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Concerned About Your Child's Development
How To Make a Referral Developmental Brochure Act Early-CDC Ages & Stages: Developmental Milestones Questionnaire Child Development
What is Early Intervention?
Our Mission How Does Early Intervention Support Your Child & Family?
English Version
First Steps: Getting Started
Referral
Making a Referral/ System Point of Entry Developmental Brochure
Steps In The Process: What To Expect
Steps In The Process: What To Expect (PDF)
Some Things To Think About
Some Things To Think About
Family Cost Participation
Family Cost Participation Family Cost Policies & Procedures Family Cost Policies & Procedures (Spanish)
Family Rights in Early Intervention
Family Rights Procedural Safeguards
NJ Birth to Three Early Learning Standards
NJ Birth to Three Early Learning Standards
Turning Three: Beyond Early Intervention
A Basic Guide to Special Education Transition Handbook Turning Three: Transition to Preschool Special Education (pdf version) Turning Three: Transition to Preschool Special Education (online version) A Guide to Educational Acronyms: What’s in the Alphabet Soup? Preschool Checklist Letter to Refer Child to School District (sample) NJ Department of Education
Resources
Advocacy
Disability Rights New Jersey Education Law Center NJ Coalition for Inclusive Education People First Language Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN) Wrightslaw
Affordable Care Act
Ambassador Training Top Five Things You Need To Know Coverage Facts Raising Awareness
Assistive Technology
NJ Coalition for the Advancement of Assistive & Rehab Technology Disability Resources for Assistive Technology Assistive Technology Center (Advancing Opportunities) Family Resource Connection, Inc.
Autism
Autism Family Service of New Jersey CDC Autism Factsheet First Signs NJ Brochure Parents Of Autistic Children (POAC)
Blind/Visually Impaired
AFB American Foundation for the Blind
Child Care
Childcare cost NJ County Childcare Resource and Referral Agencies NJ Inclusive Childcare Project
Deaf & Hearing Loss
ASL/TC Instruction Options Communication Strategies for Children with a Hearing Loss Creating an Improved Listening Environment Glossary of Terms Hearing Loss Communication Options Internet and Professional Resources
Disabilities
The Arc of New Jersey Autism Family Service of New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities National Information Center for Children & Youth with Disabilities NJ Children’s System of Care Resources for Families in Early Intervention
DOE Learning Resource Centers
DOE Learning Resource Centers
Early Intervention
New Jersey Early Intervention System
Early Literacy
Developmental Milestones of Early Literacy (English) Developmental Milestones of Early Literacy (Spanish) Everyday Ways to Support Your Baby’s and Toddler’s Early Learning Helping Your Children Become Readers (English) Helping Your Children Become Readers (Spanish) RIF Multicultural Literacy Campaign Fact Sheet Tips for Reading Aloud With Babies
Education
NJ Dept. of Education NJ Dept. of Special Education NJ Dept of Early Childhood Education Head Start Programs The Learning Resouces Centers Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (NECTAC) Parent Training and Information Center Bringing Internet Services to your home is easy and affordable
Family Support
Boggs Center Caregivers of New Jersey Family Success Centers Family Support Center of NJ NJ DCF Family Support Organizations NJ Self-Help Clearinghouse Exceptional Parent
Health and Other Resources
The Arc of NJ's free Diabetes booklet and DVD-Eng./Span Health & Other Resources For Families
Health Care
Community Health Law Project Guide to Dealing wtih Insurance Co Family to Family Health Information Center Family Voices (Health Issues) NJ Family Care (Health Coverage) Medicaid HMO Fact Sheet Medicaid HMO Fact Sheet (Spanish Version) NJ Resources for Lead Poisoning and Screening Medical Home FAMILY brochure Medical Home FAMILY brochure (Spanish) Medical Home Provider brochure Medical Home Provider brochure (Spanish) Medicaid
Parenting
Parenting Parent Information
Parent to Parent Support
National Father’s Network NJ Statewide Parent to Parent Support Parent 2 Parent Newsletters Parent 2 Parent Newsletters (Spanish) START Project
Parent Groups
Down Syndrome
Postpartum Depression
Postpartum Depression
Shadow Counselors / Mentors
CDR Camp Camp Yachad
Social Services
Division of Prevention and Community Partnerships (DPCP) Division of Youth and Family Services Special Child Health Services Supplemental Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Women, Infant and Children (WIC)
Support Groups
Postpartum Depression Support Groups
Resources for Families in Early Intervention *pdf*
Resources for Families in Early Intervention (complete listing)
Tips for Families or Agencies impacted by Hurricane Sandy
Tips for Families Impacted by Hurricane Sandy Tips for Agencies Impacted by Hurricane Sandy
Webinars
The Infant Toddler Coordinators Association (ITCA)
Disability Specific Resources:
Autism
autism Navigating Through The Maze Autism NJ Autism Speaks Autims Society of America
(CEC) Exceptional Child
(CEC) Exceptional Child
Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Palsy of NJ (Advancing Opportunities United Cerebral Palsy of Hudson County
Deaf & Hearing Loss
ASL/TC Instruction Options Communication Strategies for Children with a Hearing Loss Creating an Improved Listening Environment Glossary of Terms Hearing Loss Communication Options Internet and Professional Resources
Down Syndrome
AAP Guide for Down Syndrome The Arc of NJ Central NJ DS Parent Advocacy Group Down Syndrome Association of Central NJ, Down Syndrome Web Page DownsEd USA - Educational Research National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC) NIH establishes Down syndrome patient registry Preferred Language Guide Research Down Syndrome (RDS) foundation Spanish Down Syndrome website The Judy Center for Down Syndrome (healthcare) Simply Smarter Kids-Memory, an app for improving working memory YourChild: Development and Behavior Resources
Exceptional Parent
Exceptional Parent
Fragile X Syndrome
The National Fragile X Foundation
Hearing Impairment
Division of Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Rare Disorders
Rare Disorders Disability Resources
Resources for Families in Early Intervention *pdf*
Resouces for Families in Early Intervention (complete listing)
Spina Bifida
Spina Bifida Assoc. of the Tri- State region
Sibling Resources
The Sibling Support Project, Parents and Agencies Supporting Siblings (PASS); Frequently Asked Questions Siblings Need to Know About their Brother or Sister with Special Needs
Inclusion Resouces
“Special Needs Successful Inclusion: A Guide to Planning Community Activities for Children with Special Needs” NECTAC: Inclusion
Visual Impairment
Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired National Federation of the Blind, American Foundation for the Blind,
Recursos en Espanol/Spanish
CONSEJOS PARA FAMILIAS AFECTADAS POR EL HURACÁN SANDY CONSEJOS PARA AGENCIAS QUE TRABAJAN CON FAMILIAS AFECTADAS POR EL HURACÁN SANDY Developmental Milestones of Early Literacy (Spanish) Family Cost Policies & Procedures (Spanish) Glosario Helping Your Children Become Readers (Spanish) Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) - Spanish Glossary of terms Instrumento sobre el temperamento del bebé y del niño pequeño LSNJ LAW - Las Leyes en New Jersey y Usted Medicaid HMO Fact Sheet (Spanish Version) Medical Home FAMILY brochure (Spanish) Medical Home Provider brochure (Spanish) OSEP Glossary of Spanish Translations of Common IDEA Terms Padres 2 boletines para los padres Salud y Otro Recursos Seguro Social Spanish Down Syndrome website Supervisión de la salud de niños con síndrome de Down Tener servicio de Internet en su hogar ahora es fácil y asequible
Professional Resources
Early and Continuous Screening websites and resources Quick reference guide for early screening
Websites
Act Early-CDC Autism Family Service of New Jersey Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) First Signs Jersey Family Fun list of story times Literacy / Reading National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY) National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (NECTAC) NJ Parent Link Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN) USC University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Wrightslaw Zero to Three
Newsletters
Fall 2013 Newsletter Summer 2013 E-zine Spring 2013 Newsletter Winter 2013
Statewide Interagency Coordinating Council (SICC)
SICC Meeting Dates 2014 Statewide Interagency Coordinating Council (SICC)
Regional Early Intervention Collaboratives (REICs)
Regional Family Support Coordinators
Regional Family Calendar of Events
Helpful Hands REIC (Northeast) Family Link REIC (Northwest) Mid Jersey CARES REIC (Central) Southern REIC (South) *Upcoming Events and Workshops*
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