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

E-mail: monctyblind@aol.com

 

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

E-mail:  dtomasetti@njadb.org

 

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

Phone: 732-888-1000

Website: Info@poac.net

 

ASPEN

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

Phone: 732-321-0880

Website: http://www.aspennj.org/

 

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

Websitewww.njcosac.org

 

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

 

Other

 

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

e-mail: NJ637@marchofdimes.com

 

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

E-mail:  shrewsburydistrict@mdausa.org

 

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

E-mail:  sbatsr@sbatsr.org

 

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

E-mail:  njtsa@aol.com

 

General Services

 

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

Website: www.vnacj.org

 

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

Website: www.familyresourceassociates.org

 

 

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

Phone: 1-800-FRN-2345

Website: www.familyresourcenetwork.org

 


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