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The Family Support Center of NJ training department conducts interactive sessions intended to assist families of children with developmental disabilities targeting different age ranges in order to address unique needs. For professionals, trainings are provided across various disability specific areas of interest, including; education, employment and other professional development areas. Within each of the training sessions, attendees are exposed to appropriate advocacy strategies and are encouraged to develop a person centered approach towards planning and services.
POAC offers a multitude of training opportunities throughout the state of New Jersey. Our workshops are available in full day sessions, half day sessions, evening sessions, and can be packaged as a full series. They are run in locations throughout the state during the week and on weekends in an effort to meet the varied scheduling requirements of anyone involved with teaching and caring for those with autism. All workshops have applications for a variety of developmental disabilities across varied environments.
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