OAR's Free Resources
OAR publishes and provides resources to support families, autistic individuals, educators, and clinical professionals. This page includes a complete list of all of the resources we offer to individuals and families at no cost.
Please note that our inventory is limited. Please restrict your order to the resources you need. If you request multiple copies or bulk orders, we reserve the right to charge a fee to maintain the inventory and cover the cost of shipping. All international (excluding overseas military APO and FPO addresses) shipping fees are not covered by OAR.
Rowan Integrated Special Needs Center
Founded in 2019, the Rowan Integrated Special Needs (RISN) Center is South Jersey's first primary care practice dedicated to serving the needs of individuals with complex special needs. As part of the integrated medical home model, primary care becomes the central point for care that is truly collaborative and patient centered. By maintaining primary care services through RISN, behavioral health and care-coordination services are able to then be embedded into our practice on all levels, providing comprehensive, coordinated, and accessible medical care from a team committed to prevention and wellness in all areas of life. We offer expanded access to routine medical services, including preventative healthcare, reproductive health, and personal care.
INTRODUCING UNIQUE ATHLETICS
"Everyone Deserves a Chance"
Here at Unique Athletics, we strive to provide fitness programs to children & adults with a variety of Special Needs. Such as Autism, Williams syndrome, ADHD, OCD, DMDD,Downs syndrome, Anxiety and so much more. We make every effort to provide unique opportunities to everyone.
***NOW OFFERING CLASSES FOR AGES 3 -17 AND 18+***
Come Join us for a Unique Athletics experience!
After months of organizing information and designing a user friendly experience, we have officially launched our new website! This website redesign was done with our youth & families, staff, and community partners in mind so that we best inform you about all the great work that we do.
ARC of New Jersey
The Arc of New Jersey is the state's largest organization advocating for and serving children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.
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
Autism New Jersey
Through our clinical expertise, awareness, 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.
DDD Supports Program
The Division of Developmental Disabilities' Supports Program funds services and supports for New Jersey adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities who live in a non-licensed setting. The Supports Program is part of the Divison's system-wide reform efforts.
Family Support Organization Of Bergen County For families, By Families.
Family Support Organization of Bergen County is a family-run, county-based not-for-profit.
We are a component part of the New Jersey Department of Children and Families (NJDCF) within the Division of Children’s System of Care (CSOC) We provide direct family-to-family peer support to families enrolled in the Care Management Organization.
- Vision- For all people to have equal opportunities to learn
- Mission - Promote personal achievement when access and reading are barriers to learning by advancing the use of accessible and effective educational solutions
Statewide Parent Advocacy Network
The Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN) is an independent 501(c)3 organization committed to empowering families as advocates and partners in improving education, health, and mental health outcomes for infants, toddlers, children and youth. SPAN is a "first stop" for New Jersey families.
Rowan Integrated Special Needs (RISN) Center Women's Health booklet
The Rowan Integrated Special Needs (RISN) Center has prepared a very informative 32-page booklet titled, Women's Health and What Every Woman Should Know, which provides updated and expanded information on the "Let's Talk About Health: What Every Woman Should Know" workbook that was prepared by The Arc of New Jersey in 1996.The RISN publication provides a wealth of information on women's health that will be helpful to women with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).
Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center
The Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center was established in January 2013, and made possible by a generous donation from Debby and Peter Weinberg and their families. Through its clinical services, education, and research programs, the Center strives to create a patient care model for people with CP, and fulfill the need for lifelong comprehensive care for those living with cerebral palsy.
CHILDREN’S AFTER-SCHOOL TREATMENT SERVICES (C.A.T.S.)
❖ A therapeutic after-school program de-signed to help improve the social skills of elementary and middle school-aged children.
❖ Includes play-based group therapy, art therapy, therapeutic recreational activities and family support services.
❖ Services are provided at no cost to participating families.
❖ Referrals are accepted from parents, schools, and other community agencies.
To help those who learn and think differently discover their potentials, take control, find community, and stay on positive paths along each stage of life’s journey.
NJ Parent Link
The State of NJ Early Childhood, Parenting and Resource Center
Autism Spectrum News
Your Trusted Source of Science-Based Autism Education, Information, Advocacy, and Community Resources.
Division of Developmental Disabilities
The Division of Developmental Disabilities provides public funding for services and supports that assist New Jersey adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities age 21 and older to live as independently as possible. Services and supports are available in the community from independent providers, and in five state-run developmental centers.
Medicaid Eligibility and DDD
In the Medicaid-based, fee-for-service system Medicaid eligibility is required in order to receive Division-funded services. This ensures the state's ability to maximize the receipt of federal revenue, and to preserve and enhance community-based supports for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The Learning Disabilities Association of NJ (LDANJ)
LDANJ is a nonprofit organization of volunteers dedicated to providing information, support, and advocacy for children and adults with learning disabilities. Our members include individuals with learning disabilities, their families, and the professionals who serve them.
We Develop and manage Behavioral Health Solutions that are Member and Family Focused.
Mom 2 Mom
The Mom2Mom program is driven to provide a compassionate and encouraging environment for mothers, and all caregivers, of children with special needs to come together and share support.
Parenting Special Needs magazine
Read and download current and past issues of Parenting Special Needs magazine: