Helpful Sites & Pages

HPD Emergency Contact Form – The HSNPG & The Hoboken Police Department have joined forces to create this contact form to help provide first-responders with the information they need to help individuals with special needs to best of their ability.

Hoboken Public School Special Education – The Hoboken Public Schools provide a continuum of Special Education Services for students ages 3 to 21 who are eligible for Special Education and Related Services.

SPAN Advocacy – Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN), your 1st Stop for information and resources.

Autism Speaks – Autism Speaks a non- profit organization that is dedicated to promoting solutions for the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support.

New Jersey Department of Education – The New Jersey special education offices are responsible for supervising and monitoring the implementation of the federal requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA) in local education agencies (LEAs) which include all school districts.

Parenting Special Needs Magazine – Parenting Special Needs Magazine is a company dedicated to empowering parents, caregivers, teachers & friends of special needs children by providing resources, information and inspiration.

Rock the 21 – Rock the 21 is a non-profit corporation dedicated to celebrating and supporting individuals with Down Syndrome and their families, as well as to foster social awareness on their meaningful acceptance and inclusion in our communities.

National Down Syndrome Society – The leading human rights organization for all individuals with Down syndrome.

The Arc of New Jersey – The Arc of New Jersey promotes and protects the human rights of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.

U.S. Department of Labor Disability Resources – The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) is the only non-regulatory federal agency that promotes policies and coordinates with employers and all levels of government to increase workplace success for people with disabilities.

Asperger/Autism Spectrum Education Network ASPEN provides families and individuals whose lives are affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders (Asperger Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder-NOS, High Functioning Autism), and Nonverbal Learning Disabilities with Education, Support and Advocacy.

Disabilities Rights New Jersey DRNJ is a private, non profit, consumer-directed organization established to advocate for and advance the human, civil and legal rights of citizens of New Jersey with disabilities.

The Mighty – The Mighty is a site where people share their personal experiences with disability, disease and mental illness.

NJ Special Needs Resource – A Facebook community to help special needs families find resources for their special needs loved one.

Special Needs Events New Jersey – A place to see and share all special needs events in and around New Jersey.

Perform Care – PerformCare is a full-service behavioral health managed care company, supporting members in the public sector. We are committed to providing superior, innovative solutions in behavioral health, developmental and intellectual disabilities, human services, and integrated health programs.

United Cerebral Palsy – United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) educates, advocates and provides support services to ensure a life without limits for people with a spectrum of disabilities.

State of New Jersey Department of Health Early Intervention System – Families with developmental concerns about children under the age of 3 may seek assistance from the Early Intervention System.

Cerebral Palsy Group – A team of world-class doctors and healthcare professionals dedicated to providing FREE support and useful resources to individuals and families who have been diagnosed with cerebral palsy.

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