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American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
This site assists parents and families in understanding develop-mental,
behavioral, emotional and mental disorders affecting children and adolescents.
American Coalition of Fathers and Children. Promotes equal rights for all parties
involved in a divorce. Believes both biological parents should be responsible
for raising and caring for children.
ADHD & You
Whether you have Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), or you care for someone who does,
ADHD & You is dedicated to helping you understand ADHD and how it is managed.
Association for Children of New Jersey (ACNJ)
For 25 years, the Association for Children of New Jersey has been the voice for children,
demanding action for children who have no power to wield, no vote to cast, no
campaign contributions to make.
Sesame Street Autism Resources for Parents
Autism Resources for Families
CDC Autism Links and Resources
Operation Autism for Military Families
Estate Planning for Parents of Kids with Autism
Autism New Jersey
Autism New Jersey is the largest statewide network of parents and professionals dedicated to
improving lives of individuals with autism spectrum disorders. Self-advocates, families, the
professionals who work with them, government officials, the media, and concerned state residents
all turn to Autism New Jersey for information, compassionate support, and training. Our public
policy work in Trenton, annual conference, and information line (800.4.AUTISM) are just a few
of the ways we make a difference for New Jersey's autism community.
National Center for Autism Resources & Education
Provides educational advocacy and resources on autism and related disorders, including training for families, educators, clinicians and lawyers.
Autism Educational Materials
Materials for Autism Teaching Programs: ABA, VB and more.
AutismNOW Transition Planning
Transition planning is a results-oriented process designed to facilitate the successful movement of high school-aged youth with
disabilities from school to adult life. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) (2004) requires that transition services
be included in a student's Individual Education Plan (IEP) when she or he is 16 years old or younger. (Some states require the process
to begin at 14).
Aquatic Therapy for Children with Autism
The Guide to Aquatic Therapy for Children with Autism
Guide to Flying with an Autistic Child
Up, Up, and Away: The Ultimate Guide to Flying with Autistic Children
For three decades, the Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law has
been the nation's leading legal advocate for people with mental disabilities.
Our precedent-setting litigation has outlawed institutional abuse and won
protections against arbitrary confinement. In the courts and in Congress, our
advocacy has opened up public schools, workplaces, housing and other
opportunities for community life.
Behavior Therapy Associates
Provides HI-STEP Summer Program for children with social skills deficits.
Bipolar Children Support Group
A national, not-for-profit organization of over 5,000 families raising children
diagnosed with, or at risk for, early onset bipolar disorder.
Camp Sunrise is a Christian camping ministry for children and adults with physical, cognitive, and/or
mental disabilities. Our purpose is to create opportunities for individuals with disabilities to know
and experience Jesus Christ. Children (age 8) through adults (age 55) are welcome. Activities include
swimming, hiking, campfires, recreational games, talent show, dance, and off-site trips to a local park
and bowling alley. Our camping program is designed to provide a safe and healthy environment in which
campers with special needs may experience new challenges and opportunities for growth.
With Chegg Tutors, students can get instant access to thousands of online tutors the moment they need a hand.
Once matched with the perfect tutor,they can jump right into a lesson .
Childrens Justice Clinic
The Children's Justice Clinic is a holistic lawyering program using multiple strategies and interdisciplinary approaches to resolve problems
for Camden youth facing juvenile delinquency charges.
Our mission is to meet the special needs of foster families and to advocate
for improved foster care services. Members include foster parents, DYFS staff
and other child advocates.
National Fathers' Resource Center promotes the right of every child to have a heathy
relationship with both parents regardless of family structure.
Fathers' Resource Center
National Center for Fathering provides "insight, information and
training helping you become a better father.
Family Support America is an organization dedicated to promoting,
strengthening and expanding the family support movement.
High Focus Centers are a provider of outpatient substance abuse and psychiatric treatment programs in New Jersey.
Imagine is a year-round grief support center and educational resource for children, teens and adults coping
with loss due to death.
KidsHealth! has separate areas for kids, teens, and parents. The design is fun
and accessible, and there are many articles, games, and other resources. The
site explores such issues as eating disorders, phobias, bipolar disorder,
learning and emotional problems, and many other topics. It also includes a list
of links to related sites.
A global resource on the World Wide Web, where children with special needs,
their families and other caregivers can log on for comprehensive information.
Kidlaw.org is New Jersey's foremost online information source on children and the law.
Thousands of parents and caretakers, children, service providers, educators, attorneys, court staff and volunteers,
and others contact the Kidlaw Center for information and assistance, publications and training on legal issues
Koala Cares Offers the training of mental health first aid to individuals, organizations, first responders and professionals.
NAMI New Jersey
NAMI's efforts focus on support to persons with serious brain disorders and
to their families; advocacy for nondiscriminatory and equitable federal, state,
and private-sector policies; research into the causes, symptoms and treatments
for brain disorders; and education to eliminate the pervasive stigma
surrounding severe mental illness.
National Institute of Mental Health
The mission of the National Institute for Mental Health is to
diminish the burden of mental health through research. This particular area of their website has information
for families and children.
National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health.
A national parent-run organization focused on the
needs of children and youth with emotional, behavioral or mental disorders and their families.
New Jersey Association of Mental Health Agencies, Inc.
Founded in 1951, NJAMHA's mission is to champion
opportunities that advance its members' ability to deliver accessible, quality, efficient and effective
integrated behavioral health care services to mental health consumers and their families.
New Jersey Community Resources
List of New Jersey Community Resource links.
PBS - Public Broadcasting Stations
Founded in 1969, PBS is a private, nonprofit corporation whose members
are America's public TV stations. PBS provides quality TV programming and related
services to 349 noncommercial stations serving all 50 states, Puerto Rico, the
U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam and American Samoa. The GROW Section, which includes
PBS Kids and PBS Parents, can be of particular interest.
Parenting.com is the online home of Parenting magazine, but we want it to be
your online home-away-from-home, too. We offer useful tools, in-depth
information, reality-tested advice, and quick tips. Even more important to us
is our lively community of moms who share their experience, their support - and
even their sense of humor.
Parents Anonymous of New Jersey, Inc. is a statewide non-profit organization
whose mission is to prevent child abuse and neglect and strengthen families.
Pets and People
This listserv enjoys a special focus on psychiatric service dogs.
POAC Autism Services
POAC is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, and has a proven track record of providing services to children and
adults with autism, their families, and the professionals who serve them.
Ramapo for Children is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit
organization serving children with special needs who may typically demonstrate learning,
emotional and behavioral challenges. Ramapo serves more than 400 children with special
needs, ages 5 to 16, in a beautiful, engaging outdoor environment
Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving
Building Support for Caregivers Worldwide.
Research and Training Center on Family Support and Children's Mental Health
The center is dedicated to promoting effective services for families and their children with emotional,
behavioral or mental health disorders.
Scholastic Intervention Solutions
Scholastic Intervention Solutions provides educators with tools and support services for a student's
ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) program. Complete administrative functionality, educational materials,
and support services. Program winners include students, qualified teachers and administration.
Sesame Workshop is a nonprofit educational organization making a meaningful
difference in the lives of children worldwide by addressing their critical
developmental needs. The Workshop develops innovative and engaging educational
content for television, radio, books, magazines, interactive media and
outreach. Taking advantage of all forms of media and using those that are best
suited to delivering a particular curriculum, the Workshop effectively and
efficiently reaches millions of children, parents, caregivers and educators -
locally, nationally and globally.
SPAN - Statewide Parent Advocacy Network
The mission of the Statewide Parent Advocacy Network is to empower families and
inform and involve professionals and other individuals interested in the
healthy development and educational rights of children, to enable all children
to become fully participating and contributing members of our communities and
society. SPAN's principal commitment is to children with the greatest need due
to disability, poverty, geographic location, discrimination based on race, sex,
or language, or other special circumstances.
The SourceBook-Your Guide to National,
International, Telephone and Online Support Groups
This is the XI Edition, 35th Anniversary Edition of The SourceBook: Your Guide to National,
International, Telephone and Online Support Groups, downloadable free electronic edition. It is a compendium of organization
that facilitate community based support groups. This e-version is hyperlinked and works with all smartphones. Number can be
dialed with ease as well as emails and websites.
TASH is an international association of people with disabilities, their family
members, other advocates, and professionals fighting for a society in which
inclusion of all people in all aspects of society is the norm.
We are ordinary people, who one day were forced to live every parent's
nightmare. We know the pain, the fear, the frustration and the aloneness of
having a missing child. Coping with the trauma of having a child who is missing
demands courage and determination on the part of parents and other family
members, who often feel isolated in facing their fears and frustrations.
Teen Challenge Program
Teen Challenge Program is a 15 month residential program for men caught in the vicious
cycle of drug and alcohol abuse and other life controlling problems.
Treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders
Dr. Joyce Bailey offers treatment that is individualized to the needs of the client and approached in a holistic manner
including family, collateral informants, regular psychotherapy according to diagnosis and type of therapy indicated.
Trinitas Regional Medical Center Behavioral Health
Trinitas Regional Medical Center operates one of the most comprehensive departments of
Behavioral Health and Psychiatry in New Jersey. Services are offered along with a full continuum of care,
with specialized services available for adults children, adolescents and their families, as well as services
for those with various addictions. In addition to operating a 95-bed inpatient facility for the adult, child/adolescent
and mentally ill/developmentally-disabled persons the hospital provides almost 200,000 behavioral health visits in a typical year.
Specialized services include: Domestic Violence, Survivors of Sexual Abuse, Juvenile Offenders, Parenting Groups, Women's Addiction
Services, Geropsychiatry, Adolescent Residential Program, HIV Services, Developmental Disabilities, School Based
Services, Justice Involved Services.
Tuck Sleep Foundation
Tuck Sleep Foundation is a community devoted to improving sleep hygiene, health and wellness through the creation and
dissemination of comprehensive, unbiased, free web-based resources.
Tutor Hunt is a service for both pupils and tutors wishing to advertise their service on this site.
At Tutor Hunt, we know that finding a tutor is not an easy task. Whether searching for primary, GCSE, A-Level or an adult learner,
we strive to make the process as painless as possible - listing all personal and private tutors closest to you.
The Uncommon Thread is committed to early intervention. Our center offers behavior analytic services that meet
each child's needs, educational materials, and parent training to help children dealing with learning, developmental
and Behavior disorders including Autism. Helping families organize and manage effective plans is our mission. NJ State
Department of Education Approved Agency.
A collection of resources for families with gifted/special needs children and
professionals who work with them.
U.S. Government materials in many languages online
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Web site offers links to
information about the various agencies that comprise DHHS in many languages,
including Arabic, Cambodian, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese,
Korean, Russian and Samoan. Much of the information is also available in
YAP is a nationally recognized, nonprofit organization exclusively committed to the
provision of community-based alternatives to out-of-home care through direct service, advocacy and policy change since 1975.
There are numerous ways that the needs of infants and toddlers can be met through legislation and other policies considered
by the Congress or the administration. The ZERO TO THREE Policy Center translates scientific research into language that
is accessible and tools that policymakers can use to develop more effective policies. These resources will help you stay abreast
of the most pressing federal policy issues.