May 2019
Medicaid/NJ FamilyCare Preparing to Cover ABA for Children with Autism
In the coming months, children whose health insurance is NJ FamilyCare will be able to access coverage for ABA services
The state’s publicly funded health insurance program is responsible for ensuring that children under age 21 have access to comprehensive high-quality health benefits. Autism New Jersey commends Governor Murphy, Commissioner Carole Johnson, and Medicaid Director Meghan Davey, who are committed to launching this benefit on behalf of the estimated 20,000 children with autism whose health insurance is NJ FamilyCare. Lean what's next and how to stay informed>> 
Divorce and Autism: A Legal Perspective
Divorce is emotionally and financially difficult under the best of circumstances and makes the unique challenges and responsibilities of raising a child with autism even more complex. Ideally, parents work together to understand and meet their child’s special needs. 

Advocates Rally to Secure Competitive DSP Wages
Autism New Jersey joined hundreds of members of the Coalition for a DSP Living Wage and other advocates in front of the NJ State House in Trenton yesterday to show the importance of securing a competitive DSP starting wage. Read more>>
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Upcoming Autism New Jersey Events
Ride for Autism
June 8, 2019
Lincroft, NJ
A one-day charity bicycle tour, opened to all levels of cyclists. Participants choose from routes ranging in length from 10 to 100 miles in Central NJ. Registration rates increase soon. Register now>>
37th Annual Conference
Oct. 17 & 18, 2019
Atlantic City, NJ
With more than 80 workshops and an expected 100 exhibitors, the conference can be tailored to meet your needs for information and resources. Register today>>
Supporter of the Month
The Kelly Family
The 9th Annual Autism Awareness Spring Lake Gift Auction, held April 12 at Spring Lake Manor in Spring Lake, NJ, raised more than $17,000 for Autism New Jersey, helping fulfill our commitment to ensuring safe and fulfilling lives for individuals with autism. Read more>>
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

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