Welcome to the Jersey Shore Down Syndrome Association website.

Families of all types are impacted by Down syndrome, It the most frequently occurring chromosomal condition in the US. Whether you need information, to find a buddy for your child to play with, find a doctor or specialist or just need someone to talk to, JSDSA is here for you. Resources will be shared in person and here on the website.

This site is constantly being developed to benefit out members so please check back frequently.

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Rep. Lance Agrees To Cosponsor ABLE

Update for persons receiving DDD services who do not currently have Medicaid – from The Arc of NJ

I was forwarded this message (dated 02/27/13), which originated from The Arc of New Jersey. Dear Colleague, As you probably know, DDD regulations have changed, and everyone age 21 and older who is receiving DDD services must have Medicaid to continue to receive these services.  Read More

Regional Family Support Planning Council #6 Public Forum and Providers Fair Scheduled For March 14, 2013

Regional Family SupportRegional Family Supprot Plannign Council  Planning Council #6 (Monmouth and Ocean Counties) is a group of voluteer family members who  host public forums to obtain input to improve family support services provided by the Division of Developmental Disabilities. The  Read More

For DDD consumers who do not have Medicaid: Options for Achieving Medicaid Eligibility

This email originated from The ARC of New Jersey. As you probably know, DDD issued new rules last month, requiring all persons 21 and older, who receive DDD services, to be Medicaid eligible. The attached article titled, “Options for Achieving Medicaid Eligibility for Individuals  Read More

Bill Addresses Innovation in Housing Options for People with Disabilities In New Jersey

News on Bill (S-254), which was released on Monday by the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee.  The bill seeks to expand housing options for persons with autism and other developmental disabilities. Bill Addresses Innovation in Housing Options for People  Read More


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