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Project SEARCH, Innovative Job Training Program for Young Adults with Autism, Intellectual Disabilities Begins 17-18 Recruiting Efforts

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The Project SEARCH-Overlook Medical Center  program is recruiting for its school year 2017-18 student cohort.  

We are looking for students who meet the following criteria:

  • 18-20 years old and plan to still be in high school next school year
  • Diagnosed with a developmental or intellectual disability including those with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Basic and effective communication skills (verbal or supported by technology)
  • Ability to take direction and change behavior if necessary
  • Desire to work competitively in the community!

Please join us for an informational session and tour on WednesdayMarch 1st at 7p.m. To register visit events.r20.constantcontact.com/.

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Please feel free to share with families you know who may have a child that would benefit from applying to Project SEARCH.

To learn more about Project SEARCH visit projectsearch.us.

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New Brunswick Civic League Leader Still Looking for New Challenges After 48 Years at Helm

June 16, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - After 48 years of leading the charge for change in New Brunswick, Dr. C. Roy Epps can still be found quietly working on weekends in The Civic League of Greater New Brunswick offices.

The tireless commitment of the 77-year-old President and CEO of this non-profit has helped provide residents access to a variety of health, housing and education services over the ...

Applications to Rutgers Jump Nearly 10 Percent; Increase from Out-of-State Students

June 15, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Applications to Rutgers University this year increased 9.4 percent over last year, university President Robert Barchi told the Board of Governors at a meeting this week.

The university received nearly 45,000 applications this year, Barchi said.

That included a 20 percent increase in the number of students from out-side New Jersey applying to Rutgers, the university ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Middle School Public Speaking Winners Announced

June 19, 2018

Wardlaw+Hartridge's Middle School held its public speaking finals in the Berry Performing Arts Center on May 24.

Congratulations to Jeni Lyn Vargas of Dunellen, who won the eighth-grade speech competition and the privilege to speak at the Stepping Up Ceremony on June 6, and David Ezra Flatau-Jones of Scotch Plains, who won the Streib Cup awarded to the best public speaker in the sixth ...

Small Business Ownership vs. Entrepreneurship

Written by: Samuel K. Burlum, Investigative Reporter and author of The Green Lane, a syndicated column, Published on 6/18/2018

Tags: Business, Community, Crowdfunding, Economy, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Small Business

Source: So, which are you – a Small Business Owner or an Entrepreneur? We compare the similarities and differences between the two, so you can ...