Education & Training

The Family Resource Network offers a variety of educational opportunities for both professionals and families.

Educational Opportunities

The Family Resource Network offers a variety of educational opportunities for both professionals and families. Our trainings and education programs are offered virtually and in person. Topics include epilepsy, autism, transition, IEP development, and caregiving, to name a few.

Autism Scholarship Program

A scholarship opportunity for graduating New Jersey high school residents with a diagnosis of Autism who plan on pursuing post-secondary education at a college or vocational level. Application due May 1.

Geographic area: Statewide

Contact: 732-262-8020

Epilepsy Public and Professional Presentations

Training and in-services on the medical, educational and social impact of epilepsy available to any interested organizations. Specialized training available for: school nurses, school personnel, students, seniors, first responders, and law enforcement.     

Geographic area: Statewide

Contact: 800-336-5843

 

Epilepsy Scholarship Program

For graduating high school seniors with epilepsy who are pursuing their educational goals and who have financial need. Scholarship recipients are selected through a competitive process.

Geographic area: Statewide

Contact: 800-336-5843

 

KIDZ Connect

KIDZ Connect Training helps school-age children with intellectual & developmental disabilities successfully integrate with their peers in existing after school programs by providing free training to after school staff.

Geographic area: Statewide

Contact: 732-262-8020

 

Training Calendar

The online calendar provides professionals with a tool to help plan and promote events, as well as a place for family members and caregivers to access detailed information about activities in their area.

Geographic area: Statewide

Contact: 732-262-8020

 

Youth Caregiver Award

 For outstanding caregiving service to a family member by an individual aged 18 or younger.

Geographic area: Statewide

Contact: 732-262-8020

 

Webinars

Interactive online sessions intended to assist family members and professionals

working within the field of disabilities. We welcome you to view our archived webinars at your convenience and to explore the upcoming sessions that are currently accepting registration.

Geographic area: Statewide

Contact: 800-372-6510

RSS Epilepsy News from The Family Resource Center

  • 2020 Glow Walk Run
    Epilepsy Services of New Jersey’s Glow Walk Run is a Halloween themed 5k walk/run complete with assorted activities and resources for families to enjoy while aiding ESNJ’s quest in raising funds and spreading awareness to improve the quality of life of those living with Epilepsy. The post 2020 Glow Walk Run appeared first on Family […]
  • 44th Annual Golf Classic & Dinner
    The post 44th Annual Golf Classic & Dinner appeared first on Family Resource Network.
  • 2020 Epilepsy Scholarship
    Epilepsy Services of New Jersey is pleased to announce the existence of a scholarship program for New Jersey high school seniors who have epilepsy. We will be offering $1,000 scholarships to New Jersey high school seniors with Epilepsy who plan to attend a college or university. Academic achievement and participation in activities will be considered.  […]
  • Paint The Pony Purple 2020
    Save the Date - Sunday, November 1st, 2020 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm. ESNJ’s Paint the Pony Purple is held every year at The Stone Pony in Asbury Park New Jersey to raise awareness for Epilepsy and provide a safe and fun concert for individuals with Epilepsy and their families. The post Paint The Pony […]
  • “Paul’s Law” Is Officially Signed By Governor Murphy
    Governor Phil Murphy today signed S4141, also known as “Paul’s Law”, which will authorize parents or guardians to request the use of an individualized health care plan for students with epilepsy or seizure disorders. The law is named after Paul St. Pierre, a 13-year-old boy from Maple Shade who has epilepsy and advocated for the […]
  • Epilepsy Alliance America Celebrates its First Year and Launches New Website!
    On July 23, 2018 eight (8) State-based non-profit organizations, serving approximately 1 million people living with epilepsy and seizure disorders, united to form the Epilepsy Alliance America (EAA), a national organization dedicated to providing local support, care, and services to those living with epilepsy. “EAA’s founding member organizations are elevating daily service levels, and have […]
  • Day at the Beach 2019
    On Friday July 26th, Epilepsy Services of New Jersey (ESNJ) held its yearly Day at the Beach Event at the Governor’s Beach House in Island Beach State Park, in Seaside Heights New Jersey. The weather could not have been nicer for an event that has brought such relaxation and fun for families and individuals living […]
  • Advocacy Alert: Introducing Paul’s Law
    On July 10th, Epilepsy Services of New Jersey (ESNJ) and Paul’s Purple Warriors NJ (PPWNJ) met with Senator James Beach of the 6th Legislative District to discuss creating a safe school environment for children with epilepsy. Paul’s Law will require that all school personnel are trained in seizure first aid and that school districts have […]
  • Camp NOVA Is Back!
    Summer is finally here and that means that it is time for Epilepsy Services of New Jersey’s very own Camp NOVA! Camp NOVA is made for children and young adults with epilepsy and intellectual and developmental disabilities to enjoy a safe and fun environment for the summer with a wealth of activities that keep campers […]
  • 1st Annual ESNJ Mother’s Brunch
    On May 19th Epilepsy Services of New Jersey hosted our first annual Mother’s Brunch at the Moonshine Supper Club in Millburn. The brunch celebrated mothers of individuals with epilepsy for all that they do, day in and day out. Attendees enjoyed a delicious brunch and delightful conversation with other mothers who were able to share […]
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