Dyslexia Screening Now Required in New Jersey

As posted by Common Ground on April 22, 2014 Governor Christie has signed a package of bills that will benefit students with reading difficulties. Under the new requirements, young children who are showing signs of reading problems will have to be screened for dyslexia within the first few months of second grade. The bill, S-2442, […]

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Special Education Task Force Bill Signed By Governor Christie

From Specialedfundingnj.org Bipartisan legislation to establish a task force to improve the funding, delivery and effectiveness of special education programs and services in New Jersey was signed into law earlier this spring by Governor Christie. The legislation was introduced in response to an Asbury Park Press series in 2010 on New Jersey’s special education system. […]

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News from Trenton: Changes to Support Services for Children and Teens

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has proposed big changes in the service delivery system for children and teens with developmental disabilities. If the proposal is approved by the state legislature, services such as family support, crisis services and other supports, which are currently provided by the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD), would be provided by […]

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