SERVICES FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
Blind, Visually Impaired, and Deaf
Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Provides educational, vocational rehabilitation, independent living, and eye health services to individuals who are experiencing a vision impairment that is affecting his or her normal daily life activities.
Address: 1510 Hooper Avenue, Suite 240, Toms River, NJ 08753
Phone: (732) 255-0723
Monmouth County Association for the Blind
Private, non-profit organization offering services to the visually impaired
Address: P.O. Box 1033, Belmar, NJ 07719
Phone: (732) 681-5810
New Jersey Association of the Deaf-Blind
Non-profit organization that supports deaf/blind/visually impaired/hearing impaired individuals throughout NJ.
Address: 24K World Fair Drive, Somerset, NJ 08873
Phone: (732) 805-1912
Division for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Promotes increased accessibility to programs, services, and information for deaf and hard of hearing individuals.
Phone: (800) 792-8339
Autism Spectrum Disorders
POAC (Parents of Autistic Children)
The mission is to improve the lives of children & adults with Autism by providing scientifically based training to parents, teachers, & other direct service providers. POAC supports ongoing quality research on the causes of autism, its symptoms, prevention, & potential care.
Address: One Bethany Road, Suite 72, Hazlet, NJ 07730
Provides families & individuals whose lives are affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders (Asperger’s Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder-NOS, High Functioning Autism), and Nonverbal Learning Disabilities with: education about the issues surrounding the disorders; support in knowing that they are not alone, and in helping individuals with ASD’s and NLD achieve their maximum potential; and advocacy in areas of appropriate educational programs, medical research funding, adult issues and increased public awareness and understanding. 15 NJ Chapters meet monthly alternating parent support meetings with speaker presentations.
Address: 9 Apsen Circle, Edison, NJ 08820
NJ Center for Autism Resources and Education
Address: Brielle Hills, 2640 Hwy 70, Bldg 12 101B, Brielle, NJ 08736
Phone: (732) 597-0621
COSAC (The NJ Center for Outreach & Services for the Autism Community)
COSAC is a non-profit agency providing information & advocacy, services, family, professional, & educational consultation. COSAC encourages responsible basis & applied research that may lessen the effects of, and potentially prevent, autism. COSAC is dedicated to ensuring that all people with autism receive appropriate, effective services to maximize their growth potential & to enhancing the general public’s overall awareness of autism. COSAC works to help improve the lives of individuals with autism, and provide their families with compassionate support. COSAC is wholly committed to sharing its expertise in autism-related topics with all state residents. Families of young or adult children affected by autism, the professionals who work with them, legislators or government officials, media & concerned state residents turn to COSAC in a daily basis for assistance, compassionate support, guidance, & training.
Address: 1450 Parkside Avenue, Ewing, NJ 08648
Phone: 609-883-8100 and 800-4-AUTISM
Search Day Program
Multi-service agency specializing in services to individuals with autism from pre-school thru adulthood.
Address: 73 Wickapecko Drive, Ocean, NJ 07712
Phone: (732) 531-0454
March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
The focus is the reduction of infant mortality and low birth weight; offers pregnancy workshops; public health information.
Address: 5 Cedar Brook Drive, Cranbury, NJ 08512
Phone: (609) 655-7400
Muscular Dystrophy Association, MDA
Provides a comprehensive program to those suffering from neuromuscular diseases
Address: 1161 Broad Street South Bldg., Suite 114, Shrewsbury, NJ 07702
Phone: (732) 229-1161
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Non-profit organization providing services for MS patients and their patients
Address: 246 Monmouth Road, Oakhurst, NJ 07755
Phone: (732) 660-1005
Learning Disabilities Association, Monmouth/Ocean Chapter
Nonprofit organization supporting the learning disabilities community with socialization programs, education, and scholarships.
Address: P.O. Box 378, Sea Girt, NJ 08750
Phone: (866) 462-2569
Spina Bifida Association of the Tri-State Region
Provides comprehensive programs to physically disabled from newborns to age 21
Address: 84 Park Ave., Flemington, NJ 08822
Phone: (908) 782-7475
Tourette’s Syndrome Association of NJ
Non-profit organization supporting the needs of families with Tourette’s syndrome; support groups & information & referral services.
Address: 26 West High Street, Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone: (908) 575-7350
Helpline: (732) 972-4459
Division of Developmental Disabilities
Arranges and coordinates needed services to eligible NJ residents who have developmental disabilities. Its mission is to assist people with developmental disabilities to live as independently as possible. Offers family support, residential services, day programs, and supported employment services.
Address: 50 East State Street, Capital Center, P.O. Box 726, Trenton, NJ 08625
Phone: (800) 832-9173
Monmouth County Office on Disabilities
Address: Hall of Records Annex, 1 East Main Street, Freehold, NJ 07728
Phone: (732) 431-7399
TTY: (732) 577-6696
Fax: (732) 431-7875
Early Intervention Program
Provides case management, developmental evaluation, and direct services for children from birth to age 3 with developmental concerns.
Address: 141 Bodman Place, Red Bank, NJ 07701
Phone: (732) 224-6950
Family Resource Associates, Inc. (FRA)
Unique services and resources for individuals from birth to adulthood with cognitive, motor, and developmental challenges. Services enhance independence and the competency of the individual while maintaining a family focus. Cutting edge technology and quality related services offered to the community. Some services include: home-based infant intervention program (0-3 years old); individual and small group therapy-physical, speech, occupational, and developmental; clubs and after-school programs; sibling groups.
Address: 35 Haddon Avenue, Shrewsbury, NJ 07702
Phone: (732) 747-5310
Family Resource Network
A comprehensive family-focused human service organization serving people with disabilities with services such as after school care, employment, information and referral, in home respite, legislative advocacy, and recreation/socialization.
Address: 429 Riverview Plaza, Trenton, NJ 08611
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