The IACC is looking for feedback as it prepares to update the government's priorities for addressing the developmental disorder for the first time in years. Comments should be related to: screening and diagnosis, underlying biology of autism, risk factors, treatments and interventions, services, lifespan issues and surveillance and infrastructure.
This interactive workshop about Autism, Asperger's and "Neurotypicals" is designed to discuss treatment of various mental health and family issues within the context of the Autism and Asperger's culture.
The Long Branch Concordance Family Success Center proudly announces its 8th Annual Back to School Health Fair! FREE health screenings for families by community partners and Monmouth County service providers. FREE back pack and school supply distribution to schoolage children.
Space is limited. Please contact Cinaida Anthony at (732) 542-4502 to schedule your individual appointment Appointments are available between 4PM and 6PM. Call 732-542-4502 or 732-491-1077.
We need your help! Many of the children MonmouthCares serves are in desperate need of school supplies for the upcoming school year. MonmouthCares works with community groups who provide services to children in need to ensure they have the necessary tools to have a successful school year. We will begin accepting items on July 25th. Please send your items to the MonmouthCares office by August 15th.
Since FCS lacks additional storage space, Ms. Beekman is asking supporters to hold onto their donations of clothing, shoes and other goods until the agency has a better understanding of when the store can reopen. Those wishing to make a donation of clothing only can still do so by depositing their clothes in the collection bin located outside the agency’s office at 191 Bath Avenue in Long Branch. For more information call 732-222-9111.
The Monmouth County Special Needs Registry (SNR) is a voluntary program sponsored by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office and the Monmouth County Chiefs of Police Association where people can register themselves or a loved one with any type special needs The information inputted on the website is kept confidential and is maintained by 911 operators and will only be disseminated to first responders in time of emergencies.
Monmouth County Department of Human Services Family Engagement Peer Support Specialists Needed - The Family Engagement Peer Support Specialists will provide peer-to-peer support services to parents, guardians and families of court-involved youth in Monmouth County’s juvenile court waiting area. (more)
Margaret Gilbride, JD, CT gives an overview of three common paths individuals with disabilities and special needs
may pursue as they transition out of high school.
The Community YMCA is helping to lead a Monmouth County coalition aimed at preventing youth suicide, the third leading cause of death among young people between the ages of 10 and 24, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.