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Under federal special education laws, “transition” services means a coordinated set of activities for a student, designed within a results-oriented process, that promotes movement from school to post-school activities, including post-secondary education, vocational education, integrated employment (including supported employment), continuing and adult education, adult services, independent living, or community participation.

The Supportive Housing Association of New Jersey (SHA) is organizing a campaign known as “Opening 1000 Doors.” This campaign seeks to encourage the New Jersey Legislature to add funds to the Administration’s budget sufficient to provide housing vouchers to 1000 individuals with disabilities. Please sign the petition.

Return Home New Jersey Compromise Bill is Harmful to Individuals with Disabilities Served Out-of-State By: Hinkle, Fingles & Prior, Attorneys at Law Yesterday we broadcast a legislative update and action alert regarding Senate Bill 2600 based on a reported compromise between the New Jersey Legislature and the Governor regarding DDD’s Return Home New Jersey (RHNJ) […]

By: Hinkle, Fingles & Prior, Attorneys-at-Law It appears as though the State of New Jersey is backing away from its controversial Return Home New Jersey program. This ill-advised policy attempts to relocate over 500 people with severe disabilities placed by New Jersey in appropriate out-of-state programs to in-state settings which are often unable to meet […]

Hinkle, Fingles & Prior recently submitted testimony to the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee in support of New Jersey Senate Bill 2600, which proposes important protections for families affected by the New Jersey Division of Developmental Disabilities’ “Return Home New Jersey” (RHNJ) Initiative. The firm’s testimony is below.     January 16, […]

More than 500 guests, friends and families joined us yesterday as we celebrated 40 years of advocacy at Hinkle, Fingles & Prior. Thank you to everyone for marking this milestone in the firm’s history, and for making the day so outstanding.

Hinkle, Fingles & Prior, Attorneys at Law are proud to announce the Grand Opening of our new office in Wall, New Jersey. 1540 Highway 138 Suite 204D Wall, New Jersey 07719 609-896-4200 Open House • Legal Q&A • Free Consultation JOIN US Saturday, November 23, 2013 9 AM – 2 PM 9 AM Open House: […]

Hinkle, Fngles & Prior has estanlished a Pro bono Program, the goal of which is to provide legal representation to families that would not otherwise be able to secure this level of advocacy for their child.

By Hinkle, Fingles & Prior, P.C., Attorneys at Law On January 1, 2013 the Department of Children and Families (DCF) assumed responsibility for determining eligibility and providing services for children and young adults with developmental disabilities under the age of 21. In late December, most families eligible for services from the Division of Developmental Disabilities […]

By: Hinkle, Fingles & Prior, P.C., Attorneys at Law The Division of Developmental Disabilities has fundamentally changed the ways in which individuals are found eligible for services through new rules for eligibility that went into effect on January 22, 2013. There are two big changes: On January 1, 2013, the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) […]

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