US Department of Education

    This site provides information about the Department's offices, programs, information, assistance services, funding opportunities, education statistics, and much more.


    NJ Department of Education

    The New Jersey Department of Education's official website is the gateway to information and services for parents, educators, and students.


    NJ Office of Special Education Programs

    The office implements state and federal laws and regulations governing special education to ensure that pupils with disabilities in New Jersey receive full educational opportunities.


    NJ Parent Link: The Early Childhood, Parenting and Professional Resource Center

    This site highlights state services and resources for parents of young children.  This is the State of New Jersey's newest website.


    Get Ready to Read

    This site targets childcare workers and provides information about a "constellation of care" to encourage early literacy.  Also included on the site are skill-building activities, frequently asked questions about building early literacy skills, information on programs and resources, training alerts, and research information.


    Information for Districts and Parents from the NJDOE Website

    Project Child Find requirements are found here along with the PRISE booklet (Parental Rights In Special Education) in the following languages: English, Spanish, Arabic, Korean, Portugese.


    Parent Involvement Resources and Links from the NJDOE Website

    There are a wide variety of sites located here that will be of interest to parents, including connections to SPAN and the NJDOE NCLB Parent Page.


    Special Education Regulations from the NJOSEP Website

    Here you will find a connection to the New Jersey Special Education Regulations (NJAC 6A:14) and links to laws and regulations at the Federal Office of Special Education Programs


    Employment of People with Disabilities: A Resource Guide

    The national organizations listed in this reference circular provide information on a range of issues related to recruiting, training, hiring, and retaining employees with disabilities. Issues addressed include worksite accommodations, job analysis, small-business opportunities, supported employment, and personal assistance services.


    The National Reading Panel

    In 1997, Congress asked the Director of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)* at the National Institutes of Health, in consultation with the Secretary of Education, to convene a national panel to assess the effectiveness of different approaches used to teach children to read.  This Web site is updated regularly with information about NRP publications and materials. This site is also an archive, featuring the congressional charge to the NRP, biographies of NRP members, meeting minutes, and other historical information.


    The National Institute for Literacy

    The National Institute for Literacy (NIFL) is an independent federal organization that supports the development of high quality state, regional, and national literacy services so that all Americans can develop the literacy skills they need.  NIFL administers the Partnership for Reading and other programs that promote child and adult literacy.


    What Works Clearinghouse

    A central and trusted source for what works in education.


    CHADD: Monmouth County

    CHADD-the nation's premiere organization serving children and adults with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD).


    Children of the Code

    Reading is an unnatural challenge for the brain.  Find out why and everything else you ever wanted to know about reading.  This is an amazing site!


    LD Online

    This is the world's leading website on Learning Disabilities and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder


    Family Support Center of NJ

    The Arc of Monmouth provides support groups for families of transitioning students from high school to adulthood and a separate group for families of students in elementary and middle school.


    The JT Foundation

    A local organization promoting Autism awareness, the JT Foundation arranges athletic competitions in an effort to "race for answers."



    POAC, formed in 1999, has a proven track record of providing services to children and adults with autism, their families, and the professionals who serve them.  Since its inception POAC has provided training, services, outreach and support for thousands of people throughout New Jersey and across the country.  The vast majority of these services are provided 100% free of charge.