• Resources for Parents and Students 

    A Guide to the Special Education Process -- 
    Prepared by a Subcommittee of Morris-Union Jointure Commission Directors of Special Services - To view, click on this link.

    -- Frequently Asked Questions click here.

    -- Glossary/Acronyms click here.                                                        

    -- Parental Rights in Special Education click here.

    Special Olympics Softball opportunity for students ages 7-16, to be held on Sundays in October at field by AWR.  Registration deadline is September 15th.  Please see the attached flyer here.

    A Family Guide to Dyslexia and Early Literacy Development - NJ Department of Education:  New Jersey Dyslexia Handbook

    A Family Guide to Autism - NJ Department of Human Services Division of Developmental Disabilities: Autism: Navigating Through the Maze
     
     
    Resources for College Search for Students With Learning Differences
    NPHS Counseling Site Guide
     
     
    For Information Regarding Early Intervention System (Infants to age 3) click here.

     
    New Providence Sports Club
    The recreation program for children with special needs in grades K-8 meets Thursday afternoons from 3:30-4:30 p.m in the Municipal Building gymnasium. Click here for the registration form and here for the 2019-2020 Sports Club calendar.
     
    SEPAG (Special Education Parent Advisory Group)
    You can find the 2019-2020 SEPAG calendar of events here.
    Minutes from the October Monthly Meeting can be found here.
    "ABCs of IEPs" Power Point Presentation (October 2019) can be found here.
     
     
    Local Brain Injury Support Group
    Children’s Specialized Hospital and the Brain Injury Alliance is hosting a Brain Injury Support Group on the third Wednesday of every month starting this April at 7pm. The Support Group will be held at 150 New Providence Rd. in Mountainside. For more information, please see attachment here.

    Siblings Support
    SIBS NJ is part of a growing movement of siblings of individuals with disabilities and special needs who wish to be heard and supported in their roles. Based in New Jersey, this grass roots organization seeks to help siblings across the lifespan in New Jersey’s communities to connect through supportive and informational meetings, sibling panels, events and advocacy efforts. 
    This is a group dedicated to supporting siblings (children, teen, or adults) and making sure they are heard and needs are considered.​ Click on the link to learn more. 
    http://www.sibsnj.org/

    Contact Us! For more information about SIBS NJ or to join our mailing list please e-mail info.sibsnj@gmail.com

    Special Olympics New Jersey's College Unified Sports Program, Kean University. See flyer.  
       
    Special Olympics New Jersey
    Mission: To provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
     
    Click here for a fact sheet
    For more information, contact Steve Smith, Area Director - Middlesex/Union Counties 
    (908) 591-0607  email: director-area05@sonj.org
     
    Fairleigh Dickinson University, Metropolitan Campus
    Student Support Services
    Student Union Building, Multi-Purpose Room
    1000 River Road, Teaneck, NJ
     
    Kean University
    Social Skills Facilitation Program
    "Making Friends"
    Center for Communication Disorders, East Campus
    Contact Susan Mandel, M.S., CCC-SLP
    (908) 737-5816
     

     

     

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
Last Modified on October 10, 2019