Are you productive at work?

Productivity in the workplace

Which type of worker are you? Which principles may be influencing your behavior at work? How can you increase your productivity? “I need coffee and some time to warm up before I tackle the tough stuff.” Does this sound like you? Do you find yourself knocking out easier, faster, more enjoyable tasks first thing in […]

Positive Reinforcement within the Work Environment

reinforcement at work

Keeping employees continuously motivated and excited about their jobs can be a difficult task.  Just as we use positive reinforcement with our learners, it is beneficial to use positive reinforcement within the workplace.  Employers may first ask what can be used as reinforcers.  But a more important question may be how to most effectively reinforce.   […]

Shared Leadership Capacity Building Series – May 2016

SPAN Shared Leadership

In collaboration with the County Councils for Young Children, the START Project/SPAN present the Shared Leadership Capacity Building Series!  This training will be held in 3 locations throughout New Jersey, and is designed to give both parents and community partners necessary tools for employing shared leadership and working together to benefit the community as a […]

Play for Wellness Fun Day – May 7, 2016 – Burlington

Play for Wellness

Burlington County’s Care Management Organization, Family Support Organization, and Youth Partnership present “Play for Wellness Fun Day”!  This event, held Saturday May 7, 2016, will help spotlight Mental Health Awareness in Burlington County.  Join for fun basketball competitions, refreshments, DJ, facepainting, and meet with local service providers in a mini resource fair setting!  Share This!

DDDC Summer Sibling Group

DDDC Sibling Group

The Douglass Developmental Disabilities Center at Rutgers University will be holding a Sibling Group this summer!  Sessions will be held on Thursdays during the months of June and July 2016.  The group will provide an opportunity for siblings of those with Autism Spectrum Disorder to share their experiences and learn from others, and of course […]

Taking Steps Toward Acceptance

Autism Acceptance

April is known around the globe as Autism Awareness Month.  Countless individuals sport the color blue, puzzle pieces, and ribbons to represent autism.  Parents and professionals gather to hear experts in the field speak about treatments, education, and stories of accomplishments and success.  Reporters share statistics and, for a moment, we take the time to […]

Paramus Workshops for Caregivers – April 20, 2016

April Workshop

On Wednesday, April 20, 2016 Navigating Autism in New Jersey is presenting an evening of workshops for parents, grandparents, and caregivers of individuals with autism and special needs.  These workshops will be held at Certified Financial Services, LLC, located at 52 Forest Ave, Paramus NJ 07652.  Doors open at 6:00pm, and the presentations will begin […]

POAC presents Safety Workshop – April 12, 2016

POAC workshop

POAC and United by Autism are presenting a FREE workshop and mini resource fair! “Hidden Dangers – Keeping Children with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities Safe in the Community, School, and Home” will discuss issues related to safety, emergency preparation, and crisis intervention.  The presenters will address the needs of individuals with varying special needs […]

Princeton Disability Awareness – Spring Carnival

Princeton Disability Awareness Carnival

Princeton Disability Awareness is holding its annual SPRING CARNIVAL on Sunday, April 24, 2016!  The carnival will feature an “Under the Sea” theme, and have numerous events for attendees to participate in – and even appearances by some special visitors (rumor has it Ariel, Nemo, and Spongebob may show up!).  The event will run 10:00am […]

Ocean County Council for Young Children – April 2016 Meetings and Events

Ocean CCYC April

Above and Beyond Learning Group has recently connected with the Ocean County Council for Young Children!  The CCYC makes it possible for parents and community partners to come together to help make a better community for our children.  Meetings are currently being held to determine the needs of the community – families are encouraged to […]