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This Section features the latest news on the State level for Adults with Autism. Past 1 month, and as appropriate, news articles are moved to our categorized knowledge base.
Highlights from New Jersey Division of Developmental Disabilities Seminar in Hamilton
The DDD invited families to its quarterly update meeting, in Hamilton, NJ on April 26, 2018. Members of the public were present, concerns were raised, and discussion ensued. The Agency organized the seminar around 7 general topics, and the detailed overview can be viewed here.
New Jersey Creates Ombudsman for Disability Services
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 […]
Easter Seals was allowed back into the State’s Administration system
Easter Seals was allowed back into the State’s Administration system because their replacement, Public Partnerships, was unable to fully discharge the strenuous duties that they assumed when the State contract was awarded to them months ago. Details are sketchy at this time and post21club.org will continue to monitor and report on the situation.
New Jersey Family Care update- July 2, 2017
New Jersey Family Care greatly benefited from Obamacare. For a demographic map of how New Jersey would be impacted by the repeal of newly-realized Medicaid benefits, visit http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2017/03/map_who_in_nj_would_get_hurt_by_repealing_and_repl.html
New Jersey Family Care update- June, 2017
(By Beverley Roberts, the ARC of NJ) June 2017: NJ FamilyCare – Important Information It is important for families and staff to be aware of the necessity of completing the NJ FamilyCare renewal application if it arrives in the mail. The renewal application is mailed to those who already have Medicaid, and it is necessary […]