Stopping Abuse in Group Homes

Stopping Abuse in Group Homes

Unfortunately, the instances of abuse in New Jersey group homes have become an all too familiar topic of discussion. However, raising awareness of this critical issue is necessary to accomplish the changes integral to mitigating these preventable occurrences....
The Ongoing Battle to Pass Billy Cray’s Law

The Ongoing Battle to Pass Billy Cray’s Law

As you can see from my last post regarding my son Aidan, Preserving the Safety of Group Home Residents, passing Billy Cray’s Law is more necessary than ever. Incidents like that are preventable, or at the very least, they can be mitigated by the additional supervision...
Put an End to Group Home Misplacement

Put an End to Group Home Misplacement

New Jersey’s residential placement system can only guarantee the welfare of residents if safety standards and policies are upheld. Last week, my son Aidan was severely attacked by another resident within his group home. New Jersey’s Division of Developmental...
Our Recent Feature in Wayne Lifestyle Magazine

Our Recent Feature in Wayne Lifestyle Magazine

We are excited to announce that our law office was recently featured in Wayne Lifestyle Magazine! About Wayne Lifestyle Magazine Our publication is a community-focused magazine that aims to connect the residents to the people, places and things that make our city...
The Long Road to Passing Billy Cray’s Law

The Long Road to Passing Billy Cray’s Law

Nearly one year ago, we published our initial Help Pass Billy Cray’s Law article. And today, the passing of the Billy Cray Law, Bill A4013S3301, is still being held up by New Jersey’s legislators. Senator Edward Durr of District 3 is the primary sponsor of this...
Advocating for Justice

Advocating for Justice

The unfair treatment and disregard sometimes shown to people with special needs have to stop. Unfortunately, this personal story is just one of the many inexcusable instances of neglect shown by certain people of authority. My son Aidan showed up to school like this;...
Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services (RCAAS)

Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services (RCAAS)

Over the past several months, we have highlighted some of the outstanding support the RCAAS provides to adults with autism. This article will give you some information on the primary services they offer. Supporting Community Access through Leisure and Employment...
Autism Awareness Month 2022 – Proclamations

Autism Awareness Month 2022 – Proclamations

For this year’s final Autism Awareness post, we highlight proclamations given by President Joe Biden and New Jersey governor Phil Murphy. Having the continued commitment of the leadership in our country is of utmost importance to ensure that people with autism and...
Autism Awareness Month 2022 – A Personal Message

Autism Awareness Month 2022 – A Personal Message

Our initial Autism Awareness Month article discussed the facts and statistics correlating to this neurobiological disorder. In this post, I will share some personal knowledge, describing how autism affects my family and my views on how the focus of Autism Awareness...