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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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September 30, 2019

Debra Jennings Remarks on Newark’s Top Issues in Special Education

SPAN Executive Co-Director, Debra Jennings, was quoted in a Chalkbeat article on issues facing special education in Newark's schools.  “These...
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September 16, 2019

WholeLife NJ Introduces Its New App

WholeLife NJ has announced the release of its "Eat, Play, Parent" app. Read more about this new resource below: WholeLife...
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September 10, 2019

NJ’s Ranking in Special Education System Review

How did NJ's Special Education system fared in the US Department of Education's review of its Special Education State Performance...
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Press Releases

November 9, 2020

SPAN Responds to Court Committee Request for Public Input on Limiting Role of Non-Lawyer Advocates in Special Education

Court Committee Seeks Public Input on Limiting Role of Non-Lawyer Advocates in Special Education The NJ Supreme Court Committee on...
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October 21, 2020

Families, Youth and Professionals to Benefit from New SPAN Funding Awards

SPAN Parent Advisory Network of Newark, NJ is pleased to announce that it has received new or renewal funding from...
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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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