September 2019
Applied Behavior Analysis 101
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a compassionate, individualized, and effective way to address the needs of an individual with autism.

With the State of NJ preparing to offer ABA to Medicaid/NJ Family Care beneficiaries with autism, we’ve had an influx of calls asking what ABA is and how it can be implemented. This article describes the major features of ABA and gives some examples.
Its effectiveness has been demonstrated in hundreds of studies conducted over decades by scores of independent researchers. ABA is the gold-standard for both teaching new skills and reducing challenging behavior.

ABA offers proven strategies to increase useful behaviors to improve all areas and decrease behaviors that interfere with relationships, and learning, and well-being. Read more>>
2019 Golf Outing Raises All-time High
The outing raised more than $230,000 to support Autism New Jersey
The Autism New Jersey 21st Liberty Mutual Invitational Charity Golf Outing in 2019 was a year for breaking new ground and honoring the memory of a dear friend. With nearly 300 golfers swinging away on three separate courses for the first time, the outing raised more than $230,000, the most raised in the event’s history.  Read more>>
Upcoming Events
37th Annual Conference
October 17 & 18 | Atlantic City, NJ
Visiting the 100+ exhibitors onsite is a big draw for both parent and professional participants. Learn about resources for all ages and support levels, and take advantage of the great networking opportunities.
Sep. 28 | Monroe, NJ
Oct. 30
Robbinsville, NJ
Supporter of the Month
Eric Adams & Burger Express
Thank you to our friends over at The Burger Express in Carteret, NJ. To show their support for New Jersey’s autism community, they donated $10,000 last month to Autism New Jersey! Their generous contribution will help connect families to the resources and support they need. Read more>>
Research Participant Opportunity
A Correlational Study of Parenting children with ASD in the Black Community

A research study that focuses on understanding the impact of spiritual well-being, perception of support systems (i.e. family and community services) and level of stress experience by African American/Black parents/guardians of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. 
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 www.autismnj.org.

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