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The Parent Advocacy Center of New Jersey

For Children and Adolescents with Special Needs

107 Cedar Grove Lane, Suite 104
Somerset, New Jersey 08873

Tel: 732-220-0055

Fax: 732-220-0038


Parent Advocacy for Special Needs Children

For Parents who want to help their children to achieve academic, social,and emotional success in school.

A Parent Advocate can provide you with the skills and tools you need in order to help your child or teen to get the most out of their school experience.

With a Parent Advocate you can choose to:

  • Learn the most effective ways to advocate for your child yourself including learning the steps required to get the support your child needs.
  • Have a direct representative at school meetings regarding your child's educational needs including review of the following: IEP development and review, classification for services, testing results, and improving communication between parents and the school.
  • Discuss an evaluation and recommendation for alternative school placement options if needed.
  • A review of all aspects of your child's developmental and academic history.
Who Can Benefit?

  • Children and teens who have special needs and may require special education through their public or private school or an out of district school program.
  • Special needs include: Attention Deficit Disorder, Dyslexia, Language and/or Speech delays, Emotional and Behavioral difficulties, Autism, Developmental Delays, Neurological Disorders, Chronic Illness, and other Learning Disabilities.
  • Nancy Friedman-Cohen, MSW,LCSW Owner and Director Has worked with children, teens, and parents for over 25 years as a skilled educator, psychotherapist, and parent advocate.

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