We hope you will find the various articles, links, and downloadable documents helpful to you and your family.
LOCAL RESOURCE (NEW JERSEY SPECIFIC)
As part of the work of New Jersey’s Learn the Signs. Act Early. team, the Governor’s Council on the Prevention of Developmental Disabilities provided support to have the following CDC Learn the Sign. Act Early. materials translated into Arabic, Korean, and Portuguese:
· Developmental Screening Fact Sheet (a fact sheet that contains information for parents about developmental screenings)
· Milestone Informational Card (this includes some key milestones from 7 months to 4 years of age and questions parents can ask their child’s doctor)
· Tips for Talking with Parents (a tip sheet to help early educators and childcare providers share concerns about a child with the parent)
These are available for free downloading from the CDC’s Learn the Signs. Act Early. website:
New Jersey’s Learn the Signs. Act Early. state team is facilitated by The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities, NJ’s University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities. For more information about this initiative, contact Kathy Roberson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 732-235-9317.
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A first-of-its-kind internet web channel dedicated to autism and other neurological disorders. The mission of Childnett.tv is to reach out globally to families, clinicians and educators, connecting them through the internet, to information related to autism and other neurological disorders Established in 2003, Childnett.tv is an internet access web channel that broadcasts interactive programming 24/7 via the internet. Our lineup includes streaming video related to autism and other neurological disorders. Families, clinicians and educators can witness the latest therapies and treatments, seminars, as well as personal stories—all for free. The Dan Marino Foundation is funding Childnett.tv, to improve the lives of families around the world. It is our hope the information you see will help ensure every child with developmental disabilities reaches his or her highest potential.
NECTAC is the national early childhood technical assistance center supported by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs. NECTAC serves all 50 states and 10 jurisdictions with an array of services and supports to improve service systems and outcomes for infants, toddlers, and preschool aged children with special needs and their families. Each state's Part C and Section 619 Program Coordinators have a contact person at NECTAC and request TA on behalf of their state programs. Funded since 2001, NECTAC and its predecessor TA projects have a foundation of over thirty-five years of technical assistance excellence in early childhood services.
Manitas por Autismo
This website provides information and supports to Spanish-speaking families with children on the autism spectrum.
Zero to Three
ZERO TO THREE's mission is to support the healthy development and well-being of infants, toddlers and their families. ZERO TO THREE is a 30-year-old national nonprofit multidisciplinary organization that advances our mission by informing, education and supporting adults who influence the lives of infants and toddlers.
Helpful Autism Links
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Autism Society of America
New Jersey Early Intervention System
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
New Jersey Department of Education
Aspergers Syndrome Education Network
The National Institue of Mental Health
Technical Assistance center on Social Emontional Intervention for Young Children
NJ Autism Insurance Bill
Parents of Autistic Children