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ATAC of DRNJ - AT Summit

Join consumers and professionals for a day of learning and sharing about all areas of Assistive Technology.

Date: September 19, 2017, 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location: The Conference Center at Mercer Community College

Attendance is free but registration is required. To register, go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/atac-of-drnj-at-summit-2017-tickets-36226666936

For more information contact DRNJ at 1-800-922-7233 or advocate@drnj.org

SPAN START Project Trainings

​The START Project is presenting regional trainings to support families and to address the impact of the over-identification of specific racial and ethnic groups for special education. ​Parents and educators of children who are already receiving special education services and parents and educators of children who are having difficulty in school in the process of being determined to be eligible for special education services will benefit from this training.

For information about topics and locations, go to http://www.spanadvocacy.org/content/start-project-trainings

NJCDD's Next Conference...What’s Your Advocacy?

The NJCDD is now planning the next FREE advocacy training seminar, which will take place on Saturday, August 19 at the Hyatt Regency Princeton from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

For this next event, NJCDD will be partnering with the Alliance Center for Independence and the Rev UP! NJ campaign to prepare New Jersey residents and their families for voting, speaking up to their elected leaders, and participating more fully in our democracy.

This day-long event will feature:
• Guest Speakers
• Fun and Informative Advocacy Exercises
• Roundtable Discussions
• Voting Booth Tutorials
• Networking Opportunities

For more information, go to https://njcdd.org/njcdd-presents-whats-your-advocacy-conference/

South Asian Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Meetings in Central New Jersey

SAMHIN AA meetings are every Thursday from 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm at the First Presbyterian Church in Iselin, NJ. No appointment is necessary – any individual with an alcohol problem and a desire to quit is welcome.

First Presbyterian Church
1295 Oak Tree Road (enter on Middlesex Ave)
Iselin, NJ 08830

If you have a question, contact them by email at info@samhin.org or phone Gurmeet: 732-718-3841; Pradip: 848-248-0709; Shah: 917-626-7131; Dipak: 732- 233-5938

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Dialogues with Dan

On Tuesday evenings from 6:30 - 7:30 pm, Dan Windheim hosts the internet radio show "Dialogues with Dan". Dan conducts interviews with individuals making a difference in the disability community. To access the broadcast, go to http://www.rocklandworldradio.com/program/dialogues/

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New Jersey's designated protection and advocacy system for people with disabilities

Disability Rights New Jersey
210 S Broad Street, 3rd Floor
Trenton, New Jersey 08608
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