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Posted by: NJ Kids Team - April 02, 2013

Asperger Syndrome Education Network(ASPEN) -  SPEN provides families and individuals whose lives are affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders (Asperger Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder-NOS, High Functioning Autism), and Nonverbal Learning Disabilities with:Education, Support , and Advocacy .  Chapter meet monthly in NJ, alternating parent support meetings with speaker presentations.  aspennj.org, 732-321-0880

Association for Special Children and Families (ASCF)  - support group, tutoring program, clubs and workshops for children of  with special needs.  ascfamily.org, 973-728-8744

Brain Injury Association of NJ - a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life people experience after brain injury.   The knowledgeable and experienced Community Resource Specialists will become your primary resource of information, education, advocacy, and hope.  Support groups in NJ.   bianj.org, 800-669-4323

Cerebral Palsy of NJ, Inc. cpnj.org, 888-322-1918

Cerebral Palsy Guidance  - Provide answers and assistance to parents of a child with cerebral palsy.  Cover cerebral palsy from all angles–from symptoms, causes, and treatment, to daily living information, such as communication and transitioning to adulthood articles.   http://www.cerebralpalsyguidance.com/

Cerebral Palsy Group - Provides free educational information and support to those who have been affected by cerebral palsy.

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) - a membership organization that supports children with ADHD, adults with ADHD, parents, teachers and professionals.  chadd.org, 800-233-4050

The Cord Blood Center cordbloodbanking.com.  Guide to Cord Blood Banking cordbloodguide.com

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) provides information on depression and bipolar disorder, online tools, and support groups across the USA. Find help from the leading national organization for people with mood disorders.  New Jersey Support Groups provide a caring environment for people to come together to discuss their challenges and successes in living with a mood disorder, or supporting a loved one with a mood disorder. .    dbsanewjersey.org, 800-826-3632

Disability Rights NJ (DRNJ) drnj.org, 800-922-7233

Epilepsy Foundation of NJ efnj.com, 800-336-5843

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International jdrf.org, 800-533-2873

Learning Disabilities Association of America (NJ Chapter) Idaamerica.org, 973-2655-4303

Mental Health Association of NJ mhanj.org, 973-571-4100

National Center for Learning Disabilities ncld.org, 888-575-7373

National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) ndss.org, 800-221-4602

National Federation of the Blind of NJ (NFB) nfbnj.org, 866-632-1940

NJ Association of the Deaf-Blind (NJADB) www.afb.org, 732-805-1912

NJ Autism Resources www.autismspeaks.org/community/fsdb/state.php?sid=35

NJ Center for Outreach & Services for the Autism Community (COSAC) jncosac.org, 800-4-Autism

NJ Council on Developmental Disabilities (NJCDD) njddc.org, 800-792-8858

NJ Department of Education (Office of Special Educatiton Programs) njsha.org, 609-359-5308

Quit Smoking Community - awareness of the consequences of smoking and helps communities become smoke-free.   quitsmokingcommunity.org

Rehab - Substance Abuse and Anxiety Disorders/Panic Attacks - www.rehabs.com/guides/substance-abuse-and-anxiety-disorders/

Selective Mutism Group-Childhood Anxiety Network www.selectivemutism.org

Selective Mutism - A Teacher/Parent Guide to Helping Selectively Mute and Shy Children.  Monthly Northern Jersey Selective Mutism Support Group.  http://www.selective-mutism.com/

Special Child Health Services (Early Intervention in NJ) nj.gov/health/fhs/eis/index.shtml, 888-653-4463 

Special Olympics NJ sonj.org, 800-650-SONJ

Spina Bifida Association of the Tri-State Region sbatsr.org, 877-722-8774

Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN) spannj.org, 800-654-SPAN

The Arc of New Jersey arcnj.org, 732-246-2525

The International Dyslexia Association - NJ Branch interdys.org, 908-876-1179

Tourette Syndrome Association of NJ tsanj.org, 908-575-7350

Wrightslaw Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities Yellowpagesforkids.com/help/nj.htm

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Posted by: NJ Kids Team| April 02, 2013
Categories:  Special Needs
Subcategories:  Special Need Tips
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