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Welcome to the Family Support Center of NJ

What’s New

  • The Boggs Center has published Providing Respite: Supporting People and Families Across the Lifespan, in partnership with the NJ Lifespan Respite Program. This booklet offers an overview of respite and highlights the positive impact that respite makes in the lives of people with disabilities, seniors, and their families.
  • DDD has published a guide to accessing services/support for 2015 graduates aging out of the school system. This timeline applies to students who have exhausted their educational entitlement by turning 21 years of age within the 2014/2015 school year. View here
  • FSCNJ has developed a new comprehensive website designed to help families who are dealing with the transition from school to work. Called “Transition Matters”, the site can be accessed as a popular link on our home page or through its own URL: www.transitionmattersnj.org. Take a look at the website and let us know what you think!
  • Find resources regarding the realignment of services through the Department of Children and Families and the Division of Developmental Disabilities here.
Upcoming Events
Apr
14
Tue
12:00 pm Webinar: Anxiety and Autism @ Online
Webinar: Anxiety and Autism @ Online
Apr 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Anxiety is very common in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), and it can often create many challenges. Fortunately, there are effective treatments. This webinar will be a discussion of how anxiety is related to ASD symptoms, how it can
3:00 pm FRN Marketplace & Job Fair – Uni... @ Children's Specialized Hospital
FRN Marketplace & Job Fair – Uni... @ Children's Specialized Hospital
Apr 14 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Visit the FRN Marketplace to experience the programs and services FRN has to offer children and adults with developmental disabilities. Interactive sessions with program staff Guide to children services (DCF) and adult services (DDD) Light refreshments Door prizes and giveaways div.maxbutton-8-container
Apr
16
Thu
10:00 am Life Line for the Journey – Atla... @ Atlantic County Library - Galloway Branch
Life Line for the Journey – Atla... @ Atlantic County Library - Galloway Branch
Apr 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Who should attend? Parents, caregivers and interested professionals seeking to gain information, resources and tools for navigating the special education systems for children from birth to age 14. Workshop learning objectives include: Identify appropriate supports and services Activities to practice effective communication and advocacy
Apr
21
Tue
6:00 pm Current Issues in Disability Law... @ Kingsway Learning Center
Current Issues in Disability Law... @ Kingsway Learning Center
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Current Issues in Disability Law: What Parents Need to Know NOW @ Kingsway Learning Center | Moorestown | New Jersey | United States
The Family Support Center of New Jersey brings families of teens with disabilities a unique opportunity not only to LEARN about important aspects of transition from school to adult life, but also to share WHAT PARENTS NEED TO KNOW NOW
Apr
23
Thu
12:00 pm Webinar: Setting a Goal to Find ... @ Online
Webinar: Setting a Goal to Find ... @ Online
Apr 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
It’s a tough job market out there! Like everyone else, people with autism, Asperger’s, and all unique ways of being; need to define individual strengths, needs, and setting goals and objectives to help plan their route to succeed. This webinar