The NJCDD is developing its Five-Year StatePlan for 2022- 2026. We want to hear from YOU - individuals with I/DD, families, caregivers and other stakeholders about what is working; what needs to change; and, how it could be changed for individuals with I/DD and their families.
The goal of this program is to prepare the next generation of disability advocates to work toward meaningful change in our state.
Our Partnership and Innovation Accelerator Pilot (PIAP) Program grant featuring the Chancellor's Advancing Health Equity and Social Justice Pilots is now live!
In response to the global pandemic, New York Life Foundation has changed the focus of the 2nd cycle of the Grief Reach Grants in 2020 to support to organizations providing childhood bereavement support during this global pandemic.
The NJ Dept. of Community Affairs (DCA) has announced the COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program, which will provide temporary rental assistance to selected low and moderate income households who have experienced unemployment or reduced income due to the pandemic.
The Spectrum Works Online SLE Remote Work and Learning Program Gives Young Adults with Autism a Sense of Purpose While at Home
Non-profit provides online job training and employment program for young adults with autism this summer
COUNTY OF BERGEN ANNOUNCES GRANT PROGRAMS TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL RELIEF FOR MUNICIPALTIES AND SMALL BUSINESSES IMPACTED BY COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Bergen County CARES provides Direct Reimbursement to Municipalities and Small Business Grants up to $10,000 for eligible local businesses
County of Bergen Annouces Grant Programs to Provide Financial Relief for Municipalities and Small Businessness Impacted by the Pandemic
The programs, which utilize CARES Act relief funds, will provide direct reimbursement to municipalities for costs associated with health officials, law enforcement, personal protective equipment (PPE) and social distancing improvements.
Do you know someone preparing for college or university next semester? Students with ADHD planning to attend college or university can now apply for the Nicholas Costa Undergraduate Scholarship.
Bringing The Mental Health Conversation to NJ
Today’s children grow up immersed in digital media, which has both positive and negative effects on healthy development. The nation’s largest group of pediatricians provides new set of recommendations and resources, including an interactive media use planning tool, to help families balance digital and real life from birth to adulthood.
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National experts discussed how they used AT to transform their organizations and support people with disabilities.
As national best practices demonstrate, ensuring quality services is a process that begins with the measurement of key performance indicators.
Plan for emergency situations fires, natural disasters, active shooters, terrorism, and even the unplanned release of chemicals
Highlights From the Monitoring the Future (MTF) Survey
Webinar: Responding to Individuals in Behavioral Health Crisis via Co-Responder Models: The Roles of Cities, Counties, Law Enforcement, and Providers
the model provides law enforcement with appropriate alternatives to arrest as they respond to individuals in crisis. This new resource brief details multiple co-responder models available to city and county leaders. It also provides information on the benefits of co-responder models; how to move forward.
The Task Force is seeking input on Youth Justice topics
The Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) is committed to ensuring the safety and health of the individuals we serve. This begins by ensuring that providers and caregivers have access to quality resources that can inform and educate them about health-related issues that can affect individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
DDD’s Timeline for Students Exiting School and Turning 21, commonly known as the Graduates Timeline, is now available. This timeline provides next steps for students who are turning 21, exiting the school system, and interested in accessing adult services through DDD.
The Revised Family Crisis Handbook: A Mental Health, Stabilization, and Wellness Toolkit is now available online, at no cost. This is an extremely valuable resource for individuals with disabilities who have a dual diagnosis, their families, and professional caregivers.