Autism New Jersey is pleased to provide many publications to the autism community available for download. If you would like to order multiple copies of a single publication, please contact our Information and Advocacy Help Line, toll free, at 800.4.AUTISM, Monday through Friday, from 8:30am to 5:00pm, call 609.588.8200 or download a Publication Order Form. Additional fees may apply.
Autism: Start Here
This publication provides accurate and comprehensive information on what families need to know: autism, effective treatment, service providers, navigating state services, and more. Download for free. Funding for the development of this publication generously provided by a grant from the Fred C. Rummel Foundation. Funding for the printing of this publication generously provided by Children's Specialized Hospital
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.
Autism Fact Sheet
This one-page fact sheet outlines the basic characteristics of autism spectrum disorders, autism statistics, causes and treatments. Download for free.
Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism (ABA): An Introduction
This book is intended for those parents and professionals who want an overview of ABA. Readers can expect a description or definition of the topic, examples from everyday settings, and references for further information. $10 per copy. Order now.
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 for free.
The Road Less Traveled: Charting a Clear Course for Autism Treatment
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New Jersey Resources
Connecting with Autism: A Blueprint for Lifetime Support
This innovative report outlines ways to improve quality of life for individuals with autism. Study included more than 500 interviews of individuals, families and professionals. Download for free.
Maximizing Coverage Under the NJ Autism & Other Developmental Disabilities Insurance Mandate
This booklet was created to guide parents and professionals who need information about accessing benefits under the recently-enacted P.L. 2009 c. 115 Health Benefits Coverage for Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities (DD), in the state of New Jersey. Download for free.
Autism for Public School Administrators: What You Need to Know
This publication is designed to provide those of you who are superintendents, principals, and special services directors with an increased understanding of students with autism spectrum disorders and their unique learning needs. Download for free. The project leading to this publication was partially funded by an Autism Speaks Family Services Community Grant.
Information for Families
Kids Booklet on Autism for Siblings and Peers
Written for children to help them answer questions their friends might have and deal with emotions having a sibling with autism bring about. Includes notes for parents and teachers. Includes puzzles and activities to help kids learn how to spread awareness. Download for free.
Adult Information and Resources
Meeting the Needs of Adults with Autism: A Blueprint for the Future
This Autism New Jersey report highlights the need for a more coordinated and enhanced system of services and supports for adults with autism. Autism New Jersey pledged its support to work with the Legislature and the autism community to design a model program by developing a more cost-effective use of state and federal matching funds. Download for free.
Resource Guide to Services for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders
In order for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) to live as independently as possible in the community, they need easily accessible information and resources that would support them to achieve their goals. This guide leads individuals to statewide services and supports that are available to adults with autism in New Jersey. Download for free.
New Jersey Housing Resource Guide
Individuals with an ASD have particular needs and preferences of where and with whom they want to live. This guide is designed to help you learn about the traditional and non-traditional residential options. Download for free.
Employment Options for Adults with Autism
This guide is intended to introduce adults with ASDs to the world of work, a “Workforce 101” for adults who want to work, but do not know how to begin a job search. This guide provides a roadmap to some important information about entering the world of work. Download for free.
Adults with Autism: A Guide to Services and Supports in New Jersey
A comprehensive overview of the services available for adults in New Jersey. Download for free.
Job Development Resource
A Job Development Resource for Supported Employment Professionals Working with Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Download for free.