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May 2, 2017

Children's System of Care IDD Newsletter

The Children’s System of Care (CSOC) serves children, youth, and young adults with a wide range of challenges associated with emotional and behavioral health, intellectual/developmental disabilities, and substance use. CSOC is committed to providing services based on the individual need of each child and family within a system of care approach that is strength-based, culturally competent, family-centered, and in a community-based environment.

 

Autism rates in NJ are the highest in the US, have tripled recently

The rate of autism among children in New Jersey — now nearly 3 percent — is the highest ever documented nationwide, with nearly 5 percent of 8-year-old boys in the state on the autism spectrum in 2014, according to a report released Thursday by the federal Centers for Disease Control.