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SPAN runs multiple programs and projects that support youth, young adults, families, and caregivers to be advocates and leaders in their communities. Our services include informative materials, webinars, in-person and online trainings, conferences, one-on-one assistance, and much more. We also offer information, resources, and support to professionals, policymakers, and other Parent Centers like ours throughout the United States and US Territories.
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Protect Your Child’s Rights to COVID-19-Related Compensatory Education/ Protege los derechos de su hijo/a para recibir Educación Compensatoria Relacionada con COVID-19
Preparación para la mayoría de edad: toma de decisiones asistida y otras opciones de asistencia En Nueva Jersey, un niño se convierte en adulto a la edad de 18 años, y todos los derechos parentales se transfieren al niño al alcanzar esta mayoría de edad. Si prevé que...
Title: Preparing for the Age of Majority: Supported Decision-Making and Other Support Options In New Jersey, a child becomes an adult at the age of 18, and all parental rights transfer to the child upon reaching this age of majority. If you expect your child with...
Notice of Language Assistance: If you have difficulty understanding English, you may, free of charge, request language assistance services for this Department information by calling 1-800-USA-LEARN (1-800-872-5327) (TTY: 1-800-877-8339), or email us at:...
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SPAN Library of Resources | This is a link listing all of our resources available, ranging from Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM) to Evaluations.
Health Advocacy Toolkit | This three-part video series provides information and tools for families of and individuals with developmental disabilities so they can access health insurance/health coverage and healthcare. Information is broken down as: (1) health insurance and healthcare financing, (2) partnerships, advocacy, appeals, and resources, and (3) healthcare transition to adulthood.
SPAN Fact Sheets | These focused documents provide information on a variety of topics related to special education and the rights of children with disabilities and their families. Available in several languages.
NJ Department of Human Services: New Jersey Resources, 2019–2020 | This comprehensive resource from the state of New Jersey, updated annually, identifies the various programs and services the Department of Human Services offers to New Jersey residents, caregivers and advocates.