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New Jersey – The Garden State

 Updated 6/2004

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General
See also Multi-Service Agencies

Dr. Myron Pulier’s NJ Resources of Mental Health (covers much more than mental health – use the “county index” to find your county)

New Jersey Department of Human Services – Services for People with Disabilities [added 11/30/01]

New Jersey Division of Disability Services [added 11/30/01]

New Jersey Office of Disabilities Management

New Jersey Self-Help Group Clearinghouse [name updated 5/3/02]]
Advocacy and Legal Rights
Community Health Law Project

New Jersey Protection & Advocacy

Northeast Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center (NeDBTAC)

National Resources
Aging
AARP in New Jersey

ElderWeb – New Jersey

New Jersey Division of Senior Affairs

Princeton Senior Resource Center

National Resources
AIDS/HIV
New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services – Division of AIDS Prevention and Control
Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s Association – Chapters in New Jersey

National Resources
Apraxia
Apraxia Network of Bergen County

National Resources
Arts
Very Special Arts New Jersey

National Resources
Asperger Syndrome
(ASPEN) Asperger Syndrome Education Network)

National Resources
Assistive Technology
National Resources
Autism
New Horizons in Autism

Parents of Autistic Children of Ocean County and the Vicinity (POAC)

Parents of Autistic Children Together (PACT) (Southwest New Jersey Chapter of the Autism Society of America)

National Resources
Blindness and Visual Impairments
New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired

St. Joseph’s School for the Blind

National Resources
Brain Injury
Brain Injury Association of New Jersey

National Resources
Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Palsy of Essex & West Hudson

United Cerebral Palsy Associations of New Jersey

National Resources
Children
Association for Children of New Jersey

New Jersey Association of Children’s Residential Facilities

New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services – Special Child & Adult Health Services – Services For Children With Special Health Care Needs

New Jersey Division of Family Health Services, Early Intervention Services (EIP)

New Jersey Statewide Parent to Parent

NICHCY State Contact Sheet

Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN)

National Resources
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
New Jersey Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & Fibromyalgia Center

New Jersey Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Association

National Resources
Communication Disorders
See also Deaf-Blindness, Deafness and Hearing Impairments

New Jersey Speech and Hearing Association

National Resources
Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Greater New Jersey Chapter

National Resources
Deaf-Blindness
See also Blindness, Communication Disorders, Deafness

National Family Association for Deaf-Blind – New Jersey

National Resources
Deafness and Hearing Impairments
See also Communication Disorders, Deaf-Blindness, Deafness and Hearing Impairments – Schools

Deaf Golf Association

New Jersey Association of the Deaf

New Jersey Deaf Awareness Week

New Jersey Deaf Education Affiliates

New Jersey Division of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

New Jersey Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (NJBDA)

Northwest Jersey Association of the Deaf (NWJAD)

National Resources
Deafness and Hearing Impairments – Schools
See also Education

Bruce Street School

Lake Drive School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children

Marie H. Katzenbach School for the Deaf
Developmental Disabilities
See also Children, Multi-Service Agencies

Alternatives

Arc of New Jersey

Bergen and Passaic Counties

Burlington County

Cape May County

Cumberland County

Essex

Hunterdon County

Messer

Middlesex County

Monmouth

Somerset

Sussex County (SCARC)

Union
Developmental Disabilities Health Alliance (Managed care organization for people with developmental disabilities)

Developmental Disabilities (DD) Planning Institute

Elizabeth M. Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities (university affiiated program)

Matheny School and Hospital (a teaching hospital for people of all ages with developmental disabilities; specializes in the care of people with cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, spina bifida, and Lesch-Nyhan Disease)

New Jersey Developmental Disabilities Council
New Jersey Division of Developmental Disabilities

National Resources
Diabetes
American Diabetes Association – Serving New Jersey
Down Syndrome
Bringing Up Down Syndrome (BUDS)
Education
ASAH (the Association of Schools and Agencies for the Handicapped)

Coalition of Southern New Jersey Private Special Education Schools (includes the Brookfield Academy, Cerebral Palsy Center of Gloucester & Salem Counties, Kingsway Learning Center, LARC School, St. John of God Community Services, Therapeutic Learning Center)

Matheny School and Hospital

New Jersey Deaf Education Affiliates

New Jersey Department of Education – Frequently Asked Questions of the Office of Special Education

New Jersey Department of Human Services – Regional Schools [added 11/30/01]

See also Deafness and Hearing Impairments – Schools
Employment
See also Multi-Service Agencies, Vocational Rehabilitation

Goodwill Industries of Southern New Jersey [link not working 7/7/01]
Epilepsy
Epilepsy Foundation New Jersey

National Resources
Financial Assistance
Developmental Disabilities Health Alliance

New Jersey Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund [added 11/30/01]

New Jersey Department of Labor, Division of Temporary Disability Insurance [updated 11/30/01]

New Jersey Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services (DMAHS) [added 11/30/01]

New Jersey Division of Disability Determination Services [added 11/30/01]

New Jersey Ticket to Work [updated 11/30/01]

National Resources
Health (General)
New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services – Special Child , Adult and Early Intervention Services

National Resources
Heart Disorders
American Heart Association – Heritage Affiliate – New Jersey

National Resources
Housing
See also Multi-Service Agencies

Good Neighbors, Community Living for People with Disabilities [added 11/30/01]

New Jersey Division of Housing and Community Resources [added 11/30/01]

Supportive Housing Association of New Jersey

UJA-Association for Developmental Disabilties (UJA-ADD)

National Resources
Hydrocephalus
National Resources
Independent Living
Alliance for Disabled In Action (Edison)

New Jersey Association of County Offices for the Disabled (Workforce New Jersey)

New Jersey Statewide Independent Living Council

Project Freedom

National Resources
Learning Disabilities
Community School of Bergen County, NJ

International Dyslexia Association – New Jersey Branch

Learning Disabled Children Parent Support Group

New Jersey State Resources (LD OnLine)

New Jersey State Resources Literacy and Learning Disabilities

National Resources
Legal Rights
See Advocacy and Legal Rights
Leukemia
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – New Jersey

National Resources
Lyme Disease
Lyme Disease Network

National Resources
Mental Illness
Family Services of Burlington County

Mental Health Association in New Jersey

NAMI New Jersey

New Jersey Association of Mental Health Agencies

New Jersey Division of Mental Health Services

National Resources
Mental Retardation
See Developmental Disabilities
Multi-Service Agencies
See also Developmental Disabilities

Alternatives

Center for Humanistic Change of New Jersey (CHC)

Community Access Unlimited

Matheny School and Hospital

SERV Behavioral Health System

Spectrum for Living [added 8/17/01]
Multiple Sclerosis
National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Greater North Jersey Chapter

NMSS Mid-Jersey Chapter

National Resources
Personal Assistants
New Jersey This Personal Assistance Services Program (PASP)

National Resources
Respite Services
National Respite Locator Service – New Jersey Respite Programs

National Resources
Spina Bifida
Spina Bifida Association of the Tri-State Region

National Resources
Sports and Recreation
Accessible Fishing in New Jersey

New Jersey Office of Recreation

South Jersey Deaf Golf Association

Special Olympics New Jersey

National Resources
Tourette Syndrome
Tourette Syndrome Association of New Jersey

National Resources
Transportation
New Jersey Transit – Accessible Services

Project ACTION Accessible Traveler’s Database – New Jersey Cities

National Resources
Vocational Rehabilitation
See also Employment

Abilities of Northwest Jersey

New Jersey Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services

National Resources

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