Welcome to Post 21 Club!

Post 21 Club: Who Are We?

  • We are a private, 501(c)(3) NJ Nonprofit Corporation focused upon Bergen County and surrounding areas in New Jersey, founded in 2004.
  • We are composed primarily of parents of Adults with Autism.
  • We collaborate with State-certified Providers to create new Program choices for our population of Adults with Autism.
  • We make it more possible for these individuals to reach their maximum potentials.
  • We operate this website which includes employing people with Autism in various tasks including research, content creation and updates.
  • We facilitate connections and communications between those with Autism and their families, with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • We raise awareness of what is possible for Adults with Autism.

The Latest News

  • New Jersey Creates Ombudsman for Disability Services

    Posted By: Sam Fogelgaren on January 12, 4:24 AM

    Earlier this week, Governor Chris Christie signed A-3824 into law. The law ‘establishes Office of Ombudsman for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities and their families.’ From Lilo H. Stainton of NJ Spotlight: “Estimated to cost anywhere from $150,000 to $1.9 million annually, depending on its workload, the ombudsman and a limited staff would be […]

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  • Tax Bill Information

    Posted By: Sam Fogelgaren on December 22, 1:43 PM

    On December 20th, Congress passed the Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017, which is expected to be signed by President Trump in the coming days. The bill will impact the funding of various aspects of disability services. Read the links below to learn more about the bill, its impact on the disability community, and […]

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  • Educational Links and Videos

    Posted By: Sam Fogelgaren on December 14, 9:54 PM

    How Autism Freed Me to Be Myself Autism: What We Know and What We Don’t Know Yet How I Learned to Communicate My Inner Life With Asperger’s The World Needs All Kinds of Minds Ari Ne’eman – Stop Blaming the ‘Other’ Autism and the Disability Community: The Politics of Neurodiversity, Causation and Cure Autism Subreddit […]

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  • Our Mission:

    We collaborate with State-accredited program providers, and assist them in creating Pilot Programs that address the real needs of our population and families in and around Bergen County. We continue to increase the range of programs available to our population.

    Our Vision:

    • We see an exciting new world for our population- one of empowerment and unlimited potentials!
    • We believe that our Adult children with Autism have hidden strengths and inner personalities, and through collaboration we can help bring these out and enrich the world.

    Our Process:

    • We fundraise through various programs and activities
    • We connect potential clients from our General Membership for Pilot Program collaborations through networking and communications
    • We grant to State-approved program providers with whom we collaborate on designing and launching pilot programs

    21 With Autism, A New Set of Challenges

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    Donate: Your generous donation to the Post 21 Club helps us fulfill our mission to support adults with autism in northern New Jersey.Annual membership is $36. Donations of any size–large or small–are all appreciated and are tax-deductible.

    Join Our Online Community!

    • Watch Post 21 Club’s video: 21 With Autism, A New Set of Challenges
    • Access the minutes of the last general meeting are online.
    • Access the NJDDD’s guide for Selecting a Support Coordination Agency.
    • Listen to an interview on the Hope Saves the Day podcast on Autism Radio with our secretary, Lee Pranitis.
    • Read contributions from others in our forum and blog

    Become an Honorary Member

    • Participate in our online discussion forums.
    • Ask questions and give answers.
    • Make comments and suggestions.
    • Learn.
    • Help others.
    • Join and Belong.