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Published by the NJ Department of Education, educators and parents can use this document as a guide that describes effective models of educating students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), including: Autistic Disorder; Asperger’s Disorder; Pervasive Developmental Disorder; Not Otherwise Specified (PDDNOS); Rett Disorder and Childhood Disintegrative Disorder. The APQI can serve as a tool for parents and professionals engaged in program evaluation.
This manual is designed to help advocates, including parents, obtain special education for children with disabilities residing in NJ. It explains the requirements of the federal statute governing special education - the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) - and the federal regulations implementing IDEA, as well as the state regulations implementing IDEA.
The Supports Program was developed by the New Jersey Department of Human Services' Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD), which provides public funding for certain services that assist eligible New Jersey adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, age 21 and older, to live as independently as possible.
El Programa de Apoyos fue desarrollado por la División de Discapacidades del Desarrollo (DDD) del Departamento de Servicios Humanos de Nueva Jersey, que brinda fondos públicos para ciertos servicios que asisten a los adultos mayores de 21 años de Nueva Jersey que tienen discapacidades intelectuales y del desarrollo y que cumplan con los requisitos, a vivir de manera independiente tanto como sea posible.
This 86 page guide is designed to give parents, teachers, and other education professionals an introduction to the process of transition to adulthood. This guide might best be described as an overview of the myriad of questions you will need to answer as part of the transition planning process. These answers will be as diverse and individualized as the spectrum itself.
You and representatives of your school district are team members who are responsible for developing an appropriate educational program for your child. This document will describe the state and federal laws affecting the provision of special education to help you understand your rights in the special education process.
Usted y los representantes de su distrito escolar forman parte de un equipo responsable de desarrollar un programa educativo apropiado para su hijo. Este documento describirá las leyes estatales y federales que afectan la provisión de educación especial, con el fin de ayudarle a entender sus derechos en el proceso de la educación especial.
This publication contains steps to accessing services/supports from the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD). This timeline applies to students who have exhausted their educational entitlement by turning 21 years of age within the 2018-2019 school year.