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Special Needs Resources



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Mom on phoneThis list of organizations is a resource for New Jersey families with children on the autism spectrum or who have other special needs.

Advancing Opportunities/Cerebral Palsy of New Jersey
609-882-4182

Afterschool Alliance
866-KIDS-TODAY

Alliance of Private Special Education Schools of North Jersey
973-407-0596

American Art Therapy Association (AATA); New Jersey chapter
888-290-0878

American Cancer Society
800-227-2345

American Diabetes Association
800-342-2383

American Heart Association
800-242-8721

American Society for Deaf Children (ASDC)
800-942-2732

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
800-498-2071 members, 800-638-8255 non-members

The Arc of New Jersey
732-246-2525

ASAH
609-890-1400

Association for Special Children and Families (ASCF)
973-728-8744

Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)
800-939-1019

Autism Family Services of New Jersey
800-336-5843

AutismOne
800-908-5803

Autism Society of America
800-328-8476

Autism Speaks
888-288-4762

Autism Spectrum Education Network (ASPEN)
732-321-0880

Autism™ New Jersey
609-588-8200

Autistic Self Advocacy Network

Brain Injury Alliance of NJ (BIANJ)
800-669-4323

CancerCare of New Jersey
800-813-4673

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
800-233-4050

The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation257-614057-6140 21

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)
800-826-3632

Disability Rights NJ (DRNJ)
800-922-7233

Eden Autism
609-987-0099

Education Resources Information Center (ERIC)
800-LET-ERIC

Epilepsy Foundation of NJ
800-336-5843

FamilyConnect™ For Parents of Children with Visual Impairments
familyconnect@afb.net

First Signs, Inc.
firstsigns1@gmail.com

Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE)
800-929-4040

Hearing Health Foundation(21
212-257-61402 (1

Hepatitis Foundation International
800-891-0707

The International Dyslexia Association—NJ Branch
410-296-0232

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)
800-533-2873

LD OnLine

Learning Ally
800-221-4792

Learning Disabilities Association of America (NJ Chapter)
412-341-1515

March of Dimes

Mental Health Association of NJ
800-367-8850

Moving Minds Forward Foundation
732-707-7663

National Alliance on Mental Illness of NJ (NAMI)
732-940-0991

National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments
800-284-4422

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
800-424-2460

National Autism Association
877-622-2884

National Autism Center
877-313-3833

National Center for Learning Disabilities

National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS)
800-221-4602

National Federation of the Blind of NJ (NFB)
973-743-0075

National Vaccine Information Center
703-938-0342

New Jersey Early Intervention System

NJ Association of the Deaf-Blind (NJADB)
732-805-1912

NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome
908-575-7350

NJ Council on Developmental Disabilities (NJCDD)
800-792-8858

NJ Department of Education (Office of Special Education Programs)
609-292-0147

NJ Speech-Language-Hearing Association
888-906-5742

Parents of Autistic Children (POAC)
732-785-1099

Special Child Health Services (Case Management Units for Early Intervention in NJ)
609-909-9269

Special Needs Parent Cafe: Babysitting and Companion Care
973-723-0480

Special Olympics NJ
609-896-8000

Spina Bifida Resource Network (SBRN)
908-782-7475

Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN)
800-654-SPAN

Stuttering Foundation of America
800-992-9392

United Cerebral Palsy (UCP)
800-872-5827

VSA Arts of NJ
732-745-3885

Wrightslaw Yellow Pages for Kids

If we've missed any resources for New Jersey parents, please let us know by commenting below. We'll try to add the organizations to the list. Thank you!

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