AdvocacyNJ is working to:
provide advocacy services to families to ensure their children are being provided a free appropriate education;
Advocacy Services will be billed at $125 hourly
Guidance in navigating the special education process
Consultation with service providers, CST, teachers, parents
IEP and/or 504 Plan Review (previous, current, proposed)
Evaluation record review
Meeting with child to discuss disability, accommodations, or advocacy plan
Assistance with drafting letters and emails
Attendance at meetings or appointments
provide self advocacy resources, educational, and clinical resources for the state of NJ;
provide scholarships for diagnostic and/or clinical evaluations, educator training;
Scholarship applications created to provide the opportunity to have financial assistance for evaluations and/or training for professionals. Recipients will be screened by executive director and final decisions by board members.
provide and/or sponsor educational training workshops for families and professionals.
Develop the following workshops to provide on an ongoing basis: advocating for the special needs child (4-6 week series). How to start a SEPAC in your school (3 week) series- Also, other workshops with qualified professionals offered as able.