The Special Education department works collaboratively with school and district leaders, teachers, students and families to provide the tools, guidance, supports and services needed to ensure access and success for students with disabilities. Each student is assigned a Case Manager who will work with the student from initial acceptance through graduation and beyond.
Title 6A Chapter 14 explains the laws that govern special education service delivery in the state of New Jersey.
This booklet explains the rights of parents in the special education process For additional information about PRISE you may contact your child’s case manager or the Supervisor of Special Services. See “contact information” page.
Para obtener información de PRISE usted puede ponerse en contacto con administrador de caso de su hijo o el supervisor de Educación Especial.
The Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) provides and funds services for state residents with developmental disabilities.
The New Jersey Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS) provides services that enable individuals with disabilities to find jobs or keep their existing jobs.
The New Jersey Coalition for Inclusive Education (NJCIE) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation dedicated to the inclusion of students with disabilities in effective general education classrooms in their neighborhood schools. We are the only statewide organization in New Jersey whose sole focus is inclusion. NJCIE’s ultimate mission is the meaningful education of all children within their public schools in preparation for future lives as independent as possible in the community.
NJCIE offers training for schools, educators and parents throughout the year and in many different formats. There is also a Parent Support Network which is accessable through the website.
Parents Of Autistic Children (POAC), a nonprofit organization formed, is the educational leader for the autism community providing more free training than any other organization. Additionally, POAC provides recreational and support services to children with autism and their families. The costs of such services are prohibitive for most families. For this reason, POAC is deeply committed to providing all services at no cost to participants.
Autism New Jersey is a nonprofit agency providing information and advocacy, services, family and professional education, and consultation. Autism New Jersey encourages responsible basic and applied research that may lessen the effects of, and potentially prevent, autism. Autism New Jersey is dedicated to ensuring that all people with autism receive appropriate, effective services to maximize their growth potential and to enhancing the general public’s overall awareness of autism.
Affordable health coverage for kids and certain low-income parents/guardians for NJ residents that qualify.
Reporting Child Abuse or Neglect
All reports of child abuse and neglect, including those occurring in institutional settings such as child care centers, schools, foster homes and residential treatment centers, must be reported to the State Central Registry (SCR). This is a toll-free, 24-hour, seven-days-a-week hotline.
Child Abuse Hotline (State Central Registry)
1-877 NJ ABUSE
Learning Disabilities Association of New Jersey