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Press Kit

Autism New Jersey has been the states autism resource for nearly 5 decades. We have experts available to media on a variety of subjects including: research, diagnosis and treatment, prevalence, resources and services available to families and professionals. If you are a member of the media, please contact Jessica Barkosky, Communications & Marketing Manager at 609.588.8200 x 25 or email

About Autism 

Some Common Questions about Autism
A brochure for the general public, written in non-technical terms, giving general facts about autism and related developmental disorders. Download for free





State the FactsState the Facts
This one-page fact sheet is a quick guide that outlines the signs, prevalence, causes and costs of autism.  Download




Rack Card
This convenient hand out simply answers the question, What is Autism?  It also outline how Autism New Jersey is a valuable resource to the autism community. Download





 About Autism New Jersey


Agency Brochure
Autism New Jersey's programs and services focus on Training and Education, Information Services, Clinical Expertise and Awareness. Download




Autism New Jersey Position StatementsPosition Statements
Clarifies Autism New Jersey's position on the treatment of autism, defines Autism New Jersey's position on the dissemination of information and describes Autism New Jersey's point of view on the use of restrictive procedures. Download



Executive Director Bio 
Staff List 
Autism New Jersey Logo

Recent News Coverage

The Record
January 3, 2015

Autism New Jersey Information Manager, Elena Graziosi shares Autism New Jersey's, focus on educating insurance companies about the expense and duration of successful treatment programs for people with autism. Read more>>

The Philadelphia Inquirer
August 10, 2014

Autism New Jersey Information Manager, Elena Graziosi discusses the amount of Helpline calls the agency receives regarding healthcare/insurance mandate questions. Autism New Jersey hosts a working group where representatives from the state, insurers, parents, and others discuss issues. Read more>>

The Star Ledger
May 29, 2014

Autism New Jersey Executive Director, Dr. Suzanne Buchanan discusses how Autism New Jersey is working with the state’s insurance carriers to standardize the codes and requirements for ABA reimbursement. Read more>>

Asbury Park Press
April 24, 2014

Autism New Jersey's Executive Director at Autism New Jersey helps to interpret prevalence numbers and answers a variety of questions relating to the causes of autism, areas of focus for research, gaps in funding and other autism-related issues in a recent article, @Issue: Autism on the rise: Why? What's being done about it? Read more>>

Greater Media Newspapers Special Report 
April, 2014

Autism New Jersey was featured in the series, The Autism Puzzle: A New Jersey Angle. This series examines the implications of the growing prevalence of this disorder and its impact on these children as they age out of high school and enter adulthood. Read more>>

Asbury Park Press
April 2, 2014

Autism New Jersey co hosted a Congressman Chris Smith Press Conference to address autism prevalence rates in the article Autism advocates call for research funding to continue on eve of World Autism Day. Read more>>

April 1, 2014

The Valiant family worries for 18-year-old Genare who will lose school entitlements at age 21 and will likely face long waiting lists for day programs and employment. Autism New Jersey Board of Trustees President Gino Valiant and his sons were featured in a news piece, Family of Autistic Teen Concerned for Future. Watch the video>>

NJ 101.5
March 28, 2014

Autism New Jersey Executive Director was interviewed by Joe Cutter in the report, Autism on the Rise, Says Federal Report.  Listen now>>

March 28, 2014

Autism New Jersey Information Coordinator Elena Graziosi talks about services for individuals with autism in New Jersey in the article Study: NJ has the Hights Rate of Autism. Read more>>

The Record of Bergen County
March 27, 2014

New Jersey now has the highest reported rates of autism in the country — Autism New Jersey addressed the rise in autism numbers. Read more>>