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Hinkle, Fingles, Prior & Fischer and ASAH present the 2016 Special Education Advocacy Workshop Series for parents. Dates in February and March 2016.

The New Jersey Comprehensive Assessment Tool is the newest assessment the Division of Developmental Disabilities (“DDD”) is using to determine eligibility and funding levels. Completing this questionnaire is one of the most important steps you will take in preparing for your child to receive the appropriate level of supports and services from DDD.

Hinkle, Fingles & Prior, Attorneys at Law is proud to partner with Eden Autism Services, a not-for-profit organization with a mission to improve the lives of children and adults with autism, to bring you this unique advocacy program. Six workshops will address the legal and advocacy issues facing parents, guardians and siblings of those affected by autism spectrum disorders from the early years following diagnosis, through the school years, and into adult life.

Hinkle, Fingles & Prior partner, Ira M. Fingles, Esq., will present a workshop at the 46th Annual Autism Society National Conference: Connect, Learn, Advocate, and Thrive. On Friday, July 10, 2015, from 2:30 PM-3:45 PM., Ira will be joined by David L. Holmes, Ed.D., BCBS, BCAP to present: ACCESSING EDUCATIONAL, RESIDENTIAL, ADULT SERVICES AND CUSTODY […]

The Alliance of Private Special Education Schools of North Jersey presents its Third Annual Conference designed to give parents of children and teens with disabilities the tools they need to be informed, engaged, and empowered! Attendees will leave the conference with ACTIONABLE STEPS to help them engage in the system, secure needed services, and understand the vital role of social skills.

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.

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 […]

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) […]

HF&P is offering a series of webinars in collaboration with Family Support Services of New Jersey, February 16, February 23, and March 1, 2012. Topics are: Creative Options for Housing, Funding and Support Services; Special Education – What The School District Can and Cannot Say: Beyond Basic Rights; and From Entitlement to Eligibility: Maximizing Services & Supports Through the Transition Years. Information and registration links here.

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