Upcoming Workshops

School Discipline

For Parents and Professionals 

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 • 10am to 12pm
6 Industrial Way West, Suite D
Eatontown, NJ 07724

School discipline is often misunderstood. Discipline of students with disabilities is governed by general education laws and the additional requirements of the federal and state special education laws. This presentation will review the laws that apply and protections that should be in place for students with disabilities aged 3 through 21. View the workshop flyer>>

Presented by Amy Smith, Autism New Jersey Information Director 

To register: Contact 732.542.4502 or info@fbsanj.org 


Open Forum for Parents of Children and Adults with Autism
and Severe Behavioral Challenges

For Parents  

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 • 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Autism New Jersey
500 Horizon Drive, Suite 530
Robbinsville, NJ 08691

Autism New Jersey recognizes the variety and severity of behavioral challenges that many individuals with autism and their families face. Please join us for this open forum to meet other parents, share your experiences, and learn about resources that might be helpful. Your family’s struggles and successes will inform and enhance Autism New Jersey’s advocacy at the state level for funding as well as treatment availability and quality.

The forum is free to attend, but registration is required. If you have any questions, please contact information@autismnj.org or 800.4.AUTISM. 

Learn more or register now for the forum>> 


Understanding School Refusal

For Parents and Professionals 

Wednesday, April 26, 2017  10am to 12pm
East Orange Public Library Main Branch 
21 South Arlington Avenue
East Orange, NJ 07018

School refusal can be an extremely challenging situation for parents and schools alike. For families, it can add stress to what already is a challenging situation. This workshop not only describes school refusal but offers suggestions on parent/professional partnerships to lessen its frequency. View the workshop flyer>>

Presented by Amy Smith, Autism New Jersey Information Director 

To register: Contact Ivette Garcia-Bradford at 973.395.1441 x14 or bradfordi@fsoec.org by April 14th.


School Discipline

For Parents and Professionals 

Wednesday, April 26, 2017  12:45pm to 2:45pm
East Orange Public Library Main Branch 
21 South Arlington Avenue
East Orange, NJ 07018

School discipline is often misunderstood. Discipline of students with disabilities is governed by general education laws and the additional requirements of the federal and state special education laws. This presentation will review the laws that apply and protections that should be in place for students with disabilities aged 3 through 21. View the workshop flyer>>

Presented by Amy Smith, Autism New Jersey Information Director 

To register: Contact Ivette Garcia-Bradford at 973.395.1441 x14 or bradfordi@fsoec.org by April 14th.


Plan a Workshop

Did you know that Autism New Jersey can come to your school, agency or community group and provide a training for your staff, parents or members?

We can tailor content to groups such as:

  • Special or general education teachers
  • preschool staff or day care providers
  • paraprofessionals
  • child study team
  • adult service providers

Some of our most requested topics include overviews of autism or ABA, communication, challenging behavior, IEPs, and transition planning. Fees apply.

To request a workshop, contact Stephanie Flamini, BCaBA at 609.588.8200 x16 or email sflamini@autismnj.org.


 

IEP Meeting

Service Navigation Topics

  • Insurance Mandate (Autism/DD)
  • Navigating Schools Services -- A GPS for the IEP
  • Strategic Approaches to the IEP (3-21 years)
  • Empowering Parents as Advocates
  • Guardianship and Estate Planning
  • Transition to Adulthood (10-21 years)
  • Accessing Adult Services
  • Medicaid and SSI 

Clinical Topics

  • Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • ABA 101:  Understanding the Basic  Principles
  • Making Informed Choices about Autism Intervention
  • Understanding and Improving Challenging Behavior
  • Beyond the ABCs and 123s:  Effective Early Education for Young Children with Autism Diagnosis
  • Functional Communication Skills for Children with Autism
  • Maximizing the Respite Care Experience
  • Taking Care of Yourself when your Child has Autism


AUTISM NEW JERSEY
500 Horizon Drive, Suite 530 Robbinsville, NJ 08691
Phone: 609.588.8200; 800.4.AUTISM | Fax: 609.588.8858
Email: information@autismnj.org

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