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Kathleen's Korner

Kathleen Carter is a teen who has been living with Asperger’s Syndrome for as long as she can remember. She strives to educate her peers and others about AS. Recently, she began focusing her efforts on writing proudly about how her experiences differ from other people her age. Click the picture above to read her latest blog post. 

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New Go Bag: What You Need To Keep Your Child Healthy
New Fact Sheet Available
A Copy of the NJCAT is Now Available on DDD's Website

The NJ CAT is the needs-based assessment used by the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) as part of the process of determining an individual's eligibility to receive Division-funded services. Also, results of the NJ CAT will establish an individual's tier and corresponding budget. The NJ CAT plays an important role for people applying for, and currently receiving services through DDD. Click HERE for more information about the NJ CAT.

Show Your Support For The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute

Thank you to Hinkle Fingles & Prior Attorneys at Law for becoming our first Family Institute Campaign Donor, as a $10,000 Foundation Sponsor. S. Paul Prior (center) is pictured above with Thomas Baffuto, Executive Director, The Arc of NJ and Robert Hage, President.

Your support for The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute will ensure that this vital program will continue to help the thousands of New Jersey families struggling to care for their loved one with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Gifts of any amount are urgently needed.... because every gift is a statement - a statement of your commitment to supporting families in need now and for the future.

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Help Us Reach Our Goal of Building The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute!
We have raised $14,800.00 of our goal.

Each month The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute spotlights a different developmental disability to help build awarenes and educate others about the disorder. Click below to learn more about this month's spotlight and resources that are available to help.

CHARGE Syndrome