New Jersey Supreme Court Seeks Comments
On Role Of Non-Lawyers In Special Education
As a result of protests, the Committee suspended Opinion 56 to allow for the public to make comments on its impact until November 16, 2020. If you want to submit your comments based on your own experiences as parent and/or advocate of a student with disabilities, you may mail them to: 

Committee on the Unauthorized Practice of Law 
Attention: Carol Johnston, Committee Secretary 
Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex 
P.O. Box 970 
Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0970 

If you prefer, you may e-mail your comments to instead. Please understand that no comments may be submitted anonymously. 
Should you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to Disability Rights New Jersey at
More on Special Education for Children
DD Network Partners Virtual Town Hall:
Focusing on Children with Disabilities
Thursday, November 12th 7PM to 8PM
Virtual Town Hall Will Address:

  • Remote, hybrid, and in-person special education services
  • Available community-based and in-home services 
  • Day care or child care options
  • Other issues raised by the participants
We want to hear your thoughts on what is working for your family and any obstacles you have faced through the pandemic, so we can be guided in our advocacy by the very people we aim to support.
Send Us Your Questions In Advance
If you have questions or concerns you would like us to address during the Virtual Town Hall, please send them in advance to:
Please note that this email is specifically for questions and comments for our virtual town hall only. Any priority issues that would normally go through our intake process should still be directed to our office line at: 1-800-922-7233​ 
DRNJ serves as New Jersey’s designated Protection and Advocacy system empowered by Congress to provide legal and non-legal advocacy services for people with disabilities in New Jersey.
DRNJ is supported by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities; Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration; U.S. Department of Education, Rehabilitation Services Administration; and the Social Security Administration.

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