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Researchers at The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) are conducting a clinical drug study. Family members are needed to participate. For more information, contact Dr. Sherie Novotny’s clinical research coordinator, Ann Kutlik, at 732.235.5690.

The Eden Family of Services and the law firm of Hinkle, Fingles and Prior will sponsor a free Parent Training Series, Disability and the Law, at the Clayton Center in West Windsor from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm.  There will be six trainings starting 11/11/08 and concluding on 6/10/09.  Attendance is free, but due to limited seating registration is required. Register online at freeautismsupport.org. For more information contact [email protected] or call toll-free (888) 358-8418 ext. 704. Click here to register online.

Kidz Connect, LLC  “Social Skills and Friendship Groups for Kidz”
What is Kidz Connect?
Kidz Connect is an opportunity for teens and pre-teens who have:
Limited Friendship Skills, Low Self-Esteem, Anxiety, Attention Deficit Disorder &/or Developmental Difficulties to practice social skills, play games and enjoy a casual dinner while connecting with new friends. Wednesdays, 5:00-6:00 pm in Cedar Grove, NJ. Dates: 10/15, 10/29, 11/5, 11/19, 12/3, 12/10, 12/17 Contact: Gina Catania, MA Ed. & Jessica Valentine, MA Ed., P.O. Box 194   Verona, NJ 07044. Phone: (862) 485-8975, [email protected]

Experienced certified Teacher of the Handicapped with M.Ed and L.D.T.C., specializing in teaching children with Autism Spectrum Disorders looking for clients in the Mercer county area who are in need of a consultant to help their youngster during school hours.  Contact Maureen Sikora at [email protected], or call at 609-575-3876.

Nexus Language Builders offers premier, private ABA oriented Center and home based services. We serve all children,  2-10 years old, who are on the autism spectrum. Our proprietary advanced language, cognitive and social intervention increases chances for successful mainstreaming and is available to those children who might benefit from it. For more infomation visit www.nexuslanguagebuilders.com or call Dr. Schnee at 973.886.3987.

Asperger Syndrome:  Do you know a high school student with Asperger Syndrome who is struggling in a traditional academic setting? Click here to learn about the class for high school students with Asperger Syndrome offered by Douglass Developmental Disabilities Center (DDDC) at Rutgers University.   For information about all the services and programs of DDDC, please visit our website at www.dddc.rutgers.edu.

The Eden Family of Services and the law firm of Hinkle, Fingles and Prior will sponsor a free Parent Training Series, Disability and the Law, at the Clayton Center in West Windsor from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm.  There will be six trainings starting 11/11/08 and concluding on 6/10/09.  Attendance is free, but due to limited seating registration is required. Register online at freeautismsupport.org. For more information contact [email protected] or call toll-free (888) 358-8418 ext. 704. Click here to register online. Kidz Connect, LLC  “Social Skills and Friendship Groups for Kidz” What is Kidz Connect? Kidz Connect is an opportunity for teens and pre-teens who have: Limited Friendship Skills, Low Self-Esteem, Anxiety, Attention Deficit Disorder &/or Developmental Difficulties to practice social skills, play games and enjoy a casual dinner while connecting with new friends. Wednesdays, 5:00-6:00 pm in Cedar Grove, NJ. Dates: 10/15, 10/29, 11/5, 11/19, 12/3, 12/10, 12/17 Contact: Gina Catania, MA Ed. & Jessica Valentine, MA Ed., P.O. Box 194   Verona, NJ 07044. Phone: (862) 485-8975, [email protected] Experienced certified Teacher of the Handicapped with M.Ed and L.D.T.C., specializing in teaching children with Autism Spectrum Disorders looking for clients in the Mercer county area who are in need of a consultant to help their youngster during school hours.  Contact Maureen Sikora at [email protected], or call at 609-575-3876. Nexus Language Builders offers premier, private ABA oriented Center and home based services. We serve all children,  2-10 years old, who are on the autism spectrum. Our proprietary advanced language, cognitive and social intervention increases chances for successful mainstreaming and is available to those children who might benefit from it. For more infomation visit www.nexuslanguagebuilders.com or call Dr. Schnee at 973.886.3987. Asperger Syndrome:  Do you know a high school student with Asperger Syndrome who is struggling in a traditional academic setting? Click here to learn about the class for high school students with Asperger Syndrome offered by Douglass Developmental Disabilities Center (DDDC) at Rutgers University.   For information about all the services and programs of DDDC, please visit our website at www.dddc.rutgers.edu.


Durand Academy and Community Services, Inc.
is seeking a part time (15 hours a week) Board Certified Behavior Analysts.TM A 125 employee multi-service, non-profit organization serving children and adults with developmental disabilities. This position will write behavioral programs with documentation requirements, and prepares summaries, graphs and progress notes applicable to the behavioral programs. Candidate must have two years experience working with people with Developmental Disabilities/Mental Retardation.Must have strong written and oral communication skills, ability to develop and maintain professional relationships, ability to work independently with minimal instruction, ability to practice team based management, ability to balance requirements of multiple and varied duties, and ability to perform basic arithmetic calculations. For immediate consideration (direct applicants only!), please forward a current copy of your resume and a cover letter to: Durand Academy and Community Services, Inc., 111 Gaither Drive, Suite 101, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054, Attn: Rosemary JM Smith, Director, E-mail: [email protected] Fax: (856) 866-5587.

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Durand Academy and Community Services, Inc.
is seeking a part time (15 hours a week) Board Certified Behavior Analysts.TM A 125 employee multi-service, non-profit organization serving children and adults with developmental disabilities. This position will write behavioral programs with documentation requirements, and prepares summaries, graphs and progress notes applicable to the behavioral programs. Candidate must have two years experience working with people with Developmental Disabilities/Mental Retardation.Must have strong written and oral communication skills, ability to develop and maintain professional relationships, ability to work independently with minimal instruction, ability to practice team based management, ability to balance requirements of multiple and varied duties, and ability to perform basic arithmetic calculations. For immediate consideration (direct applicants only!), please forward a current copy of your resume and a cover letter to: Durand Academy and Community Services, Inc., 111 Gaither Drive, Suite 101, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054, Attn: Rosemary JM Smith, Director, E-mail: [email protected] Fax: (856) 866-5587.Click here for Autism New Jersey / COSAC workshops

October 28, 2008
Holmdel Township and the Holmdel Board of Education will be hosting an evening event for Autism Awareness on Tuesday, October 28, 2008, from 7-10 pm to be held at the Holmdel High School auditorium.  A diverse panel in the field of autism such as Behavior Analysts, Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language, Doctor of Pediatrics, and the parents of two autistic children will make presentations. We hope that residents of Holmdel and allneighboring towns will join us for this informative evening. For further information, please contact Christine Chatfield at 732-946-2820 ext. 1206 (Holmdel Township) or Ronald Rosenberg at 732-946-1186 ext. 2478 (BOE Special Services).

November 6-8, 2009
International Precision Teaching Conference to be held at the Douglass Campus Center, Rutgers University. This is a great opportunity to learn about the many applications of Standard Celeration Charting. BACB CEs available for eligible presentations. NJ Department of Education Professional Development CEs also available. For registration information please visit www.celeration.org.

November 14-16, 2008
J.Crew invites supporters of Autism New Jersey/COSAC to shop our latest collection.  Click here to download your coupon. Present this coupon at select J.Crew Stores and receive 15% off allpurchases. A portion of the weekends proceeds will be donated to Autism New Jersey/COSAC.

January 16-17, 2009
AJ Foundation For Children with Autism (AJFCA) and Comprehensive Learning Center’s annual conference on autism and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) at Bucks County Community College, Newtown, PA.  Autism New Jersey/COSAC Executive Director Linda Meyer is speaking about Evidence-based Practices in the Promotion of Healthy Lifestyles for Learners with autism spectrum disorders across the lifespan on January 17.  For more information, call 1.800.4.AUTISM.

October 28, 2008Holmdel Township and the Holmdel Board of Education will be hosting an evening event for Autism Awareness on Tuesday, October 28, 2008, from 7-10 pm to be held at the Holmdel High School auditorium.  A diverse panel in the field of autism such as Behavior Analysts, Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language, Doctor of Pediatrics, and the parents of two autistic children will make presentations. We hope that residents of Holmdel and allneighboring towns will join us for this informative evening. For further information, please contact Christine Chatfield at 732-946-2820 ext. 1206 (Holmdel Township) or Ronald Rosenberg at 732-946-1186 ext. 2478 (BOE Special Services).November 6-8, 2009 International Precision Teaching Conference to be held at the Douglass Campus Center, Rutgers University. This is a great opportunity to learn about the many applications of Standard Celeration Charting. BACB CEs available for eligible presentations. NJ Department of Education Professional Development CEs also available. For registration information please visit www.celeration.org. November 14-16, 2008J.Crew invites supporters of Autism New Jersey/COSAC to shop our latest collection.  Click here to download your coupon. Present this coupon at select J.Crew Stores and receive 15% off allpurchases. A portion of the weekends proceeds will be donated to Autism New Jersey/COSAC.January 16-17, 2009 AJ Foundation For Children with Autism (AJFCA) and Comprehensive Learning Center’s annual conference on autism and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) at Bucks County Community College, Newtown, PA.  Autism New Jersey/COSAC Executive Director Linda Meyer is speaking about Evidence-based Practices in the Promotion of Healthy Lifestyles for Learners with autism spectrum disorders across the lifespan on January 17.  For more information, call 1.800.4.AUTISM.

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