PARLIN – Autism New Jersey will host a free transition planning workshop on Wednesday, June 22, in Parlin, at the Center for Lifelong Learning, 6:30 p.m. The workshop will guide parents on how to plan for their child’s transition from a school setting to an independent lifestyle.
The program’s content is aimed at special needs children between the ages of 12 and 21. It will address what and who should be included in the transition process, along with how to collaborate with a child’s school to prepare them for the next step.
The transition planning workshop is one of a number of seminars scheduled by Autism New Jersey throughout the year to help achieve out its mission: Grounded in science, strengthened by knowledge, and devoted to creating a society of compassion and inclusion for all those touched by autism.
Established in 1965, Autism New Jersey is a nonprofit agency providing information, support, and advocacy for families and professionals. With nearly five decades of experience, Autism New Jersey encourages responsible basic and applied research that would lead to a lessening of the effects, and potential prevention, of autism. Autism New Jersey is dedicated to enhancing the overall awareness of ASDs and ensuring that all people with autism receive appropriate, effective services to maximize their potential. For more information visit http://www.autismnj.org.
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