1, 2019 at The Family Resource Network as Eric M. Joice, of Toms River, CEO since 1983 retires and Liza Gundell of Pennington, COO since 1990 becomes the chief executive officer. Gundell, a graduate of...

MyEpilepsyRockstar – Jake

MyEpilepsyRockstar – Jake

In 2014, Jake was diagnosed with Juvenile Myclonic Epilepsy after having a seizure during freshman football practice. He did not allow epilepsy to get in his way! He continued to go on to play football for his whole high school career. Jake became an ambassador to...

Public Policy Alert

Public Policy Alert

Administration Proposes Part D Changes (The following has been adapted from BioNJ's Public Policy Alert) The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule to make several changes to the Medicare Advantage and Part D programs. In particular,...

#MyEpilepsyRockstar – Aiden

#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

#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

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

#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

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 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

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 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...

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