Simplifying Residential Placement in New Jersey

Simplifying Residential Placement in New Jersey

Securing quality residential placement for children and adults with special needs in New Jersey may seem like a daunting process. At the Law Offices of Johanna G. Burke, we can work with our clients and their family members every step of the way to ensure they find...
Fighting for Safety in New Jersey Group Homes

Fighting for Safety in New Jersey Group Homes

As I have previously discussed, finding quality group homes in New Jersey is often more difficult than it should be. This issue directly correlates to a case I am currently litigating. Too Little Too Late Perkins Lane Group Home in Burlington County, New Jersey is set...
Support Billy Cray’s Law

Support Billy Cray’s Law

New Jersey group homes should be a safe haven for those with special needs to receive the support they deserve while learning how to reach their full potential. The safety of group home residents needs to be a top priority, and we must do everything in our power to...
Extending Special Education Services in New Jersey

Extending Special Education Services in New Jersey

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many students with special needs were unable to access the services and support they required during this past year. This could have an especially devastating effect on 20-year-old students on the cusp of aging out of state-sponsored...
How to Stop Bullying in New Jersey Schools – Part 3

How to Stop Bullying in New Jersey Schools – Part 3

In our latest How to Stop Bullying in New Jersey Schools article, we are going to discuss how peer support can be a powerful tool in preventing the bullying of children with special needs. A Look Back: Creating a Safe Environment for Youth with Disabilities How...
Finding Quality Group Homes in New Jersey

Finding Quality Group Homes in New Jersey

Depending on your family’s unique circumstances, it is not always possible to provide adequate care for your child with special needs on your own. Many people with special needs require the care and support offered within New Jersey group homes. Unfortunately, the...
How to Stop Bullying in New Jersey Schools – Part 2

How to Stop Bullying in New Jersey Schools – Part 2

Bullying in our schools is an all-too-common occurrence, and this is especially true in regard to children with special needs. In our first How to Stop Bullying in New Jersey Schools article, we discussed Creating a Safe Environment for Youth with Disabilities. In...
Celebrating Autism Awareness Month

Celebrating Autism Awareness Month

In 1972, National Autistic Children’s week was launched by the Autism Society to help provide the public with a better understanding of autism while giving a voice to autistic children and their families. National Autistic Children’s week evolved into Autism Awareness...