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Today is National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day!

Today is National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day!  Watch the Children's Mental Health Awareness Legislative Briefing lhere. #childrensmentalhealthmatters#endstigma #1in5 #mhm2018.  Follow#mentalhealthmatters #endstigma #1in5 #mentalhealthawarenessHelp raise awareness in your state or community

Multi-Cultural/Lingual TV Shows on Developmental MIlestones in Young Children!

Interested in learning about developmental milestones in young children? 

Check out these TV shows representing eight (8) different cultures and languages at https://shriver.umassmed.edu/community-resources/cultural-resources/1-2-3-grow

 

 

 

SPAN Awarded Funding to Continue as NJ's Family to Family Health Information Center!

We are pleased to announce that SPAN received word today that we have been refunded to continue to serve as NJ's Family to Family Health Information Center! Excited to be able to inform and empower families of children and youth with special healthcare needs as leaders in their families, communities, our state, and nation! Check out our F2F resources at www.spanadvocacy.org/…/family-family-health-information-cen… and our Health Advocacy Toolkit at www.spanadvocacy.org/content/health-advocacy-toolkit.

NJ Special Education Coalition Shares Action Steps on Code Changes

On April 22, 2013,  more than 1300 participants joined  the N.J. Special Education Stakeholder Coalition on conference call to review its positions on several changes to N.J. Administrative Code in the area of Special Education.  The call was hosted by Marie Blistan, from the New Jersey Education Association; Peg Kinsell, from the Statewide Parent Advocacy Network; and Jennifer Halper, representing Disability Rights New Jersey.

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