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SPAN Web-based resources for families

You can find a document that provides links to key resources of interest to families regarding early intervention, special education (including parental rights, the evaluation and IEP process, transition to adult life, and dispute resolution mechanisms), health and healthcare (including mental health and health for children with special needs), and other resources available on the SPAN website at http://www.spanadvocacy.org/content/resources-span-website-ei-special-ed....

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SPAN Supports Immigrant Children and Families!

SPAN strongly supports ensuring the safety and protection and well-being of our state and nation's immigrants, whether or not they are documented.  We welcome all NJ families to our events and acttivities and services, regardless of race, ethnicity, language, disability, religion, marital status, age, and./or immigrant status.  We support all New Jersey communities becoming Sanctuary Cities!  And as members of  the NJ Alliance for Immigrant Justice (http://www.njimmigrantjustice.org/), we work to ensure access to services, support family unity, and develop policies and strategies that provide

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New Resource: Family Guide to Transition Services in NJ

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SPAN is pleased to provide you with this Family Guide to Transition Services in New Jersey. By providing one cohesive document on the transition process, services, and supports, we hope to make the journey easier for everyone. Transition can be a complicated time—this guide can answer your questions and can make transition a successful period for families and youth/young adults with disabilities.  

http://www.spanadvocacy.org/content/family-guide-to-transition-services-in-nj#overlay-context=search/node/family%2520guide%2520to%2520transition

NJ Special Education Code Changes Vacated

On June 21, in a special session of the NJ State Board of Education meeting, the NJSBOE voted to vacate the vote they took in April approving proposed changes to New Jersey's Special Education Code.  In addition, they voted to readopt 6A:14 (Special Education Code) with only technical amendments, which reflected changes in the statute, misspellings, etc.
In the months preceding this rare retrenchment, many parents and advocates voiced their experiences and opinions about the changes, the lack of inclusion in the Education Transformation Task Force's work which suggested many of the changes,

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