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BLOG: Specialized Education Programs - Challenge & Accommodate

In the special education field, everyone looks to achieve a balance between making education accessible and challenging. We spoke with Jacky Wilensky about what to consider when enrolling in a specialized education program.

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Check out our Enriching Lives magazine to read inspiring success stories and celebrate the achievements of our program participants as they achieve their goals!
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Megan has experienced Camp Merry Heart as both a camper and a volunteer. In our latest blog, she tells us what keeps her coming back and supporting her fellow campers.
Wait, you can rent Camp Merry Heart?
Did you know our 123-acre woodland campus is available for rent for your next group gathering or corporate activity? Impress your family, friends, or colleagues with a trip to camp this season.
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If you are ready to experience a summer of fun and friends, now is the time to sign up for Easterseals New Jersey's Camp Merry Heart summer one and two-week respite sessions.
Career Exploration
It’s rare anyone keeps the first job they receive for the rest of their lives. It’s common to see what else is out there and find a career which is the perfect fit for you. That’s where our career exploration program comes in…

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Easterseals New Jersey

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It’s Time for a Direct Service Professional Wage Increase in NJ

February 23, 2020

Senator Stephen Sweeney and Senator Troy Singleton have co-sponsored a bill in the New Jersey legisl…

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Megan Tells Us What Camp Means to Her

January 23, 2020

Megan came to Camp Merry Heart as a camper and had a fantastic time. So much so, that she couldnR…

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Specialized Education Programs: How to Challenge AND Accommodate

January 8, 2020

A Special Relationship with Special Education When raising a child with an intellectual or developme…

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The Business Side of Disability – Part 3

December 13, 2019

Making YOUR Workplace Accessible Welcome to PART 3 of our Business Side of Disability blog series. I…

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The Business Side of Disability – PART 2

October 15, 2019

As part of our continued celebration of October being National Disability Employment Awareness Month…

Stories From Our Clients

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Againts All Odds

When young Angel first came to Easterseals in 2015 for employment training he was anxious and open about his goals.

Elizabeth Ciancia Spotlight
A Day in the Community: A Royal Experience

They say that life is composed of a series of special moments and memories.

Adrien Lands Her Dream Job
A Dream Job for Adrien

Adrien came to Easterseals New Jersey’s Millville Program Center seeking help to obtain employment out in the community.

Artistic Expression
Artistic Expression

Our Sayreville group recently participated with the locals at Carteret Park to design a collaborative wing mural

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Atlantic Highlands Car Show, a Yearly Tradition

Our community enjoyed visiting the Atlantic Highlands Car Show, a yearly tradition in Middletown, NJ for over a decade.

Featured Programs

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Recreation

Our 123-acre, fully accessible camp in Hackettstown, NJ offers year-round programs in a beautiful setting that is both safe AND fun for children and adults (6 – 96+). With the support of our dedicated staff we provide activities that encourage inclusion and bring campers together in a way that promotes personal growth and accomplishment.

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Day Habilitation

Day Habilitation

At Easterseals New Jersey, our services for adults with developmental and physical disabilities are designed to provide options that maximize independence for the entire family. Our services are based on the participant’s interests and desires as well as the needs of the family/caregiver.

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Employment Services

Employment Services

Our vocational training and employment programs prepare individuals to enter the workforce and achieve financial independence. By providing opportunities to learn job skills and experience competitive employment our participants are ready to enter the world of work.

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