Resources for Parents

Special Education Resources


Parent Workshop: Intro to ABA & Behavior (2024)

Introduction to Collaborative Consultation (2022)

 Questions and Answers: Collaborative Consultation Model

Collaborative Consultation Model Reference List.pdf

Community Resources

COVID-19 Vaccine Resources for the Developmental Disabilities Communityprovides information about COVID-19 vaccines

NJRegister Ready – New Jersey’s Special Needs Registry for Disasters
“Register Ready – an opportunity to provide information to emergency response agencies so emergency responders can better plan to serve them in a disaster or other emergency.

NJCDD 5-Year Planning 2022-2026  - provide input regarding what is working for people with disabilities; what needs to change; and, how could it be changes.

Performcare NJ  - a full service behavioral healthcare company that provides support to families and children in crisis

Care Plus - a Mental Health center that provides affordable mental health services to individuals in Northern New Jersey

Bergen's Promise - a Care Management Organization (CMO) that serves youth ages 5-21 with behavioral challenges, substance abuse, and disabilities

Family Support Organization of Bergen County (FSOBC) - provides support, advocacy, and education to families of children with emotional/behavioral needs

Bergen County Board of Social Services - helps families meet their needs and achieve their highest potential

Bergen County Food Pantry - provides a list of names, addresses, and phone number to a variety of local food pantries

NJ Parent Link - a link to the state early childhood, parenting, and professional resource center

NJ Department of Human Services -a state based program that makes sure individuals with disabilities are protected and have access to programs

Early Intervention (EI) - a program to seek assistance for families who have developmental concerns about children under the age of 3

Big Brothers Big Sisters Northern NJ - a mentoring service for children in Northern New Jersey

Division of Developmental Disabilities NJ - funds services and supports for individuals with developmental disabilities

Autism NJ - statewide network of parents/professionals dedicated to improving lives of individuals with autism

Special Olympics NJ - an organization that provides year round sports training for individuals with disabilities

ARC of Bergen County - a not for profit organization that supports individuals with disabilities  in Bergen and Passaic Counties

National Suicide Prevention Hotline - a 24/7 hotline that provides support to people in distress

Informational Resources


ADHD: A Primer for Parents and Educators - an article providing introductory information on ADHD

Autism 101
 - a website that provides basic information on autism spectrum disorder

NJ Autism Program Quality Indicators - A self-review and quality improvement guide
for programs serving young students with autism spectrum disorders 

Autism Publications & Resources - downloadable autism publications and articles


Guiding the Education Community Through the COVID-19 Pandemic Specific Student Populations Special Education


What is Emotional Dysregulation and how can we help?

Behavior Supports and Interventions


English Learners and ESL Services
 - English as a Second Language Presentation 2-13-2020

NASP Family Resources - resources to provide parents with information and strategies as to how they can help their children at home

Interactive Planner For Caregivers - a web based program that helps parents plan and create schedules for their children


Helping Children Cope With Loss, Death, and Grief - Tips for Parents and Teachers

Resources for Loss/Grief  - resources to help grieving families and those in school communities

Social Media and School Crises: Brief Facts and Tips - information on the impact of social media

Helping Children Build Resiliency - an article and information on building resilience

Trauma Facts & Tips  - information on trauma and how to support children

Preventing Youth Suicide: Facts & Tips - information about youth suicide prevention

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention - a service that provides support and resources to those impacted by suicide

13 Reasons Why Netflix Series:  Considerations for Educators - tips and strategies as to how to discuss the sensitive topics presented in the show

Suicide Prevention Resources (compiled by TLC & AFSP NJ)


The New Jersey Dyslexia Handbook - a guide to literacy development and reading struggles

An overview of Dyslexia & Other Reading Disabilities by The New Jersey Branch of the International Dyslexia Association

Support for Language & Learning Disabilities Presentation - Learning Services Home and School Association presentation 2-4-2020

Word Study Information Sheet - For more information about Word Study

Multisensory Reading Information - For more information about Multisensory Reading