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State of New Jersey

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General links

 

Contact your State Legislator or Members of Congress - click here.

 

Homework Help for Kids & Teens - click here.

 

Fight Crime: Invest in Kids - Law Enforcement support for programs preventing juvenile crime and violence.

 

Find K-12 school information for your state - click here.

 

How to volunteer to help a child - click here.

  

Reading & Literacy Help for Children - click here.

  

Reading & Literacy Help for Adults - click here.

 

Find help in your state or region for children with chronic, life-threatening illnesses or disabilities - click here For resources in Spanish, click here

  

U.S. Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) 

 

U.S. Department of Education

 

National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)

 

No Child Left Behind

 

U.S. Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)

 

Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA)

 

Visit School Websites - links to over 70,000 school websites from around the country. 

 

Covering Kids & Families works to reduce the number of uninsured children and adults who are eligible for public health care coverage programs but not enrolled. To find low-cost and free health care for children call 1-877-KIDS-NOW.

 

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  • State Government Website - click here.

  • Agencies & Organizations for Children with Disabilities - click here.

  • Contact List for Early Childhood Programs - click here.

  • Agencies, Organizations, and State Government Contacts for Children At-Risk - click here.

  • Education Resources & Information - click here.

  • Literacy Resources - click here.

  • Articles of Interest - click here.

  • Miscellaneous Information & Resources - click here.

  • Things To Do & Places To See - click here.

  • Support Group Information - click here.

 
School house and school bell

Education Resources & Information

  

Department of Education - www.state.nj.us/education

  

Download your state's educational profile - click here (click on State Profiles)

Special Education Mediation Services - click here.

 

Approved In-State Private Schools for the Disabled - click here.

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People working together

Agencies, Organizations, and State Government Contacts for Children At-Risk

 

Agencies & Organizations for Children with Disabilities - click here.

 

The Family Alliance to Stop Abuse and Neglect - a New Jersey organization currently dealing with the issues surrounding restraint.

 

MENTOR ABI* Group
505 South Lenola Road
Blason Office Plaza II, Suite 217
Moorestown, NJ 08057
Tel: 856-235-5505
Fax: 856-235-5506
Email: scott.patrick@thementornetwork.com
Website: http://nj.thementornetwork.com/state/index.asp  Rehabilitative and Support Services for Persons with ABI (*Acquired Brain Injury)
 

Program Matches Youth With Disabilities to Adults With a Similar Disability to Build Mentor/Mentee Relationships (New England States, California, and New York).  Click here to learn more about this program.

 

stack of books

Literacy Resources

 

Governor McGreevey's Book Club

Web: http://www.state.nj.us/bookclub/index.html
Through this club, children in kindergarten to third grade will join in reading selected books each month. The club's major objectives are to raise awareness of the importance of early literacy, encourage parents to read with their children, and to help young students read for pleasure.
 

Libraries in New Jersey - click here.

 
Find State & Local Literacy Hotlines - http://www.literacydirectory.org/hotlines.asp

 

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newspaper

Articles of Interest

  

NJ New Jersey Group's Petition for Autism Awareness License Plate - COSAC member and Ambassador, Gabriela Garay, has initiated a petition to the NJ Motor Vehicle Commission for a special autism awareness license plate. To learn more and support her efforts, visit http://www.longvalleynj.com/ or http://www.njcosac.org/cosacautism

 

NJ Judge Reaffirms Opinion in Valedictorian Case - A strongly worded ruling formalized judge's order that Blair Hornstine is Moorestown's only valedictorian. (6-03)

 

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puzzle pieces

Miscellaneous Information & Resources

 

National Centers for Independent Living - Map of U.S. leads to a listing of Centers for Independent Living by state.

 

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child playing in water

Things To Do & Places To See

 

U.S. National Parks - http://www.nps.gov/parks.html

 

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This page last updated on 01/04/2017

 

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