State Services & Resources

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

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

Early Intervention System
(Developmental and Early Learning Assistance)

Case Management Services (Medical Assistance)
New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired 
Child Behavioral Health & Developmental Disability Services 

Crises Response Services for Children with Behavioral Health Needs 
Register Ready: Emergency Response Registry for Families with Special 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.

Office of Advocacy (NJ Department of Children & Families) 
Governor’s Council on Prevention of Developmental Disabilities
Governor's Council for Medical Research and Treatment of Autism 
Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund (Assistance with Extraordinary Medical Bills)

Federal Resources

Developmental Milestones 
Parent Concerns/Developmental Stages: Learn the Signs & Act Early

Community Resources

Mom2Mom 
Family Voices NJ
Parent to Parent
The Arc of New Jersey
RX 4 NJ (Prescription Assistance) 
Parent Training and Information Center
Autism Support & Service Organizations 
NJ 211 (Access to Community Resources)
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 

New Jersey Consortium on Deaf-Blindness
(The Center for Sensory and Complex Disabilities at The College of New Jersey)

Just in Time Parenting (Month by Month Child & Parent Health E-Newsletters)
Knowledge Paths (The Maternal & Child Health Library at Georgetown University) 
Community Services Locator (The Maternal & Child Health Library at Georgetown University) 

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
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development