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About Us

Autism New Jersey is the largest statewide network of parents and professionals dedicated to improving lives of individuals with autism spectrum disorders. Self-advocates, families, the professionals who work with them, government officials, the media, and concerned state residents all turn to Autism New Jersey for information, compassionate support, and training. Our public policy work in Trenton, annual conference, and information line (800.4.AUTISM) are just a few of the ways we make a difference for New Jersey’s autism community.

Our Mission

Autism New Jersey is a nonprofit agency committed to ensuring safe and fulfilling lives for individuals with autism, their families, and the professionals who support them. Through awareness, credible information, education, and public policy initiatives, Autism New Jersey leads the way to lifelong individualized services provided with skill and compassion. We recognize the autism community’s many contributions to society and work to enhance their resilience, abilities and quality of life.

Our Vision

We are GROUNDED in science,
STRENGTHENED by knowledge and
DEVOTED to creating a society of
compassion and inclusion
for all those touched by autism.

Position Statements

  • Treatment Recommendations — Clarifies Autism New Jersey’s position on the treatment of autism.
  • Information Dissemination — Defines Autism New Jersey’s position on the dissemination of information.
  • Use of Restrictive Procedures within Comprehensive Behavior Support Plans — Describes Autism New Jersey’s point of view on the use of restrictive procedures.

Click here to download our Position Statements.

*Autism New Jersey is formerly known as COSAC – The New Jersey Center for Outreach and Services for the Autism Community