A collection of Resources for the families of developmentally delayed children and their supporters…

COVID-19 Resources for Parents

Letter to parents from NJEIS regarding COVID-19 procedures. (Carta sobre COVID-19 en español.)
[More resources below the sample virtual session video.]

Energy bill assistance (Asistencia en la factura de energía)
Free resources to support learning at home for young children 
Hotlines & Helplines during COVID-19
Master list of COVID-19 resources
NJ Department of Labor resources
NJ State Police COVID-19 Resource Guide
SNAP assistance during Coronavirus (Asistencia alimentaria de SNAP durante el Coronavirus)
State of New Jersey COVID-19 resources
Supporting Individuals with Autism Through Uncertain Times
Talking to children about COVID-19 (Hablando-con-los-niños-sobre-COVID-19)
Updated WIC Food Substitutions
Wellness During Times of Crisis

The purpose of the Special Needs Fund is to provide assistance to families of infants and toddlers with disabilities under the age of three impacted by the high costs of supports/services not covered through Part C, medical insurance, Medicaid or other widely available funding sources. Learn more about the Special Needs Fund and download the application.

Autism Resources

Autism Services in NJ – Navigating the Maze

Autism Spectrum Disorder Fact Sheet

Diagnostic Changes to Autism Spectrum Disorder in DSM-5


Pumpkin Pie Pancakes Recipe

Activities and Arts & Crafts

Autumn Handprint Tree Craft

Resources for Developmentally Delayed Children

SNJREIC Compilation of Resources for Families

Child Care Resources for Disasters and Emergencies

Resources from Department of Human Services’ Division of Disability Services

FAQs for Children Transitioning From DDD to DCF

Preschool Observation Checklist: To assist parents when considering preschool placement options for their child

New Jersey Parent to Parent: One-to-one matches of families with similar needs and experiences

Resources for the Hearing Impaired
The NJ Division of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing under the NJ Department of Human Services has a language acquisition program for deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf-blind children ages 0-5 called ‘Leveling the Playing Field’. For more information, please visit the Leveling the Playing Field webpage.

Resources for Affordable Care Act
Information compiled by NJ State Library Reference Services (PDF)
NJ State Library compilation of resource links online
Federal site for ACA Marketplace for Individuals

Military Support Programs
Outreach Toolkit for External Service Providers
Military Family Readiness Fact Sheet

Help and Support for Those Impacted by Hurricane Sandy
Tips for Families Impacted by Sandy
Tips for Agencies Working with Families Impacted by Sandy
Consejos para Familias Afectadas por el Huracán Sandy
Consejos para Agencias que Trabajan con Familias Afectadas por el Huracán Sandy

NJ Self-Help Group Clearinghouse
Select one of these links for help finding various self-help groups in New Jersey:

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Valuable Resources on the Web (click a link below to visit the site):

Autism Resources from NJ Dept. of Health
Case Management Services for Children with Special Health Needs
Family Matters
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center
NJ Department of Health
NJ Early Intervention System
NJ Parent Link
Special Child Health Services
Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN)

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