Parent Resources


“Mom 2 Mom” is a statewide program funded by the New Jersey Department of Children and Families and directed by University Behavioral HealthCare (UBHC)
HELP LINE - 1-877-914-MOM2 (1-877-914-6662)


Counseling Resources

Crisis Hotline and Community Resource Numbers

Línea directa de Crisis de Servicios de Salud Mental de Saint Clare’s y Números de Recursos Comunitarios

Kean University Psychological Services


New Jersey Special Education Information:

Specific Disabilities:

Autism :

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder :

Other Disabilities:


  • Case Manager:   A child study team member who coordinates the development, monitoring and evaluation of the effectiveness of the IEP. The case manager will schedule meetings with you and appropriate school staff members. The case manager also serves as your contact when you have questions regarding your child's special education program and services.
  • Child Study Team Evaluation : A way of collecting information about your child's special learning needs, strengths, and interests. An evaluation is used to help make decisions about whether your child is eligible for special education and related services. The evaluation will include administering individual tests, observing your child, a review of records, and talking with you and your child. The evaluation may include the following: an educational assessment, health appraisal, psychological assessment, social assessment, a speech/language assessment, and other evaluations as appropriate to determine if your child is eligible for special education and related services. 
  • Individualized Education Program (IEP) : This is a written plan that details what your child will be taught and documents what will be provided to your child through special education and related services.
  • Preschool Child With A Disability : A child ages three to five, with an identified disabling condition and/or measurable developmental delay, who requires and would benefit from special education and related services.
  • Related Services : Services which children with educational disabilities require to benefit from their educational programs. Related services may include the following: counseling, training for parents about the educational needs of their child, speech-language therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, transportation, as well as other appropriate services which the child needs to benefit from an education as required by their IEP.
  • Special Education : Instruction and needed related services modified or designed, at no cost to parents/guardians, to meet individual needs of a child with disabilities, including instruction in classrooms, homes, hospitals, and other institutions.
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