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Tapinto.net: Drive for Autism Foundation Raises $41,000 at its 17th Annual Drive for Autism Golf Event

Tapinto.net: Drive for Autism Foundation Raises $41,000 at its 17th Annual Drive for Autism Golf Event

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ –  The Drive for Autism Foundation is pleased to announce that its annual golf event, Drive for Autism XVII, was a tremendous success. The Drive for Autism XVII was held on September 17 and 130 golfers had a great day of golf. Through their generosity, we are happy to

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Tapinto.net: Rutgers New Autism Center to Focus on Research, Clinical Care, Education

Tapinto.net: Rutgers New Autism Center to Focus on Research, Clinical Care, Education

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Rutgers University has opened a research center to study the treatment and service needs for people with autism spectrum disorders.

Funded through the Governor’s Council for Medical Research and the state Department of Health, the New Jersey Autism Center of Excellence is intended to integrate autism research, clinical

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Tapinto.net: Rutgers Opens Autism Research Center

Tapinto.net: Rutgers Opens Autism Research Center

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers University has opened research center to study the treatment and service needs for people with autism spectrum disorders that will allow an advisory board of parents and advocates of the disability community to identify unmet needs.

Based in New Brunswick, the New Jersey Autism Center of Excellence is funded

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Tapinto.net: Spotswood DECA To Walk For Autism

Tapinto.net: Spotswood DECA To Walk For Autism

PRINCETON, NJ – Spotswood High School’s DECA chapter will be lacing up the sneakers for the Sunday, October 14 Autism Speaks Walk. The walk begins at 10:30 a.m. at Educational Testing Services in Princeton. Spotswood DECA will be walking as a team and is inviting students, parents and Helmetta, Spotswood

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Tapinto.net: Union Catholic's CRAYON Club and Volleyball Team Join Forces for “Spike Out Autism''

Tapinto.net: Union Catholic's CRAYON Club and Volleyball Team Join Forces for “Spike Out Autism''

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Union Catholic’s volleyball team and C.R.A.Y.O.N Club will be joining forces at the annual “Spike Out Autism” event at Union Catholic on Saturday, Sept. 29.   

The C.R.A.Y.O.N (Community Raising Autism- Awareness Yielding Opportunities Now) Club will be hosting a special needs sports day for kids

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Tapinto.net: New Staff, Fresh STEM Initiative in Flemington-Raritan Schools

Tapinto.net: New Staff, Fresh STEM Initiative in Flemington-Raritan Schools

RARITAN TWP;., N.J. – The Flemington-Raritan School board welcomed 50 new staff members to the K-8 district at its meeting last week.

Their specialties run the gamut –from a kindergarten teacher, to experts in educating those with autism or disabilities, to lunch aides to new school nurses.

They each received

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Tapinto.net: Update: Glen Rock Bradford Street Home for Autistic Adults Moves Forward

Tapinto.net: Update: Glen Rock Bradford Street Home for Autistic Adults Moves Forward

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – The United Way and REED Next, a program of the REED Foundation for Autism, have partnered to provide a four-bedroom home for autistic individuals on Bradford Street.

“We’re happy to announce we have secured the construction

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Tapinto.net: Glen Rock Bradford Street Home for Autistic Adults Moves Forward

Tapinto.net: Glen Rock Bradford Street Home for Autistic Adults Moves Forward

GLEN ROCK, NJ – The United Way and the Reed Academy in Oakland have partnered to provide a four-bedroom home for autistic individuals on Bradford Street.

“We’re happy to announce we have secured the construction financing for the home,” Bergen County United Way President Tom Toronto said.

Construction should begin

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Tapinto.net: WallynZavy's Autistic Kids Can Do! Inc Wine Taste Fundraiser for Autism

Tapinto.net: WallynZavy's Autistic Kids Can Do! Inc Wine Taste Fundraiser for Autism

WallynZayv’s Autistic Kids Can Do!  Inc, is a non-profit 5013c organization that supports families that have autistic and special needs children.  The services that are provided are advocacy, social play dates, resources, seminars, workshops and family counseling is available.  The Wine Taste Event will have 2 guest speakers.  Anthony James,

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Tapinto.net: Fight Autism By Yoga (FABY)

Tapinto.net: Fight Autism By Yoga (FABY)

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FABY (Fight Autism By Yoga) invites you to enjoy a morning of yoga, and support the cause of autism on Sunday, August 19th, 11:00am – 12:15pm at The Ayurveda and Yoga Institute, Montville, NJ. Bring friends and family, and donate whatever amount you wish! All donations will be sent to Autism Speaks. For more

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Tapinto.net: Belmar/Lake Como Road Closure Alert: Autism Benefit Race Along Ocean Avenue, North Boulevard Tomorrow

Tapinto.net: Belmar/Lake Como Road Closure Alert: Autism Benefit Race Along Ocean Avenue, North Boulevard Tomorrow

BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — Tomorrow’s 10th annual Triathlon/Duathlon/Aquabike for Autism will bring morning road closures to both Belmar and Lake Como.

The August 5 event features a triathlon, duathlon, a relay-team triathlon and duathlon and aquabike competition, and usually draws thousands of competitors and onlookers to the beachfront.

Residents are

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Tapinto.net: Video: Westfield Girl with Autism Lives Her Dream Thanks to Local Organization and Disney

Tapinto.net: Video: Westfield Girl with Autism Lives Her Dream Thanks to Local Organization and Disney

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield resident Tony Bianchino had planned to visit Orlando, Florida with his family. But after meeting pediatric therapist Megan Sheehy of the Mini Socialites Foundation based out of Warren, the family trip turned into a dream come true for Bianchino’s 16-year-old daughter, Kira, who falls on the autism spectrum.

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