Parent Resources

We believe that working together with families and schools is key to the individual child’s success. Our resources include agencies and associations that may assist families in understanding their child’s challenges.

Resources for Families

COSAC (Autism New Jersey)
New Jersey Center for Outreach and Services for the Autism Community

Loving Touch International, Loving Touch Foundation for Infant Massage

Pathways Awareness
A national non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about early motor delays and the importance of Tummy Time

POAC (Parents Of Autistic Children)

SPD Network The KID Foundation’s Sensory Processing Disorder Network

MOESC (Monmouth-Ocean Educational Services Commission)

Professional Associations

American Speech-Language-Hearing
The national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 127,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists

New Jersey Speech-Language-Hearing Association
The professional association for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists in the state of New Jersey

American Occupational Therapy Association
The national professional association representing the interests and concerns of occupational therapy practitioners and students of occupational therapy

New Jersey Occupational Therapy Association
The professional association for occupational therapy practitioners in the state of New Jersey

New Jersey Department of Education

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
A central source providing information on disabilities in children; IDEA (the law authorizing special education); No Child Left Behind (as it relates to children with disabilities), and research-based information on effective educational practices

American Physical Therapy Association

The Neuro-Developmental Treatment Association

Pediatric American Physical Therapy Association
Valuable information on the role a physical therapist plays in child development.

American Academy of Pediatrics

Educational and Support Organizations

Apraxia Kids
An organization dedicated to strengthening the support systems in the lives of children with apraxia, so that each child has their best opportunity to develop speech

The Cherab Foundation
A world-wide nonprofit organization working to improve the communication skills and education of all children with speech and language delays and disorders, particularly verbal and oral apraxia

ComeUnity Speech and Communication by Children
Articles and resources on the subject of speech, language, and communication in children

Occupational Therapy Resources

Links and ideas for therapists and parents

Handwriting Without Tears
Information and products for the Handwriting Without Tears program

The Sensory Processing Disorder Network
Quality resources for individuals with sensory processing disorders and for the family members, friends, therapists, physicians, teachers, and researchers who care about and work with them

Resources for Sensory, Motor, Developmental, and Social-emotional Challenges in Children

Sensory Resources, LLC

Sensory Processing Disorders
Quality information, resources, and products to aid in understanding and treatment of children who struggle every day to function due to sensory processing difficulties

LD Online
The world’s leading website on learning disabilities and ADHD

Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities
A non-profit organization dedicated to educating, guiding, and inspiring families of children with learning disabilities and ADHD

Financial Resources

Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund

NJ Division of Developmental Disabilities

United Healthcare Children’s Foundation
The United Healthcare Children’s Foundation is a non-profit charity that provides financial assistance for services not covered by health insurance.

Other Resources

Internet Special Education Resources
A nationwide directory of professionals, organizations, and schools that serve the learning disabilities and special education communities