December 2019
Behavior Analyst Licensing Act Heads to Governor’s Desk
On Monday, December 16, 2019, the Behavior Analyst Licensing Act passed the New Jersey Senate and General Assembly. The bill now heads to Governor Murphy’s desk for his consideration.

If enacted into law, the legislation will, for the first time, require a license to practice behavior analysis in New Jersey and thus provide the needed protections for the vulnerable populations who they serve. Read more>>
Meet the Pollicino Family
Read our 2020 Fund Family letter, published each year around the holidays, offering a snapshot of the lives improved by our efforts.

"Once we received the doctor’s diagnosis, we came face-to-face with the reality of autism. Autism New Jersey helped put our minds at ease."
Jessica and Nick called the Autism New Jersey’s Helpline and describe it as one of the best and most informative interactions they have had with anyone in the autism community. Our Information Services team was able to guide them to resources and information they needed to begin navigating the autism service system. Read the Pollicino Family's story
One-to-One Support in the Classroom
In the classroom, some individuals with autism require personal assistance and continuous supervision to be safe and learn. In some instances, one-to-one support may be needed to achieve these goals. 

This article will define the role of a one-to-one aid, discuss how to determine the need for this support, and the considerations to move forward. Read more>>
Registration is Open for These 2020 Events
Transition Conference
February 24, 2020
DoubleTree Newark Airport Hotel
Join caregivers and professionals for legal, instructional, and service topics key to the transition to adulthood. Special thanks to Presenting Sponsor, Newark Board of Education.
Ambassador Program
Increasing understanding and building acceptance
Register now and gain access to a catalog of free tools to help spread awareness during April, National Autism Awareness Month.
38th Annual Conference Call for Papers
Deadline February 1
Autism New Jersey is accepting workshop proposals for the 38th Annual Conference. Submit your proposal>>
Coming Soon...
Ride & Stride for Autism
Join us for a one-day bike ride or a family-friendly 5K walk/run on June 13. Registration opens in January>>
Referral Database
Autism New Jersey maintains a free referral database of autism service professionals in many different categories. Please consider recommending a professional>>

New changes! We've made some changes to our referral system to make it even easier to find the resources you need!
We remain dedicated to serving the needs of New Jersey's autism community. Our services and outreach activities are only possible with the support of our members and generous donors. 
As always, if you require support or information, please contact us at 800.4.AUTISM, 609.588.8200 or visit
Wishing you and your family a warm and happy holiday,

Your Friends at Autism New Jersey