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The ABLE Act allows individuals who were deemed disabled before the age of 26 to save money in specific accounts and not jeopardize necessary government benefits. Before The ABLE Act was passed an individual with a disability who relied on … Continued

New Jersey 2013-2014 Budget

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Chris Christie signed the fiscal year 2014 budget into law on June 28, 2013. Below are some provisions that will impact people with disabilities. Special education is funded at $926.035,000.00. The Division of Developmental Disabilities receives $6,115,00.00 in state funding … Continued

Special Education School Placement

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Governor Christie recently signed a bill requiring the State Board of Education to promulgate regulations requiring school districts to take into account matters of continuity and consistency in determining special education placements during the IEP process. Primarily addressing the needs … Continued

Mental Health Parity Bill

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The bill S1253 would require the State Health Benefits Plan and the School Employees Health Benefits Plan to cover alcohol and substance abuse services under the same terms and conditions as other illnesses. If the plan does not cover alcohol … Continued

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