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January 28, 2020

NJ Statewide Network for Cultural Competence (NJSNCC) — 9th Annual Conference, 2020

Building Bridges, Breaking Barriers & Cultivating Cultural Competency with the Diverse Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community April 21, 2020...
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January 28, 2020

Ways & Means Committee Livestream, Tues., 1/28/2020, 10:00: “Paid Leave for All Toolkit”

ANNOUNCEMENT: SPAN's Lauren Agoratus' "Paid Leave for All Digital Toolkit" will be featured by Congressman Pallone (D-NJ 6th District) during...
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January 16, 2020

Diana Autin Speaks on Ability Radio Podcast

January 14, 2020  |  SPAN Executive Co-Director, Diana Autin, was a guest on "Ability Radio", a weekly podcast from the...
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December 17, 2019

SPAN EHDI Director Publishes Family’s Advocacy Story

Pam Aasen, Director of SPAN's Early Hearing Detection & Intervention (EHDI) Mentoring & Family Engagement Project, has published a feature...
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December 9, 2019

State report reveals that Newark fails to enforce key special education mandates

"State monitors have ordered Newark to take corrective action after finding that the city’s public schools are failing to meet...
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October 16, 2019

NJ Council on Developmental Disabilities Urges Inclusion of Children with Disabilities in School Emergency Plans

Director of SPAN Public Policy, Peggy Kinsell, in her role as the New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities Subcommittee Chairperson,...
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Press Releases

January 29, 2020

SPAN’s Deepa Srinivasavaradan Receives Merle McPherson Award from the Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs

SPAN Parent Advocacy Network congratulates Deepa Srinivasavaradan, the CDC’s “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” Ambassador to NJ, for being nominated...
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July 15, 2019

Autin testifies before Health Subcommittee of House Committee on Energy and Commerce

SPAN Executive Co-Director, Diana Autin, testified before the Health Subcommittee of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce on June...
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June 11, 2019

The New Jersey Deaf Mentor Program @ Kidz Village

The New Jersey Deaf Mentor Program's Kick-Off Event took place on Saturday, June 8th at Kidz Village in Woodbridge. Families...
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May 28, 2019

Diana Autin’s comments in NJ Spotlight, May 28, 2019

Read SPAN Executive Co-Director Diana Autin's comments in the May 28, 2019 NJ Spotlight article: "Feds Order NJ to Come up with...
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May 28, 2019

Diana Autin speaks on new legislation to reauthorize the Family to Family Health Information Centers

Legislation to reauthorize the Family to Family Health Information Centers (F2Fs) for the next five years has been introduced with...
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February 21, 2018

SPAN Statement on the Stoneman Douglas High School Mass Shooting in Parkland, FL

In the wake of the latest tragedy out of Florida, all at SPAN—each of us a parent, child, sibling, or...
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