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April 1, 2019  

Autism is a Challenge for Parents and Siblings

According to Kate Fiske, a psychology professor at Rutgers University and associate director of the Behavioral and Research Services at the Douglass Developmental Disabilities Center, autism presents a unique challenges for those diagnosed with it. But what sometimes gets lost in the shuffle is how the condition also affects parents and siblings.

March 27, 2019  

Special Needs Kids Require Specialized Estate Planning

If you have a child with special needs, it is important to review your planning options with your attorney and discuss your child’s health, capabilities and prognosis. Then you can tailor a plan that is right for your child, allowing for as much flexibility as possible. Here are some considerations.

March 19, 2019

CSOC Summer Camp Services 2019

New Jersey Children's System of Care (CSOC) will be providing Summer Camp Services to eligible children, youth, and young adults under 21 years of age. These services include Financial Support Toward Summer Camp Tuition opens a new window and One-to-One Aide Services for Summer Camp.

March 14, 2019

New Data on Sports and Recreation Related Traumatic Brain Injury

An estimated 283,000 children seek care in U.S. emergency departments each year for a sports- or recreation-related traumatic brain injury (SRR-TBI), according to an MMWR Report released today. Activities with the highest number of SRR-TBI visits included: football, bicycling, basketball, playground activities, and soccer.

March 6, 2019

FBSANJ Announces Opportunity to Join its Board of Trustees

Benefits of Board Membership: The opportunity to have a real impact on the quality of life for families in Monmouth County; satisfaction and sense of accomplishment helping others; an opportunity to learn new skills, increase community connections; and meet and develop friendships with others having a common interest.