Training & Events

The Family Support Center of NJ training department conducts interactive sessions intended to assist families of children with developmental disabilities targeting different age ranges in order to address unique needs. For professionals, trainings are provided across various disability specific areas of interest, including; education, employment and other professional development areas. Within each of the training sessions, attendees are exposed to appropriate advocacy strategies and are encouraged to develop a person centered approach towards planning and services.

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Upcoming Trainings

Jun
2
Tue
Webinar: What is the ABLE Act? @ Online
Jun 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join this informative webinar to learn about the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act. An overview of this innovative savings program for individuals with disabilities will be provided, the benefits and limitations of ABLE acts will be discussed, as well as, how an ABLE account is the perfect complement to a comprehensive estate plan.

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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Jun
11
Thu
Webinar: The Autism-Epilepsy Connection @ Online
Jun 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Epilepsy and related complications can occur in up to 40% of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), associated with an increasing risk with age. Epilepsy and Autism can have common biological origins, so that understanding the causes of Epilepsy can give insight into the mechanisms of ASD. Since Epilepsy can often be successfully treated, proper identification and diagnosis is essential, particularly for clinically “silent” forms.

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