Community Webinars & Virtual Activities

  • Discussing Medicaid/SSI/DDD &

    Other Important Entitlements

    Jared B. Oberweis, Esq.

    Hinkle Prior & Fischer

    l  Is my child eligible?

    l  How do I apply?

    l  How do I receive services?

    l  What services & support is available?

    l  How is the eligibility determined?

     

    Learn how these valuable federal benefits programs

    can help your family member and how to apply.

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    FREE VIRTUAL GAME DESIGN WORKSHOP
    Invitation to participate in a research study

    Summer 2021 (1-4:30 PM EST): JULY 12-23 OR AUGUST 9-20

    Contact info@techkidsunlimited.org

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    SJCH

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      NJHHH

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    Six free resources are now available for download in Spanish to help people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and their families plan for the future.

    These resources cover a variety of topics related to decision-making and financial planning, including:

    • Supports available to help people with IDD make decisions
    • Preparing for unexpected changes in a person’s ability to make decisions
    • Common myths about guardianship and people with IDD
    • Tips on how to save money for the future
    • Resources to consider when creating a financial plan
    • When to use a Special Needs Trust or ABLE Account

    Download these resources now and share them widely with the Spanish speaking families in your network!


     

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     Click here for an interactive PDF of all NJ Hope and Healing/RWJ Barnabas Health virtual offerings


    SPAN Youth Empowerment - virtual group

    These virtual presentations will focus on the education and
    health rights of youth who have, or are at risk of having
    emotional, behavioral or learning challenges. Youth and their
    adult allies are invited to attend. You will learn:
    ■ How to access educational supports through school
    ■ How to locate resources for youth aged 14 and up
    ■ How to be a healthy adult
    For questions or more information contact:

    abajamo@spanadvocacy.org

     Click here for PDF flyer 


    The Rutgers University Tourette Syndrome Clinic is happy to invite undergraduate and graduate students with tics to join a FREE group aimed at providing support and opportunities to interact with other young adult students with tics. This includes students with motor and/or vocal tics, and those with Tourette Syndrome. Meetings will be held February-April 2021 and will occur on Thursday evenings twice per month, virtually. 

    To participate in the group participants must: 

    ·     Have a current or previous diagnosis of a tic disorder 

    ·     Be a current college undergraduate or graduate student (this includes students who are taking semesters off)

    ·     Be physically located in New Jersey or New York



    Sibling Support Groups
    Rutgers University’s
    Douglass Developmental Disabilities Center
    The Douglass Developmental Disabilities Center at Rutgers University holds support groups
    for siblings of individuals with autism or related developmental disabilities. In the past,
    this program has helped many children with the challenging aspects of having a sibling with
    autism.

    Click here for more info


     CAPE Center Housing Options Webinars


     
     
    NJ Hope
     Join us for free virtual groups which offer a safe, confidential place to talk and share. 
     
    Family Resource Network
     
     
    The Impact of Social Isolation on Children with Autism and their Families - Click here for webinar
     
     
    What Genetic Testing Reveals: The Benefits of Genetic Testing for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders - Click here for webinar
     
    Webinar Archive - Click here

    Helping Children Process Grief & Loss During COVID-19
     
    In this webinar, Dr. Eric Lewandowski will review what to expect when children lose a loved one, about supporting the process of grief in children. The webinar will also discuss challenges of COVID-19 crisis for grieving families and present ideas to help manage this difficult time. Finally, this webinar will review signs that children may be in need of additional support or treatment.

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    Roadmap to Planning for your Loved Ones with Disabilities