State Services & Resources

Special Child Health Services 
Autism Information & Resources 
Asthma Information & Resources 

Newborn Hearing Screening
Newborn Bloodspot Screening  
Newborn Screening for Critical Congenital Heart Defects

Early Intervention System
(Developmental and Early Learning Assistance)

Family Centered Care Services 
Case Management Units (County Based Coordination of Care)

New Jersey Commission for the Blind & Visually Impaired 

Child Behavioral Health & Developmental Disability Services 
Crises Response Services for Children with Behavioral Health Needs 

It is recommended that families with children with special or chronic
medical needs contact their Local Police/EMS Services to pre-coordinate
an emergency response plan if needed in the future.

Register Ready:Emergency Response Registry for Families with Children with Special Needs 

Office of Advocacy (NJ Department of Children and Families)  
Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund (Assistance with Extraordinary Medical Bills)

Governor's Council on Prevention of Developmental Disabilities
Governor's Council for Medical Research and Treatment of Autism

Federal Resources

Autism Spectrum Disorder 
Developmental Milestones 

Parent Training and Information Center
Genetics, Home Reference (US National Library of Medicine) 
Parent Concerns/Developmental Stages: Learn the Signs & Act Early 

Community Resources

Family Voices NJ
Parent to Parent
The Arc of New Jersey

RX 4 NJ (Prescription Assistance)  
NJ 211 (Access to Community Resources) 
Autism Support & Service Organizations 
Asthma Support & Resource Organizations 

Family to Family Health Information Center 
Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN) 
Advocates for Children in New Jersey (ACNJ) 
National Center for Medical Home Implementation 

Just in Time Parenting
(Month by Month Child & Parent Health E-Newsletters)

New Jersey Consortium on Deaf-Blindness
(The Center for Sensory and Complex Disabilities at The College of New Jersey)
NJ Find a Ride (Transportation Options for Families with Children with Disabilities)  
NJ Transit (Public Transportation Services for Families with Children with Disabilities)

Professional Resources

Building a Medical Home for Children 
National Human Genome Research Institute 
The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities 
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development